Let Broadway’s Return Be a Prayer for Healing

It is church for the heart and mind. It is shul for the intellect. A mosque celebrating mankind.

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A Broadway Show Comes Back to Life

One theater production’s journey back to the stage after the longest and costliest shutdown in New York theater’s history.

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Inside Broadway’s Reopening: A Times Virtual Event

We visit the “Hadestown” company and a new playwright, share backstage performances, and answer your theater questions in the “Offstage” series finale.

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Springsteen on Broadway: Showing Us How Many Lives We Contain

Two critics on the show’s return — a turning point in live theater and another stage in the rock star’s lifelong evolution.

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Bruce Springsteen Reopens Broadway, Ushering In Theater’s Return

On Saturday, “Springsteen on Broadway” became the first full-length show to take the stage since the Covid-19 pandemic forced performances to shut down in March 2020.

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Lisa Banes, ‘Gone Girl’ Actress, Dies at 65 After Hit-and-Run

Ms. Banes was a mainstay of the New York stage who also acted in films and on television. She died on Monday, 10 days after she was struck by a scooter as she was crossing a street in Manhattan.

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Broadway’s Tony Awards, Delayed by Pandemic, Set for September

Most of the prizes will be announced on the Paramount+ streaming service, followed by a starry concert celebrating Broadway on CBS television.

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A Bright Future for New York City’s Summer

The city’s beach and outdoor pool season is starting on schedule after a partial and delayed reopening last summer.

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‘Follies’ Was My First Broadway Show. 50 Years Later, I Remember It All.

On a thrilling trip to New York, a 16-year-old budding critic learned that the insistent optimism of musical theater was a beautiful lie.

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Where Is Hollywood When Broadway Needs It?

A critic writes a plea to the film and TV stars who got their starts in the theater and can do more to aid its rescue.

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65 Million Tourists, Gone From N.Y.C.

The city is mired in an economic crisis, and the return of visitors looks distant. That’s devastating news for these three tourist destinations.

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Cities Should Open Streets to Pedestrians and Cyclists

With people hunkered down at home, cities should act quickly to find a better balance between cars and pedestrians and cyclists.

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