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Critic’s Pick: Review: Hearing the Roar of Racism in ‘White Noise’

In her enthralling study of interracial relationships, featuring a brilliant Daveed Diggs, Suzan-Lori Parks parses the lies we live by. Source link

He’s the Star of ‘Tootsie’ on Broadway. Wearing Heels Is the Easy Part.

And speaking of support, how strange does it feel to spend eight shows a week in pantyhose?“It’s not any weirder than anything else,” Mr. Fontana had told me when we met for an iced coffee just before his...

‘7 Rings’ Is a Hit for Ariana Grande, and a Knockout for Rodgers and...

This week, Ariana Grande’s “7 Rings” hit No. 1 on Billboard’s singles chart for the sixth time, the latest victory for a song that broke records when it was released in January and has since been streamed more...

She Dances. He Directs. How They Created a Balletic Battle of the Sexes.

On a recent morning at City Center, the ballerina Sara Mearns found herself running in circles around an imaginary bed, trying to fly. She made faces. She rolled her eyes. Her arms were not at all winglike.“You’re supposed...

James Corden to Host Tony Awards for Second Time

James Corden will host this year’s Tony Awards.Mr. Corden, a musical theater enthusiast who won a Tony Award himself in 2012, for starring in the comedy “One Man, Two Guvnors,” will preside over the award ceremony on June...

Doors Swing Open for Women and Minorities at Top Ranks of American Theater

To understand the striking transformation taking place in the American theater, consider Nataki Garrett.Ms. Garrett, a stage director who has held leadership posts in California and Colorado, is an African-American woman with a track record of championing new...

The Theater at the Forefront of Poland’s Culture Wars

It is easy to see that “Mein Kampf” could offend Catholics and conservatives in a similar vein. At one point, a replica of the “Black Madonna of Czestochowa,” one of Poland’s most revered Catholic icons, will be lowered...

How Do You Build a Giant Glass Box? Very Carefully

The panes of glass do not look out of place here on the Upper East Side. They could easily be going into an office building or luxury apartment in this neighborhood. But these panes, nine of them, most...

Mastering the Monologue and the Mammoth Part

Quincy Tyler Bernstine, now starring in “Marys Seacole,” is drawn to the toughest, brainiest roles. And playwrights are drawn to her to pull them off. Source link

Review: A Road Trip Crosses Centuries in ‘Anything That Gives Off Light’

That’s some road trip that’s been mapped out by the three drunken travelers now bending an elbow at Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater. (I mean the ones onstage.) In “Anything That Gives Off Light,” a wide-ranging work...

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With or Without Bryce Harper, the Phillies Like Their Winter Haul

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Bryce Harper will soon be the most scrutinized athlete in Philadelphia, or the most hated. Neither role sounds fun. If...

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