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FAMILY STRUGGLES
THE LITTLE FOXES
at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

FAMILY STRUGGLES

Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon alternate lead roles in this sturdy revival.

Reviewed by: SANDY MACDONALD READ MORE
LABOR OF LOVE
HELLO, DOLLY!
at Shubert Theatre

LABOR OF LOVE
Bette Midler is every bit as superb as you’ve heard.
Reviewed by: SANDY MACDONALD READ MORE
NORA RETURNS
A DOLL’S HOUSE, PART 2
at John Golden Theatre

NORA RETURNS
Lucas Hnath picks up where Henrik Ibsen left off in 1879.
Reviewed by: DAVID COTE READ MORE
MANGLED MAGIC
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

MANGLED MAGIC

The tender, fanciful story is turned into a complete train wreck.

Reviewed by: MATT WINDMAN READ MORE
QUEEN DIVA
HELLO, DOLLY!
at Shubert Theatre

QUEEN DIVA

Bette Midler has fans enraptured from beginning to end.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
CHRONICLE OF OBSENITY
INDECENT
at Cort Theatre

CHRONICLE OF OBSENITY
Paula Vogel's poignant play explores the history of the controversial 1923 melodrama God of Vengeance.
Reviewed by: MATT WINDMAN READ MORE
RUSSIAN PRINCESS
ANASTASIA
at Broadhurst Theatre

RUSSIAN PRINCESS
A talented cast and great production value make this musical fun for kids and adults alike.
Reviewed by: BILL STEVENSON READ MORE
RETURN FROM WAR
BANDSTAND
at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

RETURN FROM WAR
Despite its two-dimensional characters, this is an old-fashioned musical with crowd-pleasing numbers.
Reviewed by: BRIAN SCOTT LIPTON READ MORE
END OF DAYS
THE ANTIPODES
at Signature Theatre

END OF DAYS

A fine cast is given too little to do in Annie Baker's slow-moving play.

Reviewed by: TOBY ZINMAN READ MORE
LOOP DE LOOP
GROUNDHOG DAY
at August Wilson Theatre

LOOP DE LOOP
The tone of this musical adaption is gratingly cartoonish, replacing the dry whimsy of the movie with overwrought clownishness.
Reviewed by: DAVID COTE READ MORE
SKIN DEEP
WAR PAINT
at Nederlander Theatre

SKIN DEEP

The characters are two-dimensional, but the singing is through the roof.

Reviewed by: BRIAN SCOTT LIPTON READ MORE
THE OUTSIDERS
DEAR EVAN HANSEN
at Music Box Theater

THE OUTSIDERS
This extraordinary new musical deals honestly with complex characters going through emotional turmoil.
Reviewed by: MATT WINDMAN READ MORE


THE VOCATION OF HEDONISM
DON JUAN IN SOHO
at Wyndham's Theatre

THE VOCATION OF HEDONISM

David Tenant is somewhat miscast as the most prolific lover in the world.

Reviewed by: JOHN NATHAN READ MORE
SENSE MEMORY
DARIUS
at Théâtre des Mathurins (Paris)

SENSE MEMORY

In this unique one-act, smell acts as a window into the past for a young man whose body is failing.

Reviewed by: MERVYN ROTHSTEIN READ MORE
BLURRING OF HISTORY
SALOME
at the National (Olivier)

BLURRING OF HISTORY

While meant to give voice to voiceless women of history, Yael Farber’s fails to leave any impression.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
DICTATOR IN CHIEF
THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI
at Comédie-Française (Paris)

DICTATOR IN CHIEF

Bertolt Brecht’s tale of a Hitler-like mobster rings out in more ways than one.

Reviewed by: MERVYN ROTHSTEIN READ MORE
SICK NATION
ANGELS IN AMERICA
at the National (Lyttelton)

SICK NATION

Tony Kushner’s epic two-part play still packs a punch, even though the turn of the millennium has come and gone.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
ANIMAL PASSION
THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
at Haymarket Theatre

ANIMAL PASSION

Despite the skill of the production, this odd tale never makes us care very much.

Reviewed by: SAM MARLOWE READ MORE
LETTER FROM PARIS
HOW TO BECOME PARISIAN IN ONE HOUR?
at Theatre des Nouveautés, Paris

LETTER FROM PARIS

Parisians have their own way of doing things. Olivier Giraud helps decode their behavior through humor.

Reviewed by: MERVYN ROTHSTEIN READ MORE
EMOTIONAL RECKONING
WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
at Harold Pinter Theatre

EMOTIONAL RECKONING

Powerful performances abound in James Macdonald’s true-to-the-text production.

Reviewed by: MATT WOLF READ MORE
WHO'S TO JUDGE?
THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
at Theatre Royal Haymarket

WHO'S TO JUDGE?

Edward Albee’s unusual comedy asked unsettling questions without providing answers.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
GOLDEN AGE
42ND STREET
at Drury Lane

GOLDEN AGE

All the way down to the costumes, this production does everything right.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
GAY PAREE
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
at Dominion Theatre

GAY PAREE

Those who can catch Robert Fairchild in this musical will witness superlative dancing.

Reviewed by: JOHN NATHAN READ MORE

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SCHEDULE UPDATES -
Yes, Prime Minister contracts its run, while A Chorus Line expands its own.
POWERHOUSE OF THEATRE - After 11 years as the Almeida Theatre's artistic director, Michael Attenborough is stepping down to focus on directing. 

SONGS FROM THE HEART - Once the Tony-Award winning musical is set to hit London in January.


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