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  1. 'Wild': Theater Review

    10:15 am 6/21/2016

    Edward Snowden inspired this timely British drama from Mike Bartlett ('King Charles III') about secrecy and surveillance, which combines absurdist comedy with dazzling special effects. Read more

  2. Alfred Molina, Jane Kaczmarek to Take 'Long Day's Journey Into Night' (Exclusive)

    1:03 pm 6/17/2016

    The actors will star as James and Mary Tyrone in a revival of Eugene O'Neill's semi-autobiographical drama, beginning performances Jan. 31 at the Geffen Playhouse. Read more

  3. 'Richard III': Theater Review

    3:30 am 6/17/2016

    Ralph Fiennes gets the hump as Shakespeare's nastiest villain, with support from Vanessa Redgrave as a queen driven mad by grief in this latest production from director Rupert Goold. Read more

  4. Daniel Radcliffe Explains Why He Won't Watch 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Play

    6:28 am 6/15/2016

    Set 19 years after the epilogue of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,' the two-part play officially opens in London on July 30 and runs through May 2017.Read more

  5. 'The Go-Between': Theater Review

    10:04 am 6/10/2016

    London stage doyen Michael Crawford returns to the West End with a nearly sung-through musical adaptation of L. P. Hartley's classic novel.Read more

  6. 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Scraps Real Owls

    2:16 am 6/10/2016

    PETA applauds the decision, made after a bird escaped into the auditorium during the first performance.Read more

  7. 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Shares First Image of Hogwarts

    3:07 pm 6/7/2016

    The official Twitter account for the play sent out an image of the actors onstage at the iconic magicial school.Read more

  8. Critic's Notebook: Peter Shaffer, Master of Duality

    4:05 pm 6/6/2016

    The playwright was a classicist who distanced himself from the angry young men of his generation in elegantly structured dramas such as 'Amadeus' and 'Equus.'Read more

  9. 'Groundhog Day' Musical Loses Producer Scott Rudin

    12:20 pm 6/6/2016

    "The more it evolved, the more it felt that there was no way for me to do what I like to do," said Rudin. "It's a great show, and I'm sure it will be a big hit."Read more

  10. 'Equus' and 'Amadeus' Playwright Peter Shaffer Dies at 90

    10:01 am 6/6/2016

    For much of his long career, Shaffer achieved the often-elusive goal of combining commercial and critical success.Read more

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