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Broadway Sets Box-Office Record, Powered by ‘Hamilton’ and Springsteen

Broadway Sets Box-Office Record, Powered by ‘Hamilton’ and Springsteen

What should we see? Would-be theatergoers gathered last week at the Times Square TKTS booth to see which shows were being discounted.

Review: Surprise Lessons From John Lithgow’s ‘Stories by Heart’

Review: Surprise Lessons From John Lithgow’s ‘Stories by Heart’

John Lithgow in his one-man show “Stories by Heart” at the American Airlines Theater.

Another Harry Potter Landmark: At $68 Million, the Most Expensive Broadway Nonmusical Play Ever

Another Harry Potter Landmark: At $68 Million, the Most Expensive Broadway Nonmusical Play Ever

The Lyric Theater underwent major renovations for “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” including exterior additions that are symbolic to the play: a wing on the facade and a rooftop nest with a child huddled inside.

Review: ‘Jagged Little Pill’ Breaks the Jukebox Musical Mold

Review: ‘Jagged Little Pill’ Breaks the Jukebox Musical Mold

Lauren Patten singing the showstopper “You Oughta Know” in “Jagged Little Pill,” a new musical based on Alanis Morissette’s songbook.

Neil Simon Drew Big Laughs, Then Came a Cultural Shift

Neil Simon Drew Big Laughs, Then Came a Cultural Shift

Neil Simon, in 1964, at the age of 37.

He Used to Move Pianos. Now He Moves Audiences.

He Used to Move Pianos. Now He Moves Audiences.

“I was way past the whole mythology of the understudy getting the part,” Stephen Payne said of his surprise casting in “Straight White Men” on Broadway.

Review: Glenda Jackson Gets Her Queen Lear Moment in ‘Three Tall Women’

Review: Glenda Jackson Gets Her Queen Lear Moment in ‘Three Tall Women’

Glenda Jackson as a woman over 90 facing mortality, but not very gently, in Edward Albee’s “Three Tall Women.”

Review: ‘Dance Nation,’ the Power and the Terror of Girls at 13

Review: ‘Dance Nation,’ the Power and the Terror of Girls at 13

Camila Canó-Flaviá, front, and the cast of “Dance Nation,” Clare Barron’s blazingly original and unsettlingly familiar new play.

Review: Song Trumps Senility in the Angry ‘Allelujah!’

Review: Song Trumps Senility in the Angry ‘Allelujah!’

Residents of a geriatric hospital ward in a scene from “Allelujah!,” Alan Bennett’s new comedy at the Bridge Theater in London.

Lauren Ridloff’s Quiet Power: ‘My Life Has Changed in Every Way’

Lauren Ridloff’s Quiet Power: ‘My Life Has Changed in Every Way’

The actress Lauren Ridloff, starring in “Children of a Lesser God” on Broadway, near her Brooklyn home.

At First Performance of ‘My Fair Lady,’ the Drama Was Offstage

At First Performance of ‘My Fair Lady,’ the Drama Was Offstage

A program for the world premiere production of “My Fair Lady” in New Haven.

Rupert Everett Gets His Oscar (Wilde, That Is)

Rupert Everett Gets His Oscar (Wilde, That Is)

Left, the Irish writer Oscar Wilde; right, Rupert Everett as Wilde in “The Judas Kiss.”

A Barrier Breaks: An Actress With Down Syndrome Plays the Lead

A Barrier Breaks: An Actress With Down Syndrome Plays the Lead

From left, the actor Edward Barbanell; the director Scott Ellis; the actress Jamie Brewer; and the playwright Lindsey Ferrentino, author of “Amy and the Orphans.”

Review: A Wondrous ‘Pinocchio’ With That ‘Lion King’ Magic

Review: A Wondrous ‘Pinocchio’ With That ‘Lion King’ Magic

A scene from “Pinocchio,” written by Dennis Kelly and directed by John Tiffany.

A Play About Race and Memory, With Fresh Wounds All Around

A Play About Race and Memory, With Fresh Wounds All Around

January LaVoy rehearsing for “Native Guard,” which is now being staged at the Atlanta History Center.

When Disenfranchised Lives and American Ideals Collide Onstage

When Disenfranchised Lives and American Ideals Collide Onstage

From left: Manny Ureña, Camilo Almonacid and Zuleyma Guevara in “De Novo,” a documentary theater piece based on an actual deportation case.


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