Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at midnight (Broadway Time)

All Over the Map By: Dan Bacalzo, Brian Scott Lipton, and Matthew Meixler

Thyestes in Chicago, Too Old for the Chorus in La Mirada, CA, and All the King's Men in Providence.

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Broadway, Next Week: Shows or Lockouts? By CAMPBELL ROBERTSON

As representatives from the League of American Theaters and Producers and the stagehands' union continue their contract negotiations, it remains unclear what Broadway will look like this tim…

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Khan, Winans and Jones to Join Broadway's Color Purple

Famed vocalist Chaka Khan, R&B singer Bebe Winans and "American Idol" finalist LaKisha Jones are all scheduled to join the New York company of The Color Purple at the Broadway Theatre.

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A Street Performer Crusades for the First Amendment By ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS

A street performer named Reverend Billy, a k a William Talen, faces charges of harassing police officers in Union Square Park by reciting the First Amendment to the Constitution.

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Hope Miller, 28, of Elmhurst, Queens, was crossing West Houston Street at Sixth Avenue shortly after 7 a.m. when the truck came barreling around a corner and mowed her down.

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Waiting in the wings of L.A.'s black theaters By Erin Aubry Kaplan

A lack of funds prevents the Vision Theater in Leimert Park and the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center from living up to their potential while civic groups and city officials fail to see eye…

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Erik Sanko's Creepy Puppets Meet the Kronos Quartet by Robert Shuster

Love with strings attached at BAM's Next Wave Festival

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Backstage: A Summer Festival Reborn By Jane Horwitz

Defunct Company's Event to Be Revived at Its Old Building

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Sheen to be in town in human rights play

It will not be a full reunion of "The West Wing," but actors Martin Sheen and Bradley Whitford will headline a cast Monday in a Children's Theatre production of torture-themed play.

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Tribute to Celia Cruz has makings of a hit BY RENE RODRIGUEZ

After thrilling preview audiences, an off-Broadway musical celebrating the life and songs of late salsa legend Celia Cruz makes its official premiere tonight.

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Theater Review | 'American Sligo'
Odd Crew Gathers Round at the Twilight of a Wrestler By CARYN JAMES

Adam Rapp's brutal and funny play is keenly observed and wonderfully acted and directed.

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Wrestler comedy is hard to pin down BY MICHAEL SOMMERS

A gassy encounter with a retiring professional wrestler and his relations, "American Sligo" is a curious comedy that threatens to be very dark indeed but winds up being merely murky.

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When Family Dinner Is a Full-Contact Sport By ERIC GRODE

Last suppers are fraught by their nature, but Art "Crazy Train" Sligo has put himself together a doozy.

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Theater Review | 'True Genius'
Young Liars Still Find True Love By CARYN JAMES

David Holstein's small, dark comedy is thoroughly amateurish in its rehashed themes and nonexistent structure.

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The Drowsy Chaperone
Reviewed by: Solange De Santis

The Tony Award-winning musical retains its beguiling charm on its national tour.

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This is not a revival -- it's a reinvigoration.

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IT'S A HARSH LIFE by Robert Cashill

Leo Tolstoy's most acclaimed work, The Power of Darkness, comes across more overwrought than transporting, in this Mint Theater production. Relentless could be its mantra

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Family Drama by Hilton Als

Lucy Thurber and Kate Fodor on domestic dysfunction.

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Brood Awakenings by Michael Feingold

In three plays by young women, malfunctioning families cry out for repairs

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A SHOT IN THE DARK by Robert Cashill

The Royal Shakespeare Company, via BAM, gives us a sturdy rendering of Chekhov's moody masterpiece The Seagull. Ian McKellen is compelling in the mostly comic role of Sorin

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New Series: Women Test Mettle, and Metal By ALESSANDRA STANLEY

NBC's show, which is more about fembot martial arts and slick "Matrix"-ish special effects than about character development, is oriented toward young male viewers. There is no such excuse fo…

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