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Breaking News: For details about the latest off-Broadway productions to be broadcast for this year's go here . . . Sydney Lucas who's been Fun Home's Small Allison for a third of her life will leave the show 10/04/15--to be replaced by her understudy Gabriella Pizzolo. . . The Legend of Georgia McBride extended to 10/11/15. . . Hand to God leaving Broadway 1/03/16 to cross the Atlantic and London's Vaudeville, starting 2/05/16. . . A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder will play its final Broadway performance 1/17/16 but the show will continue on its murderous path via a national tour. . . Cabaret Nights - October . . . detailed listings of current and upcoming Broadway Shows and Off-Broadway Shows updated daily . . . Curtainup at Facebook & at Twitter. . . Visit CurtainUp's Friends . . Go Tickets
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Fool for Love
Fool for Love - Its rhythmic quality gives Sam Sheperd's 1983 play the feeling of a musicalized fight drama. . . Read More
Old Times
Old Times - a play that has intrigued audiences since it first opened on Broadway in 1971 Read More
Spring Awakening
Spring Awakening - a unique new take of a musical already acclaimed for its uniqueness. . . . Read More
Hamilton On Broadway
Hamilton: The Something New and Exciting Broadway's Been Waiting For - A hit downtown is an even bigger hit uptown . . . . Read More
Amazing Grace
Amazing Grace Closing 10/25!Read More
Finding Neverland - Star casting and Diane Paulus may make this Peter Pan back stage fiction critic proof . . Read More
Finding Neverland
Something Rotten
Something Rotten - unapologetically from Shakespeare . . . Read More
The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-time
The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-time - a genre-crossing, electrifying stage adaptation of Mark Haddon's best selling novel . . Read More
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New York Off-Broadway

Clever Little Lies
Clever Little Lies - The surprising thing is how DiPietro's script combines humorous fluff with substantial emotion. Its seemingly opposing aspects complement each other. Not an easy thing to pull off. . . . Read More
Student Body
Student Body - Friendships and morals are tested as a group of college students reckon with a possible case of sexual violence within their circle.Read More
Barbecue -Robert O'Hara's uproarious satire is sure to be another hit for the hit-making Public Theater. . . . . Read More
 Hard Love
Hard Love - Israeli playwright Motti Lerner's domestic drama explains the problems faced by orthodox Jews when they lose their faith or interact with the larger community. Read More
Daddy Long Legs
Daddy Long Legs - This gemutlich little show and the intimate, recently renovated Davenport Theatre seem meant for each other.Read More
 Cloud Nine
Cloud Nine - Caryl Churchill's early play still worth watching, though the reconfigured Atlantic Theater is likely to put you into a cloud nine comfort zone . . Read More
Fondly, Collette Richland
Fondly, Collette Richland - the new play by Sibyl Kempson with Elevator Repair Service (ERS) is a high-style, high-energy affair . . . Read More
Fulfillment - Thomas Bradshaw's latest play affects you despite itself.Read More
The Quare Land
The Quare Land - Playwright John McManus is fortunate in his cast for this United States premiere of his comedy. . . . Read More
The Christians
The Christians -Extended to 10/25! Lucas Hnath's intriguing play about the divisiveness of different visions for being true to one's faith. . . . Read More
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 The Father
The Father Kenneth Cranham convinces in this remarkable play about a man losing his sense of reality from a young French playwright and novelist . . . Read More
Martyr Pertinent and darkly comic play following a teenager on a path to Christian fundamentalism . . . . Read More
Medea The opening of this Medea is the most moving in its portrait of a woman broken by abandonment. . . . Read More
Nell Gwynn Jessica Swale's delightful romp through Carolinian England with the actress Nell Gwynn at Shakespeare's Globe. . . . Read More
Hangmen Martin McDonagh scores again with a thrilling and dark drama . . . Read More
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Song for the Disappeared
Song for the Disappeared - a fine new play that combines humor with a horrifying event.Read More
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NJ Theaters

 The Sound of Music
The Sound of Music - Sunniness and hope must ultimately trump subversion. With Kerstin Anderson and those adorable kids leading the way, when our Maria climbs ev'ry mountain, we're right there with every step. Again . . Read More
 Man Covets Bird
Man Covets Bird - 70 minutes of enchantment and wonder. . . Read More
 These Paper Bullets
These Paper Bullets - Playwright Rolin Jones and director Jackson Gay transplant Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing to 1964 London for a Fawlty Towers sensibility and turning its characters into a Beatles-like rock group. . . Read More
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Always. . .Patsy Cline
Always. . .Patsy Cline - well worth the hike up I95 from Center City . . Read More
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Washington - DC
Cake Off
Cake Off -Unfortunately too many cooks have spoiled a show that is half-baked. . . Read More

Beautiful The Carole King Musical
Beautiful The Carole King Musical - This touring show now at the Kennedy Center is nothing but pleasure. . . Read More
Destiny of Desire
Destiny of Desire - Over the top. Silly beyond words. Those are just a few words to describe playwright Karen Zacarias' contribution to the Women's Voices Theater Festival. . . Read More
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Show Boat - A strong book, great songs-- almost too much of a good thing. . . Read More

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— Lyric from Something rotten the zany, strictly historically incorrect riff on how plays evolved into musicals, that's also a contender for the best new musical Tony.

If we assume the debts, the union gets/ A new line of credit, a financial diuretic/ How do you not get it? If we're aggressive and competitive/ The union gets a boost. You'd rather give it a sedative? — Alexander Hamilton in the brilliantnew musical Hamilton

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