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23:30 2019-07-18

Jack Viertel Stepping Down at Encores! After 20 Years as Leader A tenure that included 60 concert presentations of classic shows and led to several Broadway productions will conclude with “Thoroughly Modern Millie...
23:42 2019-07-16

Listen to the Sound of Love Reinvented in ‘Oklahoma!’ (Headphones On) How did a lush throwback like “People Will Say We’re in Love” become the lean, sexy, countrified number being sung today? Follow along as we break it...
01:14 2019-07-11

How ‘Oklahoma!’ Revolutionized the Cast Album It took decades for the full Rodgers and Hammerstein score to be available. But even abbreviated, the show helped build a whole new audience for Broa...
18:14 2019-07-10

Review: ‘Dog Man: The Musical’ Celebrates a Cop Who Sniffs Out Crime The bizarro, irreverent world of Dav Pilkey, the creator of the Captain Underpants books, has been deftly translated to the Lucille Lortel Theater’s ...
18:42 2019-07-09

Getting ‘Ink’ on Their Hands Audience members with compromised vision had the rare chance to feel their way through the Broadway show’s elaborate set before a recent performance....
01:01 2019-06-28

Can a Kung Fu Musical Get (Way) Off the Ground? “Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise,” the unlikely offspring of a Chinese-American opera impresario and the writers of “Kung Fu Panda” — with songs by Sia — ...
11:42 2019-06-19

Review: ‘A Strange Loop’ Is a Self-Portrait in a Hall of Mirrors Michael R. Jackson’s gutsy, exasperated musical is set within the mind of a black, queer man who’s writing a musical about a black, queer man who’s w...
04:00 2019-06-18

Is This Ring an Honor, or a Curse? The Iffland Ring is awarded to the “most worthy” actors who perform in German. But it comes with a supposed jinx, accusations of sexism and an associ...
16:56 2019-06-12

Mary-Louise Parker to Return to Broadway in ‘The Sound Inside’ The play, by Adam Rapp, is about a professor, a student, and a terrible diagnosis. It is scheduled to begin performances in September and to open in ...
19:14 2019-05-23

3 Days in a Van With a Shakespeare Troupe: Daggers and Dunkin’ Donuts What was it like being a traveling player in Elizabethan times? Touring the northeast for months, the intrepid young actors from Shakespeare & Compan...
03:28 2019-05-23

Solving the 6 Biggest Mysteries of This Broadway Season How does she stay so still? Is that scene really live? And how tall is that guy, anyway? We dig into the burning questions about Tony-nominated shows...
14:56 2019-05-21