Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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The Pride by Theasy.com

Lucille Lortel Theatre, Off-Broadway By Steve Hauck BOTTOM LINE: A talented British cast, taut direction, and ingenious dramatic structure outweigh flaws to create a cathartic and u…

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Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Constantine Immortalized as Sardi's Caricature by Rockofagesmusical

Constantine Immortalized as Sardi's Caricature http://www.rockofagesmusical.com - "American Idol" finalist Constantine Maroulis, who earned a 2009 Tony Award nomination for hi…

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Million Dollar Quartet by Moxie

What can be said about Million Dollar Quartet? Where to begin? This is a musical experience that would cozily fit into the Vegas circuit, prompting smiles and nods of recognition from olds…

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Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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The Long Christmas Ride Home (A Puppet Play with Actors) - by Paula Vogel by Kristen Palmer

The Long Christmas Ride Home was first produced in 2003 in a co-production by The Long Wharf Theater and Trinity Rep, it moved to NYC later in the year.In her introduction Vogel cites a misu…

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Thursday, March 18, 2010 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Smaller Than Life By STEPHANIE ZACHAREK

Looped gets glib laughs and kitsch value from Tallulah Bankhead's outsize life, and not much more.

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Part Concert, Part Talk Show, All Escapism By JON CARAMANICA

On Tuesday night Jo Dee Messina opened a five-night run at Feinstein's at Loews Regency with a breezy, affable performance.

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Love Is in the Air By: Andy Propst

Reviews of Love Never Dies and Coraline cast recordings and new CDs from John Barrowman, Colm Wilkinson, Caroline Sheen, and more.

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Writers' Theatre takes on Huff cop drama, 'She Loves Me' by Chris Jones

The last time Keith Huff wrote a play, it moved to Broadway and starred Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig. But Huff's follow-up to "A Steady Rain" will first be staged in Glencoe. Behind a books…

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H. M. Koutoukas, Author of Surrealist Plays, Dies at 72 By WILLIAM GRIMES

Mr. Koutoukas was a prolific playwright who helped create Off Off Broadway theater in the 1960s with a wildly surreal style of drama.

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Broadway Star to Opera Star, All in a Day By DAVE ITZKOFF

Plantation owner by day; regal ghost by night. It's not a pitch for a bizarre comic-book hero - it's the Saturday schedule for David Pittsinger, who may need some super-powered vocal cords t…

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Theresa Rebeck on women in theater by Elisabeth Vincentelli

Rebeck has been very outstpoken about the gender imbalance in theater, namely that plays written by women have a harder time getting produced than plays written by men. I overall agree with …

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Anna Deavere Smith tells tales of the ill in 'Let Me Down Easy' By James C. Taylor

The ever-topical playwright, who made her mark with plays about urban unrest in the '90s, was already focused on healthcare when the debate heated up last year.

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Walking a tightrope, literally By Howard Shapiro

HELP WANTED: Actor, young, male. Must recite lines, maintain character while walking to/fro 10 feet above stage on tightrope. Credible French accent a plus!

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A Woman of Appetites by A.D. Amorosi

Kathleen Turner comes to Philly kicking ass and taking names.

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Two for Two: Dame Edna and Michael Feinstein By ERIK PIEPENBURG

A Q. & A. with the stars of the Broadway show "All About Me."

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Robert Feldberg reviews "The Book of Grace," new off-Broadway

It's good, visceral theater, with Parks' intensity and edgy dialogue, the taut direction of James Macdonald and a strong cast making the 1-hour, 45-minute play engrossing.

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The Book of Grace
Review by Matthew Murray

Desolation begins at home in The Book of Grace, the haunting new play by Suzan-Lori Parks at The Public Theater.

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'The Book of Grace' reveals racial and social themes BY MICHAEL SOMMERS

At first glance, "The Book of Grace" doesn't stack up as one of Parks' major works but this ambitious and cautionary piece may well intrigue viewers willing to scope out a theme beyond the b…

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'The Book of Grace' by Suzan-Lori Parks - Review By LINDA WINER

Suzan-Lori Parks' "The Book of Grace" is less poetic and exhilarating than her 2002 Pulitzer-Prize winning "Topdog/Underdog" and more structurally straightforward than "-A," her gritty and p…

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The Book of Grace

Metaphoric and problematic plot excesses are offset by three rich performances

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The Book of Grace - Reviewed by ERIK HAAGENSEN

Despite some compelling writing, excellent performances, and imaginative direction, Suzan-Lori Parks' new play never quite jells. The effort is just too palpable.

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The Book of Grace
Reviewedby:Dan Bacalzo

Suzan-Lori Parks' new drama contains plenty of interesting images, but is not as compelling as one might hope.

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Marvel a marvel in diffuse 'Book of Grace' in NY By MICHAEL KUCHWARA

"The Book of Grace" feels scattered, not nearly as tightly focused as Parks' other works such as "Topdog/Underdog" and "In the Blood." If it weren't for Marvel's command of the stage, "The B…

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A Family Triangle of Archetypes Amid the Sandbags of America By BEN BRANTLEY

Suzan-Lori Parks's "Book of Grace" is an ambitious, intriguing and annoying play that both embraces and explodes an assortment of theatrical clichés.

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The Book of Grace - Review by Matt Windman

Though occasionally intriguing and proudly unconventional, the 90-minute, three-actor drama feels like an unfinished and incoherent mess.

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The Book of Grace
Review by Marilyn Stasio

Regional presenters won't be fighting over the latest opus from Suzan-Lori Parks.

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MacArthur 'Genius' Offers Primer on Horrible Writing: Review by John Simon

Suzan-Lori Parks's new play (her 375th) "The Book of Grace" may not be the worst ever written, but it surely is the worst by a winner of both a Pulitzer Prize and a MacArthur Foundation "gen…

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The Cocktail Party
Reviewedby:David Finkle

The Actors Company Theatre presents an impeccable revival of this too-infrequently-seen T. S. Eliot work.

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The Cocktail Party - Reviewed by OSCAR E. MOORE

You are cordially invited to attend this most fascinating, fun and philosophical work. RSVP ASAP

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The Cocktail Party

T. S. Eliot's best known connection to the stage is as the inspirational source for the musical Cats. Yet the verse play currently revived by TACT was the renowned poet's very own Broadway h…

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The Cocktail Party - Reviewed by DAVID SHEWARD

T.S. Eliot's mystical and mystifying poetic drama is a tad dated, but the Actors Company Theatre makes this a stimulating "Party."

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This Prince: What a Piece of Work By ANTHONY TOMMASINI

On Tuesday night, for the first time in 113 years, Ambroise Thomas's "Hamlet" played at the Metropolitan Opera.

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Hamlet in Raincoat, Bloody Ophelia, Where's Denmark?
Review by Manuela Hoelterhoff

To flee or not to flee? That was the question when the Metropolitan Opera staged Ambroise Thomas's "Hamlet" Tuesday night after dropping the piece for more than a century.

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'Hamlet' review: The Bard arrives at The Met By Ronni Reich

"Hamlet" drags, offering vocal lines that usually suit the text but that don't tend to be especially shapely or evocative.

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Sin - Reviewed by GWEN OREL

This play based on Isaac Bashevis Singer's "The Unseen" is a spooky adult fable, yet despite strong performances and vivid design, it drags as much as it provokes.

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Sin
Reviewedby:Andy Propst

Mark Altman's adaptation of Isaac Bashevis Singer's The Unseen is earnestly stodgy.

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The Confidence of Others by Mark Cofta

At the Wilma Theater, Language Rooms feels incomplete: Some scenes seem unnecessary, and the characters and issues walk a thin line between violence and absurdity. Luckily, director Blanka Zizka's production impresses, amplified by Ola Maslik's set and Russell Champa's sculpted lighting.

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