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‘Camp Siegfried’ Review: Bess Wohl’s New Play at the Old Vic in London

The claim to theatrical fame of the Long Island hamlet of Yaphank has thus far rested with PG Wodehouse, who included the town in his lyrics for Jerome Kern’s satirical hymn to...

Broadway Reopening Hits High Gear With ‘Hamilton,’ ‘The Lion King,’ ‘Wicked’ and More

“I don’t want to take live theater for granted ever again, do you?” That was Lin-Manuel Miranda, in a brief curtain speech welcoming back the first Broadway audience at “Hamilton” since the...

‘Back to the Future’ Review: West End Musical Is Lots of Fun Despite Flaws

In recent decades, numerous musical have arrived in London with outsized production values swamping the material, leading critics to wish for time machines so that they can fast-forward to the inevitable, hugely...

Inside Disney Theatrical’s Global Restart

From “Aladdin” in Mexico City to “Frozen” in London to “The Lion King” in Tokyo — not to mention “Lion King” and “Aladdin” on Broadway — Disney Theatrical Productions is in the...

‘Pass Over’ Review: Antoinette Nwandu’s Play Reignites Broadway

In Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu’s surreal and morbidly funny existential drama “Pass Over,” two characters who might be fugitives from a Samuel Beckett play find themselves in a world where being Black means...

‘Merry Wives’ Review: Shakespeare’s Farce Updated to South Harlem in a Lively, Powerful Remix

For one of New York City’s first major theater events in 16 months, eager audiences cannot do better than reveling in the natural splendors of Central Park’s Delacorte Theater for the gleeful,...

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