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  1. 'Archduke': Theater Review

    1:26 pm 5/8/2017

    Playwright Rajiv Joseph, whose flair for adventurous subject matter has been evident in works like 'Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo' and 'Guards at the Taj,' finds outrageous laughs in the origins of World War I.Read more

  2. Mark Rylance Returning to Broadway in 'Farinelli and the King'

    12:31 pm 5/8/2017

    The Oscar and three-time Tony winner will star in a New York transfer of the Shakespeare's Globe production of Claire van Kampen's play with music, beginning performances in December. Read more

  3. 'The Band's Visit,' 'Oslo' Take Top Off-Broadway Season Honors

    8:52 pm 5/7/2017

    Outstanding revival at the 32nd Annual Lucille Lortel Awards went to the site-specific staging of 'Sweeney Todd' in a traditional pie shop, while acting honorees included Jennifer Ehle and Ben Platt. Read more

  4. Tonys: On the Town With 5 Weeks to Go

    6:31 pm 5/7/2017

    THR's awards columnist discusses the significance (or lack thereof) of pre-Tonys awards, the shows that have (and haven't) been able to overcome Tonys snubs at the box office, the view from backstage at the 'Birdman' theatre and more.Read more

  5. 'Angels in America': Theater Review

    6:12 am 5/5/2017

    Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane headline a return to the National Theatre for 'Angels in America,' Tony Kushner’s landmark opus set in New York at the height of the AIDS crisis. Read more

  6. 'The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui': Theater Review

    8:41 pm 5/4/2017

    British comedy veteran Lenny Henry stars in this topical revival of Bertolt Brecht’s classic political satire, 'The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui,' about a fascist demagogue and his alt-right followers.Read more

  7. 'Pacific Overtures': Theater Review

    4:15 pm 5/4/2017

    Stephen Sondheim's 1976 musical about the Westernization of Japan, 'Pacific Overtures,' a unique work even by the composer's adventurous standards, gets minimalist treatment in John Doyle's meticulous distillation for Classic Stage Company. Read more

  8. 'Amelie' Musical Is First 2017 Tony Awards Casualty

    4:00 pm 5/4/2017

    The stage adaptation of the 2001 French film scored zero nominations, prompting the decision to close just seven weeks after opening to mixed reviews and modest business. Read more

  9. 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Confirms Broadway Opening

    9:08 am 5/4/2017

    The two-part play continuing the J.K. Rowling saga, which recently won a record nine Olivier Awards in London, will open April 22 at the newly renovated Lyric Theatre. Read more

  10. Laurie Metcalf Pushes for 'Roseanne' Revival at Tony Awards Nominees Reception

    5:00 am 5/4/2017

    Condola Rashad recalled her unconventional stage debut, Chris Cooper shared a personal motivation and a 'Come From Away' nominee talked performing for Justin Trudeau. Read more

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