Billy Crystal, “A Strange Loop” and More to Perform in a Broadway Event

Billy Crystal, Shoshana Bean and performers from “Company,” “MJ,” “A Strange Loop,” “Six” and other Tony-nominated shows will share songs and stories.

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Most Broadway Theaters Will Drop Vaccine Checks, but Not Mask Mandate

The owners and operators of the 41 theaters have decided to relax audience safety protocols that have been in place since last summer.

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Will the Virus Cooperate With Broadway’s Spring Rebound?

It will be the busiest April for Broadway openings in more than a decade. But some of its biggest stars have been sidelined by positive tests.

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Yes, Some Musicals Are Unwoke. That’s Not a Writ to Rewrite Them.

When Encores! aren’t encores.

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Al Hirschfeld’s Drawings Captured Stephen Sondheim Better Than Any Photo

These nine portraits of Sondheim musicals, from “West Side Story” and “Gypsy” to “Into the Woods” and “Passion,” sparked this theater-goer’s memory.

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Stephen Sondheim Wrote My Life’s Soundtrack

“A Little Night Music” was all it took.

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Fan Mail: Remembering Stephen Sondheim, the Man and the Music

Readers recount their interactions with the composer. Julie Andrews laments the loss of a “genius.”

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TriBeCa Gallery Guide: New York’s Most Vibrant Art Scene

The large-scale arrival of new and veteran dealers has given the neighborhood its first unifying theme in 60 years. Here are three walks with our critics, a springboard to explore.

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Sarah Cain Redefines Seriousness in Painting

The Los Angeles artist, with her crazy titles and caustic colors, offers “a really provocative combination of pleasure and politics,” says one museum curator.

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Memo to Democrats: ‘Grow Up. Do Your Job.’

Suggestions for Democrats in Congress; the return of live performances; Justice Sandra Day O’Connor; an airline no-fly list; boys’ struggles.

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And the Award for Best Actor in a Tux Goes to …

If a Broadway return heralded by the 74th Tony Awards suggested it’s time to suit up again, the live show pointed to a dress code with very few don’ts.

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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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