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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

What’s on TV Sunday: ‘Claws’ and the 71st Annual Tony Awards by Kathryn Shattuck

Kevin Spacey makes his hosting debut at the Tony Awards. Niecy Nash stars as a nail salon owner moving uptown in “Claws.” And Lorde closes out Bonnaroo.

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Friday, April 14, 2017

What’s on TV Friday: ‘Fortitude’ and ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return’ by Kathryn Shattuck

“Fortitude,” which brought terror to Norway, moves to Amazon Prime and adds Dennis Quaid. And the “Mystery Science Theater 3000” reboot is on Netflix.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘La La Land’ and ‘In a World … ’ by Kathryn Shattuck

Love it or hate it, “La La Land” finally dances onto streaming services. And in “In a World … ,” Lake Bell writes herself a role worthy of her talents.

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Friday, March 24, 2017

What’s on TV Friday: Kate del Castillo in ‘Ingobernable’ and Lady Gaga on ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ by Kathryn Shattuck

Ms. del Castillo is the first lady of Mexico in the thriller “Ingobernable,” on Netflix. And Lady Gaga opens a season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” on VH1.

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Snapshot: Alison Wright, Exiled From ‘The Americans’ (Perhaps), Hits Broadway by Kathryn Shattuck

Ms. Wright discusses her characters on “The Americans” and “The Feud,” and her role in the Lynn Nottage play “Sweat.”

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Alicia Keys’s Very Own Masterpiece Theater by Kathryn Shattuck

Ms. Keys pays homage to New York in a PBS series, “Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special.”

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘Surprise! Instant Xmas Carol’ and Lin-Manuel Miranda by Kathryn Shattuck

Conan O’Brien, Rashida Jones, Shaq and others serenade the holidays. And Lin-Manuel Miranda and Michael Phelps reminisce about their very good years.

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Sunday, December 11, 2016

What’s on TV Sunday: ‘Frozen’ and ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show — Now in Living Color!’ by Kathryn Shattuck

“Frozen,” the Disney blockbuster — and its song of empowerment, “Let It Go” — arrives on network television. And “The Dick Van Dyke Show” comes alive in color.

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Friday, December 9, 2016

A Word With: Nia Vardalos on Fame, That Greek Wedding and ‘Hamilton’ by Kathryn Shattuck

Ms. Vardalos is appearing at the Public Theater in “Tiny Beautiful Things” portraying Sugar, an advice columnist eventually revealed to be Ms. Strayed.

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘Hairspray Live!’ and ‘Shut Eye’ by Kathryn Shattuck

Unleash your dancin’ feet to “Hairspray Live!,” the latest musical spectacular from NBC. And Jeffrey Donovan plays a fake psychic who starts having real visions after a bonk to the hea…

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Back to Baltimore 1962, in ‘Hairspray Live!’ by Kathryn Shattuck

NBC broadcasts its production of the Tony-winning Broadway musical on Dec. 7.

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

What’s on TV Tuesday: Lin-Manuel Miranda in ‘Drunk History,’ and Dolly Parton on ‘The Voice’ by Kathryn Shattuck

In “Drunk History,” Lin-Manuel Miranda presents a sloshed interpretation of the duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. And Dolly Parton performs on “The Voice.”

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Monday, October 31, 2016

What’s on TV Monday: ‘People of Earth’ and ‘Conan’ at the Apollo Theater by Kathryn Shattuck

Conan O’Brien brings aliens to Beacon, N.Y., in “People of Earth,” starring Wyatt Cenac, and then his own late-night show, “Conan,” to Harlem.

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Friday, October 21, 2016

What’s on TV Friday: ‘Hamilton’s America’ and ‘Black Mirror’ by Kathryn Shattuck

“Great Performances” captures Lin-Manuel Miranda in the process of creating “Hamilton.” And “Black Mirror” returns bigger than ever.

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Sunday, September 18, 2016

What’s on TV Sunday: The 68th Emmy Awards and Bruce Springsteen by Kathryn Shattuck

The 68th Emmy Awards honor some of the year’s best television and its stars. And Bruce Springsteen discusses his new autobiography on CBS Sunday Morning.

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Here‘s ‘Looking’ at You, Jonathan Groff by Kathryn Shattuck

There is a future after “Hamilton.” For Mr. Groff, lately departed from the role of King George III (Awesome! Wow!), is a version of “Looking: The Movie.”

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Monday, July 11, 2016

What’s on TV Monday by Kathryn Shattuck

“Capital” skewers life on a London street where somebody wants what its residents have. And Jennifer Lopez and Lin-Manuel Miranda perform to benefit Orlando massacre victims.

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

What’s On Thursday by Kathryn Shattuck

Amy Schumer raps for Lin-Manuel Miranda. Pras Michel helps Michel Martelly become president of Haiti. And choose between leading men in two versions of “Pride and Prejudice.”

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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Snapshot: Q. and A. With Steven Pasquale: Mr. Nice Guy Goes Nasty by Kathryn Shattuck

The actor, who plays Mark Fuhrman on “The People v. O.J. Simpson,” is now starring onstage in “The Robber Bridegroom.”

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

‘The Passion,’ a Live Musical on Fox by Kathryn Shattuck

Tyler Perry is the host and narrator of this program broadcast from New Orleans that recounts the final hours of Christ’s life.

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Snapshot: Q. and A.: Timothy Olyphant, a Tough Lawman, Goes Country Onstage by Kathryn Shattuck

Mr. Olyphant, of “Justified” and “Deadwood,” discusses his role as a down-on-his-luck singer in Kenneth Lonergan’s new play, “Hold on to Me Darling.”

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Naian González Norvind Reaches for High Notes in ‘Her Requiem’ by Kathryn Shattuck

The actress will play a 17-year-old violinist in the play by Greg Pierce.

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Thursday, December 31, 2015

Vows: An Actress and an Agent: ‘What Could Be a Better Match?’ by Kathryn Shattuck

Haley Swindal and Jack Tantleff were enmeshed in theater life thousands of miles apart, but made time to grow close.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Lila Neugebauer Directs ‘Kill Floor,’ but the Cows Are Safe in Her Hands by Kathryn Shattuck

The play, about an ex-con who works in a slaughterhouse, begins previews on Oct. 3 at Lincoln Center Theater’s LCT3 space.

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Sunday, August 16, 2015

Vows: Victoria Clark and Thomas Reidy: An eHarmony, and Musical, Match by Kathryn Shattuck

The Broadway and Tony award-winning actress found a suitor who had heard her music, and listened to her call for love.

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Saturday, August 15, 2015

Victoria Clark and Thomas Reidy: An eHarmony, and Musical, Match - The New York Times by Kathryn Shattuck

If one were to read between the song titles of Victoria Clark’s 2008 solo album, “Fifteen Seconds of Grace,” it may serve as a road map to her heart.

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Therapy? Not His Cup of Tea by KATHRYN SHATTUCK

Irrfan Khan, Adam Rapp and Jhumpa Lahiri talk about their collaboration and crossing the cultural divide in the series “In Treatment.”

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All Around Town, Stories Well Told by KATHRYN SHATTUCK

Series created by WordTheatre, Selected Shorts, even Naked Girls Reading cater to the art of reading or telling a good yarn.

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Thursday, March 5, 2015

‘Cinderella’ Has a Dusting of ‘Downton Abbey’ by Kathryn Shattuck

Lily James and Sophie McShera have the upstairs-downstairs dynamic turned on its head in a new film from Kenneth Branagh.

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Friday, January 9, 2015

Snapshot | James Norton: James Norton in ‘Grantchester’ on PBS ‘Masterpiece’ by Kathryn Shattuck

James Norton says he feels an easy kinship with the conflicted clergyman he plays in “Grantchester,” coming to “Masterpiece Mystery!” on PBS.

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Israel Horovitz Directs the Film of His Play 'My Old Lady' by Kathryn Shattuck

In directing his first movie, “My Old Lady,” the playwright Israel Horovitz remade his own play by adding the visual flavor of Paris that was missing onstage.

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