Sunday, March 14, 2010 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Edward Albee's Private Stage By NANCY KEATES

The playwright talks about his art 'accumulation' in his cavernous New York loft

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Lisa Kron's 'The Wake' revisits the 2000 presidential election and Sept. 11 By Charlotte Stoudt

So the U.S. will always end up prospering? Kron has some doubts.

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Artists Face Adversity in Johnstown Flood

Playwright Rebecca Gilman places a theatre company at the center of an American disaster in a world-premiere play in Chicago.

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Nilaja Sun's 'No Child ...' At Long Wharf Theatre Through April 18 By FRANK RIZZO

What do you do when you've created a solo show that becomes a stage sensation?
After a while, you give it a rest.

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Ways of seeing

In Julian Barnes's most recent novel, the main characters don't meet until 300 pages in. How could David Edgar possibly adapt it for the stage? By blowing the whole storytelling strategy, he says

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Who really wrote Shakespeare? by Robert McCrum

Surely not that 'upstart crow' from Stratford? As James Shapiro's new book rehearses the loony arguments about our greatest playwright, we ask some of today's finest Shakespearean actors and…

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When Roger Bart is bad, he's really bad by Richard Ouzounian

Playing characters that tend to swing to the extreme ends of the moral spectrum appeals to this diverse actor

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Vivat! Vivat! Victoria! By: Brian Scott Lipton

Tony Award winner Victoria Clark discusses starring in Lincoln Center's When the Rain Stops Falling and the Collegiate Chorale's star-studded concert version of The Grapes of Wrath.

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Quick Q&A: Jim Brochu by Patrick Lee

Channeling Zero Mostel in "Zero Hour"

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Tamzin Outhwaite, the unlikely musical star by Louis Wise

Don't be fooled by TV typecasting. The former EastEnders actress shows how much she's got to give in Sweet Charity

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Numbers add up in this musical By Joel Brown

In Elmer Rice's 1923 expressionist play, "The Adding Machine," the unlikable accountant Mr. Zero, after 25 years at his job, is replaced by an adding machine.

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His Next Act: Driving Out Apartheid's Ghost By CELIA W. DUGGER

Athol Fugard, the South African playwright, is back telling stories shaped by his country's tormented racial history. His new play will have its premiere at a theater named in his honor.

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Plunging Into Uncharted Depths of Character By PATRICK HEALY

The actress Elizabeth Marvel has drawn praise over the years from critics and theatergoers for her poise and dexterity with both classical roles and contemporary parts.

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Some Unsettled Ghosts of Theater Past By CLAUDIA LA ROCCO

Target Margin Theater's new show revisits an experimental Tennessee Williams and Elia Kazan production that flopped on Broadway.

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A Bronx Island in Many Roles, Even as Itself By ELISSA GOOTMAN

City Island, a tiny and curious enclave in the Bronx, has a cinematic history that is long, if not quite storied.

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On the Bow'ry By DAN BARRY

Dan Barry revisits the history of the Bowery and looks for a flophouse's last resident, the subject of a past column.

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Part Library, Part Salon, Part Cast Party By CONSTANCE ROSENBLUM

The apartment of Delphi and Norman Harrington seems to exist in both the present and the past.

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Review: Next Fall By Adam Feldman (*****)

Go see the best new American play on Broadway.

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American Buffalo at McCarter Theater - Review by Simon Saltzman

Steppenwolf production lands successfully at the McCarter

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Playing a Game of 'Who's the Adult Here?' By ANITA GATES

The Schoolhouse Theater production of "Kimberly Akimbo" finds the comedy in a teenager facing an early death - and that isn't her only problem.

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Good News, Comrades! Stalin Has a Job for You By NEIL GENZLINGER

"Lenin's Embalmers," at Ensemble Studio Theater, will teach you to beware those in seats of power who issue orders that carry the whiff of crazy.

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The Light in the Piazza
Reviewedby:Michael Toscano

This chamber version of the Tony Award-winning musical exposes the book's weaknesses, despite fine work by stars Hollis Resnik, Margaret Anne Florence, and Nicholas Rodriguez.

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When the Rain Stops Falling - Reviewed by OSCAR E. MOORE

A pretentious, puzzling and fishy play directed by David Cromer

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SHELF LIFE: Lee Strasberg, Delia Ephron, Gypsy Rose Lee, Children's Theatre and More

In this month's column about current theatre-related books, we launch a recurring feature - a glimpse at what's on the nightstands of your favorite stars. Who's reading what? Check it out.

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Ousted at Variety, Critic Heads to New York Film Festival By DAVE ITZKOFF

The Internet burst open with an outpouring of support for Mr. McCarthy, including an article by Roger Ebert, the film critic of The Chicago Sun-Times, who wrote, "If Variety no longer requir…

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