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Jonathan Groff Is More Than Just the Murder Guy

Bouncing from Mindhunter to Little Shop of Horrors, the actor is finally having fun.
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Wherefore Art Thou, Penis?

Jacqueline Novak on her lyrical, epic deconstruction of the blow job in Get on Your Knees.
fall preview 2019

Marisa Tomei’s Got That Bite

She’s playing the trying-to-be-merry widow Serafina in Tennessee Williams’s The Rose Tattoo.
  1. profile
    Jonathan Groff Is More Than Just the Murder GuyBouncing from Mindhunter to Little Shop of Horrors, the actor is finally having fun.
  2. theater
    Alia Shawkat Will Spend 24 Hours Performing One Scene Onstage 100 TimesBAM’s The Second Woman restages a scene from Opening Night, again and again and again.
  3. theater review
    Theater Review: Wives, in Four Exuberant Feminist ConversationsImagined talk between queens and mistresses, Martha Gellhorn and Mary Hemingway, and more.
  4. behind the scenes
    These Chairs Need a TonyTom Hiddleston, Gio Ponti’s Superleggera star in Betrayal.
  5. photos
    How Freestyle Love Supreme Made the 16-Year Journey to BroadwayCreator-director Tommy Kail talks us through the history.
  6. fall preview
    The Best Classical Music Performances to See This FallPorgy and Bess returns, Kelli O’Hara sings with the New York Philharmonic, and more.
  7. fall preview 2019
    Anthony Roth Costanzo Is the Pharaoh We NeedThe countertenor brings the sexually ambiguous monarch of Philip Glass’s Akhnaten to the Met.
  8. guilty pleasures
    Tina Turner Just Wants to Listen to ColdplaySpecifically, Coldplay and the Chainsmokers.
  9. encounter
    Wherefore Art Thou, Penis?Jacqueline Novak on her lyrical, epic deconstruction of the blow job in Get on Your Knees.
  10. fall preview 2019
    Ivo van Hove on Bringing West Side Story to Broadway“It’s an amazing story about contemporary life, about young people who get stuck in a cycle of violence.”
  11. fall preview 2019
    The Best and Biggest Theater Performances to See This FallThe Inheritance, Jagged Little Pill, Freestyle Love Supreme, and more.
  12. theater review
    Theater Review: A Tight New BetrayalTom Hiddleston stars [long pause] in the Pinter revival.
  13. theater review
    Theater Review: The Strengths and Weaknesses of a Free Public HerculesThe Disney movie musical is onstage for a one-week run in the park.
  14. honey you mean hunkcules
    Losing the Hercules Ticket Lottery With 800 of My Closest FriendsEverything you need to know about your last chance to score tickets to see Hercules in Central Park.
  15. fall preview 2019
    Marisa Tomei’s Got That BiteShe’s playing the trying-to-be-merry widow Serafina in Tennessee Williams’s The Rose Tattoo.
  16. in comes
    Patti LuPone and Katrina Lenk to Star in Gender-Bent Company on BroadwayThe Stephen Sondheim musical is set to open March 2020.
  17. not a day goes by
    Platt, Feldstein, Jenner, and Linklater to Spend 20 Years Making MerrilyBoyhood, but make it Sondheim.
  18. moving to boston with my cousin
    Somebody Give This Theater Kid a Tony for Her Musical ParodiesLiva Pierce’s viral Twitter video flawlessly captures the strangeness of musical singing cues.
  19. emmy insider
    A Conversation With Rachel Brosnahan About Playing Slutty Secretaries in SchoolThe Emmy-winning star of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel answers important questions about our shared past: playing small parts in high-school theater.
  20. interviews
    Hercules’ Jelani Alladin on Exploring Black Male Heroism OnstageAnd he promises he’s bulking up for the part.
  21. honey you mean hunkcules
    Bless My Soul We’re Getting 5 New Hercules SongsAlan Menken, the genius behind the classics from the movie, has written new material for the show’s Central Park limited run.
  22. theater
    What the Constitution Meant to MeNotes from a former competitor.
  23. i heart th
    Tom Hiddleston Will Not Be Discussing Taylor Swift at This Time, Thank YouEven if you’re the New York Times!
  24. drama
    Broadway Snobs Explain Theater Etiquette to YouTube Stans in Niche Twitter DramaToday in Twitter in feuds.
  25. musicals
    Soul Train Musical Hoping to Pull Into Broadway in 2021With executive producer Questlove at the throttle.
  26. theater review
    Theater Review: The Unreal Land of Make BelieveBess Wohl’s play about childhood and its ripple effects.
  27. casting
    Broadway-Bound Gay Play The Inheritance Has a Broadway Cast, Now With Lois SmithSmith replaces Vanessa Redgrave who performed the role in London.
  28. broadway
    Princess Diana, Percy Jackson Musicals Head to Broadway As So Much Else ClosesBoth will play the Longacre Theater this season.
  29. theater
    To Kill a Mockingbird Performance Ends Early Amid Rumored Shooting and PanicPolice said a motorcycle backfiring was mistaken for a gunshot.
  30. theater review
    Theater Review: A Coriolanus Amid the WreckageAfter the apocalypse in Central Park.
  31. broadway
    Six, the Musical Where Henry VIII’s Wives Are Pop Stars, Is Coming to BroadwayDivorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived!
  32. theater
    Rock and Roll, But Make It Theater: The Almost Famous Musical Has a CastWritten by Cameron Crowe.
  33. appreciations
    Frank Rich: Hal Prince Directed the Greatest Musical Production I Ever SawAnd, Frank Rich recalls, there was a lot more greatness where that came from.
  34. vulture lists
    The 10 Greatest Broadway Musicals of Hal Prince’s Influential Career, RankedA list of the best shows that the legendary director-producer worked on can seem like a list of the best shows, period. That’s how influential he is.
  35. broadway
    Hal Prince, Legendary Broadway Producer and Director, Dead at 91He won 21 Tony Awards, the most of any individual.
  36. theater
    Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge on Sea Wall in the SummertimeThe actors in dialogue about taking their conjoined monologues to Broadway.
  37. chat room
    David Byrne’s New Broadway Show Isn’t Autobiographical, But It’s ‘a Lot of Fun’He gives us an exclusive sneak peek at American Utopia, including the set list.
  38. party report
    Kate Mulgrew Calls Faye Dunaway Broadway Firing a ‘Sadness All the Way Around’Mulgrew performed the role back in 2002.
  39. music
    The Black Clown Plays to the Crowd in the Best Possible WaysA controlled explosion of joy and rage that meets desires audiences didn’t even know they had.
  40. theater review
    Theater Review: Moulin Rouge! Is Broadway’s Biggest Karaoke Night“It commits single-mindedly to stuffing in as many additional hit tracks as possible.”
  41. theater
    Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale Are Doing Medea, One Way to Liven Up a MarriageA contemporary adaptation at BAM.
  42. theater
    Faye Dunaway Dropped From Play Tea at Five, Which Was Bound for BroadwayThe producers plan to cast another actress for a run on the West End.
  43. off broadway
    Jonathan Groff Is Leading an Off Broadway Little Shop of Horrors RevivalPerformances start September 17.
  44. burning qs
    So, What Is Cats About?We’re glad you asked.
  45. theater review
    Theater Review: Halley Feiffer’s Moscow Moscow Is, Like, LOL, Whatevs, ChekhovHalley Feiffer’s reinterpretation of Three Sisters in modern-day
  46. theater
    Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Play Fleabag Is Coming to a Cinema Near YouCourtesy of National Theatre Live.
  47. theater
    Paul McCartney Is Writing an It’s a Wonderful Life Musical“This could be interesting and fun.”
  48. musicals
    Andrew Lloyd Webber Says His Cinderella Musical Is Coming to BroadwayThe musical will have a Cinderella who’s a “modern, feisty girl.”
  49. casting
    Serious Theater Actors Greta Gerwig and Oscar Isaac Are Doing Three SistersDirected by Sam Gold.
  50. closing notices
    Waitress Will Close Up Shop After 4 Years on BroadwayThe show’s last performance will be January 5.
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