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Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons to Star in NBC's Elf Musical
By Editorial Staff · Oct 24, 2014

The TV and Broadway star's newest project is based on the movie and musical.

Bette Midler Is CrazySexyCool
By Hayley Levitt · Oct 24, 2014

The Broadway songstress takes on a TLC classic in her latest woman-powered album.

The Phantom of the Opera — the Television Show?
By Hayley Levitt · Oct 24, 2014

Save a seat for the Phantom at the Emmys.

Bert Williams: America's First Black Star
By Michael Feingold · Oct 24, 2014

A rediscovered film at MoMA prompts reflections on a great artist's extraordinary career.

Tony Danza and Judith Light Reunite at the Opening of Disgraced on Broadway
By David Gordon · Oct 23, 2014

The new drama stars Hari Dhillon, Gretchen Mol, Josh Radnor, Karen Pittman, and Danny Ashok.

The Thin Place
By Kelly Huffman · May 25, 2010
Gbenga Akinnagbe plays 11 characters in this well-meaning but mostly airless piece about people having crises of faith.
Abe Lincoln in Illinois
By Kelly Huffman · Oct 12, 2009
Erik Lochtefeld gives a complex portrayal of our 16th President in the Intiman Theatre's middling revival of Robert Sherwood's biodrama.
Namaste Man
By Kelly Huffman · Jun 6, 2008
Andrew Weems' autobiographical solo piece is well-acted but underdeveloped.
The Cure at Troy
By Kelly Huffman · Apr 10, 2008
Boris McGiver is simply stunning in Tina Landau's bold, muscular production of Seamus Heaney's densely layered play.
Mame
By Kelly Huffman · Feb 15, 2008
Dee Hoty gives a warm performance in Fifth Avenue Theatre's opulent and energetic production of Jerry Herman's classic musical.