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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:53:03 GMTAnnaleigh Ashford and Jake Gyllenhaal in “Sunday in the Park With George,” at City Center.In this gala performance, Mr. Gyllenhaal plays the French painter Georges Seurat at work. It’s another musical night to remember at City Center.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:00:03 GMTGlenn Close as Norma Desmond in “Sunset Boulevard.”Ms. Close is bringing the role back to Broadway for 16 weeks beginning in February at the Palace Theater.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:09:10 GMTJimonn Cole, foreground, in “Public Enemy,” David Harrower’s adaptation of Ibsen’s “An Enemy of the People.”Ibsen’s evergreen story still has much to offer in this 90-minute version by David Harrower, given a modern-dress production by the Pearl Theater.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:37:00 GMTFrom left, Ry Szelong, Kaaron Briscoe and Morgan Lindsey Tachco in “Now Is the Time. Now Is the Best Time. Now Is the Best Time of Your Life.”An oddly endearing production at the Abrons Arts Center that traffics far more in scary bearded creatures than narrative intelligibility.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:35:37 GMTA 600 Highwaymen production of “Employee of the Year.” The troupe will be performing “The Fever” at the Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival in January.The 13th annual festival includes “Blueprint Specials,” a musical performed at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 01:55:01 GMTPeter Mark Kendall and Leah Karpel in “The Harvest,” by Samuel D. Hunter, at Lincoln Center Theater.This new play by Samuel D. Hunter centers on a group of 20-somethings who are exploring their problems as they prepare for a mission to the Middle East.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:29:33 GMTBrad Heberlee, left, and David Hyde Pierce in “A Life,” at Playwrights Horizons.David Hyde Pierce stars in this bleak new play by Adam Bock, which swerves suddenly from the mundane to the shocking.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:39:56 GMTEmma RiceA statement from the theater’s board suggested that the use of technology in productions led to the decision about her departure, in 2018.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:32:25 GMTLorenzo Lamas, 58, plays El Gallo in “The Fantasticks” at Theater Center.Mr. Lamas, now in “The Fantasticks,” talks about his life in and out of show business and what brought him back to the stage.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 02:00:14 GMTJomama Jones, center, in “Duat,” at the Connelly Theater.Eternity is downright cozy in Daniel Alexander Jones’s hearts-and-flowers-themed exploration of life and what lies beyond in this Soho Rep production.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 02:00:01 GMTRaymond Lee and Jennifer Ikeda in Qui Nguyen’s “Vietgone.”Qui Nguyen’s raucous comedy about Vietnamese refugees in America in 1975 smartly nails the dissonance of immigration.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 01:17:50 GMTFrom left, Marie Mullen, Aisling O’Sullivan and Marty Rea in “The Beauty Queen of Leenane,” directed by Garry Hynes.Highlights include a production of the Tony-winning black comedy “The Beauty Queen of Leenane,” directed by Garry Hynes in her Brooklyn Academy of Music debut.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:46:47 GMTA portrait of Christopher Marlowe, a Shakespeare colleague and rival.Marlowe is being listed on the three “Henry VI” plays, parts 1, 2 and 3, which have long been believed to be the work of more than one writer.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:32:19 GMTRachel Weisz and Ken Barnett in David Hare’s “Plenty” at the Public Theater, in a revival by David Leveaux.Rachel Weisz plays Susan Traherne, the radioactively unhappy center of this play, revived by David Leveaux at the Public Theater 34 years after opening there.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:58:42 GMTAleshea HarrisMs. Harris won the Relentless Award, which is awarded annually to a playwright in honor of Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:37:25 GMTThe cast of “That Golden Girls Show! A Puppet Parody,” whose creator is the subject of a lawsuit.A playwright claims that the current Off Broadway show was stolen when a creative partnership turned sour.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 14:54:08 GMTRuth Wilson and Jake Gyllenhaal in the play “Constellations.”The film star’s return to Broadway in Lanford Wilson’s “Burn This” has been postponed.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:51:35 GMTScenes from the production based on the diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky, in which Mikhail Baryshnikov plays the early-20th-century ballet great who became schizophrenic.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:53:09 GMTIn “Letter to a Man,” based on the diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky, Mikhail Baryshnikov plays the early-20th-century ballet great who became schizophrenic.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:25:05 GMTIan-Lloyd Anderson, left, and Liam Heslin in “The Plough and the Stars.”Sean Holmes’s contemporary take on Sean O’Casey’s drama set during the 1916 Easter Rising offers no illusions of heroism.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:35:58 GMTFrom left, John Goodman, John Slattery and Nathan Lane in the revival of “The Front Page,” the Hecht-MacArthur love letter to newspapering.Nathan Lane and a deep cast star in this revival of a 1928 stage classic about journalism, now at the Broadhurst Theater.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:10:15 GMTHigh prices are a natural reflection of great demand and scant supply. In a free market, they are inevitable until demand subsides or supply expands.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:00:21 GMTFrom left, George Salazar, Ciara Renée and Nick Blaemire in “Tick, Tick…Boom!” by the Keen Company at the Acorn Theater.The musical, being revived by the Keen Company, finds some affection in this early work by Mr. Larson.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:53:20 GMTFrom left, Russell Morton, Toby Manley and Lucy Grattan in “Mr. Popper’s Penguins.”“Mr. Popper’s Penguins,” at the New Victory Theater, stars life-size puppets as the creatures that upend a sedate couple’s lives — and warm their hearts.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:25:27 GMTA scene from “The Humans,” with, from left, Cassie Beck, Arian Moayed, Reed Birney, Jayne Houdyshell, Lauren Klein and Sarah Steele.A critical guide to productions in New York City, including shows in previews.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:00:01 GMTLaura Osnes and Corey Cott, who will star in “Bandstand” when it goes to Broadway.Andy Blankenbuehler, who has won Tonys for choreography of “In the Heights” and “Hamilton,” will direct this production, slated for an April opening.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:00:28 GMTTeenagers at a camp run by Evoke Therapy Programs. A new documentary theater piece, “Wilderness,” at Abrons Arts Center, was inspired by such efforts.The new multimedia piece, at the Abrons Arts Center, was based on the producer Anne Hamburger’s experience with placing her son in wilderness therapy.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 02:00:02 GMTFrom left, Richard Armitage, Amy Ryan, Ben Rosenfield and Zoe Kazan in “Love, Love, Love.”A pair of soul mates obliviously advance from the ages of 19 to 64 in Mike Bartlett’s play, set in London.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:54:33 GMTKim David Smith at the New York Cabaret Convention.It represents the conservative uptown wing of a field whose downtown avant-garde is merging music with performance art, political satire and gender and genre bending.