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Death of ‘Chicago’ Actor Jeff Loeffelholz: Updates, Debates

Who has legal standing to know the results of an investigation? What about a moral imperative?

Pip with Pizzazz: Ethan Mordden Assesses Barbra Streisand

Diversity, inclusion and curious sins of omission in a new book on the "greatest star."

How a Michael R. Jackson Musical Throws Us for a ‘Loop’

An autobiographical musical about an autobiographical musical about -- well, you know.

Native Voices: Finding Refuge on a Hill in Los Angeles

They don’t just nurture plays. They nurture the Native artists who flock to the refuge on the hill.

Inside David Garrison, a Well-Defended Mr. Mister

How to play an avaricious, amoral capitalist in an age of avaricious, amoral capitalists.

Doreen Taylor Gets Her ‘Oscar’

An Off-Broadway musical fronts a hologram of Oscar Hammerstein II -- and faces headwinds.

Giving Chase to Choreographer Chase Brock

Dance "from character and situation and circumstance and plot and theme."

‘Chick Flick: The Musical’ Should Be Your Quick Pick

We should all celebrate voices -- even those not necessarily our own.

‘Transit’ Strike: An Interview with Franz Rogowski

The 33-year-old German actor is about to take the movie world by storm.

Lear deBessonet Makes Theater as a Hopeful Public Proposal

This community organizer/director also aspires one day to recreate the Federal Theatre Project.

In ‘Lab’ Strike Against B’way, Is Actors’ Equity Overreaching?

Writers disrespected...non-union actors bullied...Broadway pros offer a sharp critique.

Let’s Disconnect the ‘Disconnect’ in Nonprofit Theater

Just because a play delivers "excellence" doesn't mean it delivers "impact."

Trigger Warnings at the Theater: Should This Be a Thing?

Isn't the whole idea of art to trigger something emotional?

We Need a Little Yiddish, Right This Very Minute

As a smash hit, all-Yiddish "Fiddler" preps to move Off-Broadway, the American theater's most unlikely CEO seizes a new tradition.

Big, Black and On Broadway

But "King Kong," the musical, doesn't quite confront its disturbing history as a metaphor for racism.

Mike Hot-Pence by Day, VP Mike Pence by Night

After creating a satirical character, actor Glen Pannell never expected to play the real VP.

For Bob Dylan Musical, Conor McPherson Jettisons the Jukebox

"Hurricane," "Forever Young," “Like a Rolling Stone” -- but not always where you'd expect them.

Stage Legend Mary Beth Peil: A Leading Lady On Film at...

Broadway's grande dame shines in a film about aging, longing and the generation gap.

‘Pretty Woman: The Musical’ Is So Unpretty

Broadway pimps out a Hollywood title. Don't buy it.

‘Gettin’ the Band Back Together’ Rocks Broadway

Lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice. But it can strike near enough.
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