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Friday, December 7, 2018

The Best Performances of 2018 by Wesley Morris

The movies and the plays and the TV shows are great, but what about the people in them? They’re right here — well, some of the very best are.

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

‘The Boys in the Band’ and a Generational Divide by Stuart Emmrich, Wesley Morris, Matthew Schneier and Zachary Woolfe

Four gay men who recently attended the Broadway revival of this 50-year-old play — three seeing it for the first time — debate its significance and relevance.

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Monday, February 27, 2017

‘Moonlight,’ ‘La La Land’ and What an Epic Oscars Fail Really Says by Manohla Dargis, Wesley Morris and A.o. Scott

Three New York Times critics share their reactions to the wrong best picture being announced at the awards show.

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Still Processing: ‘La La Land’ Is Going to Win a Lot of Oscars, and That’s O.K. by Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham

The film critic A. O. Scott joins in advance of the Academy Awards to discuss predictions and preferences.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

What August Wilson Means Now by Ben Brantley and Wesley Morris

Our critics Ben Brantley and Wesley Morris talk about listening to the playwright, a great chronicler of the 20th century.

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Thursday, December 29, 2016

An Appraisal: The Unsinkable Debbie Reynolds by Wesley Morris

Recalling a singular Hollywood star and an era we won’t see again.

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

The Best Performances of 2016 by Wesley Morris

This list includes feats of acting and core strength, performances that made the author happy even when they raised his blood pressure or made him cry.

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Monday, October 10, 2016

Review: Taylor Mac’s 24-Hour Concert Was One of the Great Experiences of My Life by Wesley Morris

I’ve slept on it, and I’m sure. ‘A 24-Decade History of Popular Music’ is sublime.

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Critic's Notebook: Defining, and Proclaiming, a New Black Power by Wesley Morris

In shows like “Shuffle Along” and albums like “Lemonade,” a form of black self-love and empowerment is emerging, in ways not seen since the 1970s.

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Friday, December 4, 2015

Review: In ‘The Wiz Live!’ on NBC, a Search for More in the Emerald City by Wesley Morris

The show, the third live musical the network has done lately, moved away from the ornately staged superproductions of the past, with a kind of minimalism, relatively speaking.

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