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New York-Broadway
Elephant Man
The Elephant Man -Extended to 2/26/15! Bradley Cooper makes the much done Pomerance play an event . . Read More
 Illusionists, Witness the Impossible
Illusionists, Witness the Impossible - these talented tricksters have genuine appeal, but the show's blaring music, hokey jokes, and sense of self-importance get in the way. It's more sizzle than steak. . . Read More
Side Show
Side Show -Closing 1/04! A smartly rejiggered, beautifully staged and ideally cast musical with a superb cast . . Read More
The River
The River - Extended to 2/08/15! . . Read More
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The Real Thing
The Real Thing - It will undoubtedly dazzle those as yet unfamiliar with the renowned playwright's ultra sophisticated wordplay.Read More
The Last Ship
The Last Ship - Sting sails to Broadway with a musical featuring an original story and score. . Read More
 Disgraced
Disgraced - Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer Prihze play on Broadway with a new foursome around the dinner table.. . Read More
 On the Town
On the Town - this old wine in a flavorful new bottle lands successfully in a 4x bigger Broadway theater . . Read More
 It's Only a Play
It's Only a Play - The original closing, extended and now closing 3/29/15 but with Martin Short stepping in for Nathan Lane as of 1/07/15. . . Read More
The Country House
The Country House - Donald Margulies's ode to Chekhov ends up as something of a poor cousin to the work of its honoree . . Read More
The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-time
The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-time - a genre-crossing, electrifying stage adaptation of Mark Haddon's best selling novel . . Read More
 You Can't Take It With You
You Can't Take It With You - An all-star cast proves that you can still appreciate Kaufman and Hart's wit and humor . .Limited engagement extended to 2/02/15! Read More
Love Letters
Love Letters -To an early grave-- closing Dec. 14th! A. R. Gurney's 35-year-old epistolary 2-hander . . Read More
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This Is Our Youth
This Is Our Youth - an insightful, gutsy, street-smart contemporary drama. Read More
 Phantom of the opera
The Phantom of the Opera - Norm Lewis will continue until 1/31/15 but Mary Michael Patterson is the new Christine from 9/08/14 to 12/13/14 . . Read More
Cabaret
Cabaret Emma Stone is now Sally Bowles at Studio 54 . . Read More
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New York Off-Broadway

Café Society Swing
Café Society Swing - It was called, "the wrong place for the right people," but it was a prime New York hot spot in the 1930's and '40's. . . Read More
 A Christmas Memory
A Christmas Memory - Truman Capote's sentimental Christmas story musicalized at the Irish Rep . . Read More
 Beware Of Young Girls: Kate Dimbleby Sings The Dory Previn Story
Beware Of Young Girls: Kate Dimbleby Sings The Dory Previn Story - Dimbleby is fantastic as Dory. With a voice that's warm, clear and full, she delivers Previn's gems with flawless phrasing and meticulous shading. . . Read More
Pocatello
Pocatello -T. R. Knight's Eddie joins Samuel D. Hunter's gallery of men at a traumatic moment in their lives. . . Read More
 Every Brilliant Thing
Every Brilliant Thing - this solo show takes a firm stance that in the face of hardship, that's when it's most important to celebrate what's brilliant in life. . . Read More
 The Invisible Hand
The Invisible Hand - Ayad Ahktar's suspenseful play is depressingly timely . . Read More
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Disenchanted
Disenchanted - no let-up to the brittle wit and savvy wisdom spread through by this grand musical show Read More
 A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations)
A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations) - Sam Shepard brings the myth of Oedipus into the Mojave Desert in an intriguing if ungainly new play . . Read More
The Underclassman
The Underclassman - Prospect Company's collegiate musical is not perfect but perfect enough not to miss . . Read More
Tamburlaine, Parts I and II
Tamburlaine, Parts I and II - John Douglas Thompson adds another jewel to his crown as Marlowe's bloodthirsty conqueror Extended to Jan 4th. . Read More
Major Barbara
Major Barbara - Shaw's play gets a fine production at the Pearl Theater . . Read More
The Oldest Boy
The Oldest Boy - Sarah Ruhl's beautiful new play a triumph for Celia Keenan-Bolger, but could use a little more drama . . Read More
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Tail! Spin!
Tail! Spin! - Extended run shortened to Jan. 4th closing! a fast-moving refresher course. Read More
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London
 Cats
Cats Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1980s musical gets a makeover . . . Read More
 The Wind in the Willows
The Wind in the Willows The Royal Opera House's charming ballet production blows into the West End . . . Read More


 Hope
Hope Play about hard decisions about budget cuts in Labour's heartland . . . . Read More
 Assassins
Assassins Sondheim's shocking musical gets a thrilling production at the Chocolate Factory . . . Read More
 God Bless the Child
God Bless the Child A play about student revolution but the students are 8 year olds . . . Read More
 Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Behind the Beautiful Forevers A spectacular epic play about life, death and corruption in India . . . Read More
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 An Evening with Arnold Schwarzenegger
An Evening with Arnold Schwarzenegger - Ninety minutes with the creator of The Terminator . . Read More
 White Christmas
White Christmas - This touring production brings some seasonal song and dance and snow . . . Read More
 Made in Dagenham
Made in Dagenham - This musical adaptation of the film comes with quite some pedigree. . . Read More
 Sunny Afternoon
Sunny Afternoon - What makes this musical real is the relevance of the lyrics but what makes it outstanding is the quality of performance. . . Read More
Memphis
Memphis - Extended to 10/31/15! The musical lands in London . . Read More
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Philadelphia

Outside Mullingar - Shanley's charming tale from the Old Sod comes to Philadelphia. . . Read More
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Washington - DC
 
The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism With a Key to the Scriptures
The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism With a Key to the Scriptures - Tony Kushner has a lot to say in his over-written play . . Read More
Bad Jews
Bad Jews -Joshua Harmon's play well done in DC . . Read More
 Sex With Strangers
Sex With Strangers - Laura Eason's two-character play is a very clever and often very funny take on fallout from the influence of the internet on personal lives . . Read More
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Connecticut
Picasso at the Lapin Agile
Picasso at the Lapin Agile - Gordon Edelstein directs Steve Martin's comedy with one eye on the human comedy, the other on the mysteries of creativity. . . . Read More
War
War - A world premiere by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins at Yale Rep. . . Read More
Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn - Goodspeed's revival is extended to 12/28! . . . Read More


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