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Salome

Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts disgustingly. That seems to be the message behind Richard Strauss's opera Salome, adapted from the widely ...
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God of Vengeance

Sholem Asch’s God of Vengeance, written in 1906, opened this week at La MaMa Theater. The play explores one man’s futile attempt to successfully u...
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The Encounter

Who do we actually encounter in The Encounter? A powerful artist, some faraway people, our own assumptions. If you crave theater that puts you through...
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Les Liaisons Dangereuse

Valmont's reputation for savage civility precedes him. The play takes place in the 1780s, not long before the French Revolution, and is a portrait of ...
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His Royal Hipness Lord Buckley

His Royal Hipness Lord Buckley is a wild, charming, make-your-head-spin work that lets you into the erudite, frenetic, funny world of, well, Lord Buck...
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The First Noel

The Classical Theater of Harlem’s Christmas musical The First Noel opens on the mainstage of the Apollo Theater this week. This show marks the third...
ELEMENTS OF OZ by The Builders Association. Photo by Gennadi Novash, courtesy of Peak Performances @Montclair State University.
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Elements of Oz

Get ready to dive into the fantastic world of technicolor with Elements of Oz from two-time Obbie Award winners The Builders Association. When arri...
The Witch of St. Elmora Street Access Theater, New York City
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The Witch of St. Elmora Street

If you’re lucky enough to come from an Italian-American family born and bred in one of New York City’s boroughs, let nostalgia alone drive you to ...
Santa Claus – A New Musical. Photo Chip Tompkins
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Santa Claus – A New Musical

As the title implies, this is an original piece, so my daughter and I were most excited to see what new situations we would find Santa in. The show do...