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Posts tagged as “Theater”

A Long Talk With Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda slumps into a chair, exhausted. For an instant. Then, all of a sudden, he’s gleefully leaping on top of the chair to demonstrate a **** Van **** dance move. The whiplash moment fits the exhilarating and strange poin...

Get a First Listen to The Prom’s Original Broadway Cast Recording

The Prom might be the funniest show to premiere on Broadway this season, but it also takes the longest to describe. On one hand, it’s a satire about selfish theater-stars who travel to small-town America in search of a cause that’ll m...

Theater Review: ***** Play Blends the Terrifying and the Tantalizing

To really talk about Jeremy O. Harris’s supercharged, fearsome, and often terribly funny ***** Play, I have to begin with a spoiler alert: If you’re seeing the play — and there are plenty of reasons to see it — stop reading this now. ...

The 10 Best Theater Productions of 2018

The year 2018 was full of spectacle, from boy wizards to big apes. Icemen came and went, lots of high schoolers — some meaner than others — danced their hearts out, and plays, unsurprisingly if not always inspiringly, had issues. It’s...

Actress Alert: Faye Dunaway Will Play Katharine Hepburn on Broadway

In what’s generally referred to as “intense actressing news,” Faye Dunaway will soon be playing Katharine Hepburn. Dunaway will star in a new production of Matthew Lombardo’s play about Hepburn Tea at Five on Broadway next summer, pro...

The Modern Fanclub: David Mamet on 30 Years’ Talk With Ricky Jay

Being an author involves, unfortunately, a certain amount of “writing things down.” This is a periodic and irksome interruption of a day spent in either arrogant or self-loathing indolence.Hemingway wrote, “It is always a mistake to k...