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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:41:17 GMTLin-Manuel Miranda addressed the crowd waiting for the “Hamilton” lottery to be drawn outside the Richard Rodgers Theater in 2015.From lotteries to apps, there are several easy ways to score inexpensive tickets to a show. Even one about a certain former Treasury secretary.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:19:03 GMTFrom left, Moira O’Sullivan, Sean Hinckle, Missy Burmeister and Gabriel Aprea in “Beneath the Gavel, which focuses on art and money.“Beneath the Gavel” gets some things right as it dramatizes an auction. But the subtleties of the art market remain beyond most writers’ skills.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:00:24 GMTPatti LuPone, left, and Christine Ebersole.They play the rival cosmetics titans Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden in the new musical “War Paint.”
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:37:34 GMTAna Reeder in “When It’s You” at the Clurman Theater at Theater Row.The narrator of Courtney Baron’s playreacts with horror when she learns an ex-boyfriend is responsible for a mass shooting.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:41:38 GMTWill Bond in “Chess Match No. 5,” which is about John Cage and was conceived and directed by Anne Bogart.The SITI Company’s opaque, mystifying play is built entirely from the composer’s quotations, arranged into an exploration of the artistic process.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:00:02 GMTJohn Leguizamo in his solo show “Latin History for Morons,” at the Public Theater.In this harshly funny performance piece, a stand-up artist translates thoughts about Latino history into hyperkinetic action.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:58:53 GMTInside the Park Avenue Armory.How a set designer conceived an evolving, revolving new look for “The Hairy Ape" at the Park Avenue Armory.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 02:00:14 GMTFrom left, John Earl Jelks, Carlo Albán, Johanna Day, Michelle Wilson and Allison Wright in the play “Sweat.”Lynn Nottage’s bracingly topical play explores the working-class anger and anxieties that put Donald J. Trump in the White House.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:00:01 GMTPhillipa SooThe Broadway actress on playing Eliza Hamilton and performing for the Obamas.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:17:57 GMTPharrell WilliamsFox has signed on to produce the film, inspired by elements of Mr. Williams’s childhood in Virginia Beach, and Michael Mayer will direct.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:00:23 GMTJaneane Garofalo will make her Broadway debut in “Marvin’s Room” produced by the Roundabout Theater Company this summer.Ms. Garofalo will star alongside Lili Taylor and Celia Weston in Scott McPherson’s play.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:19:17 GMTDavid Storey, author of “The Changing Room,” outside the Morosco Theater in 1973.Mr. Storey’s plays often reflected Britain’s class tensions but resonated with audiences around the world and with people of all backgrounds.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:00:22 GMTMasks designed by veterans in a program run partly by the National Endowment for the Arts at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.Backers cite projects like expanding arts therapy for veterans to rebut calls for defunding the agencies.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:26:21 GMTThe composing team Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens.This musical, which ran on Broadway in 1990, depicts a folk tale set in the Caribbean.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:52:34 GMTDave Sikula, left, and Brendan Averett in “Sam & Dede, or My Dinner With Andre the Giant.”This play about Samuel Beckett and Andre the Giant is based on fact and the imaginings of the playwright Gino Dilorio.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:25:59 GMTBen Williams at a rehearsal for “The Terrifying,” at the Abrons Arts Center.The sound designer Ben Williams talks about the sonic elements that inspired his work on the play “The Terrifying,” at the Abrons Arts Center.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:20:56 GMTObi Abili in the title role of “The Emperor Jones,” at Irish Repertory Theater.Irish Repertory Theater has brought back Ciaran O’Reilly’s revelatory production of O’Neill’s 1920 play, with an almost entirely new cast.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:25:41 GMTThe Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek at her home in Vienna, in 2004.Excerpts from Elfriede Jelinek’s “On the Royal Road: The Burgher King,” a work inspired by the president, will be presented in New York on Monday.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:28:55 GMTFor the actress, a tidy alcove studio carpeted in silvery white has room enough for everything that really matters.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:45:57 GMTMadison Ferris, foreground, as Laura, and Sally Field as Amanda in “The Glass Menagerie.”Some people are calling Sam Gold’s “The Glass Menagerie” manipulative. I call it vital theater.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:08:23 GMTJohn Bryant and Jessica Weeks share an embrace and their first kiss as husband and wife at the Stephen Sondheim Theater in Manhattan.After a Wednesday matinee, Jessica Weeks and John Bryant, more comfortable behind the scenes, took center stage to say, “I do.”
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:30:31 GMTFrom left: Eve Best, Edward Bluemel and Anthony Head in “Love in Idleness.”Trevor Nunn presents an uneasy hybrid of the Terence Rattigan work, while a new play about the origins of the S.D.P. is punchy and vibrantly directed by Polly Findlay.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:38:40 GMTJon Jon Briones as an enterprising pimp, with Samuel Li Weintraub as the son of a heroic country girl, played by Eva Noblezada in “Miss Saigon,” at the Broadway Theater.The singing scenery of “Miss Saigon” is back on Broadway, with political corrections and a newly proportioned cast.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:59:07 GMTJessie Mueller’s last performance in “Waitress,” continuing at the Brooks Atkinson Theater, is on Sunday. (The show’s songwriter, Sara Bareilles, will take over the role of Jenna after that.) See listing below.Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:43:56 GMTFront from left, Kevin Chamberlin, Tam Mutu, Scarlett Strallen and Arnie Burton in “The New Yorkers” at City Center.Cole Porter’s lost musical from 1930 raises a glass to the giddy heyday of Prohibition and high (really high) society.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:19:06 GMTFrom left, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Lewis and Henry Shields at the Old Red Lion Theater, where “The Play That Goes Wrong” was first performed in 2012.The three British actors behind this farcical mystery discuss the comedy and the thrill of possible injury in a performance.