US theater

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James Rado, co-creator of Broadway hit Hair, dies at 90
The award-winning writer, whose hit musical originally opened on Broadway in the late 60s, died in New York City of cardiorespiratory arrest

Benjamin Lee

22, Jun, 2022 @1:50 PM

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King James review – basketball fans bond over LeBron fever
Rajiv Joseph’s play conveys the elation and heartbreak of sporting obsession, seen through the eyes of two friends with a complex relationship

Chris Wiegand

22, Jun, 2022 @10:29 AM

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Man of God review – fright and fury in a Bangkok hotel room
Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles
Privacy, religion, abuse of power and the spotlight of Instagram are all explored in Anna Ouyang Moench’s darkly comic tale

Chris Wiegand

20, Jun, 2022 @3:46 PM

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Two shows dominated the Tony awards and proved Broadway’s debt to British taxpayers
Sam Mendes’s The Lehman Trilogy and Marianne Elliott’s Company took 10 prizes between them and demonstrated the power of UK subsidised theatre

Michael Billington

13, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Tony awards 2022: the full list of winners
Find out who won what at Broadway’s biggest night of the year, where winners included Company, The Lehman Trilogy and A Strange Loop

13, Jun, 2022 @7:45 AM

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Tony awards 2022: Company and The Lehman Trilogy lead big night for Brits
Broadway transfers of West End shows were out in front at this year’s celebration of the best of New York theatre

Benjamin Lee in New York

13, Jun, 2022 @3:53 AM

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The Bedwetter review – Sarah Silverman musical is a crude but kind success
The comic’s memoir, about trauma and incontinence, lands on stage after a long delay with wit, depth and fart jokes

Alexis Soloski

08, Jun, 2022 @2:00 AM

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A Strange Loop review – Michael R Jackson’s thrilling Broadway triumph
The audacious and uproarious musical, which leads this year’s Tony nominations, is a meta masterpiece about a Black queer writer writing about a Black queer writer

Gloria Oladipo

17, May, 2022 @6:03 PM

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for colored girls: the 40-year-old masterwork that’s still captivating audiences
A Tony-nominated Broadway revival of Ntozake Shange’s ‘choreopoem’ shows how it remains relevant

Gloria Oladipo

11, May, 2022 @4:13 PM

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Razzle dazzle: Pamela Anderson takes back the narrative in Chicago
The 90s star finds a way around the limits of the feminist redemption plot: having a good time in her Broadway debut as Chicago’s Roxie Hart

Adrian Horton

09, May, 2022 @6:51 PM

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Tony awards 2022: A Strange Loop leads the nominees, while British talents are lauded
Three actors from The Lehman Trilogy go head to head, the musical Six picks up eight nominations and the production MJ – about Michael Jackson – is also recognised

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

09, May, 2022 @2:03 PM

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Macbeth review – Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga soar but there’s magic missing
Sam Gold’s inventively staged take on the classic tragedy has its moments but there’s something missing at the centre

Alexis Soloski

29, Apr, 2022 @8:00 PM

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