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Sunday, May 21, 2023

Onstage in ‘An American Tail,’ a Family’s Jewishness Comes to the Fore by Marc Tracy

The Children’s Theater Company production, based on the animated film, elevates the depiction of its characters’ religious and ethnic backgrounds.

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Monday, January 9, 2023

Frigid Fringe Festival Is ‘Uncensored’ No More After Pulling a Work About Gender by Marc Tracy

The Frigid Fringe Festival in New York said it would no longer bill itself as “uncensored” after deciding not to move ahead with a performance it deemed anti-trans.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Texas Church That Had Added Christian Themes to ‘Hamilton’ Apologizes by Marc Tracy

“It is never permissible to alter an artistic work such as ‘Hamilton’ without legal permission,” said a message on Instagram, which added that the church would pay damages.

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Monday, August 1, 2022

‘Paradise Square’ Faces New Complaints Over Payments by Marc Tracy

The shuttered show is facing legal action from the actors, stage managers and designers who worked on the production.

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Thursday, July 28, 2022

Who Can Play the King? Representation Questions Fuel Casting Debates. by Marc Tracy

Should Shakespeare’s Richard III be reserved for disabled actors? Does the character have to be played by a white man? By a man at all? Three recent productions took different tacks.

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Wednesday, April 13, 2022

As Mamet Returns to Broadway, His Claims on Pedophilia Get Spotlight by Marc Tracy

The playwright fueled outrage with his claim on Fox News that teachers were “inclined” to pedophilia as he promoted a new book that decries “the Left’s anti-Trump psychosis.”

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