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Theater Review | New Jersey: Review of ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’ by the Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey

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Theater Review | New Jersey: Review of ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’ by the Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey
“Love’s Labour’s Lost,” presented in an outdoor amphitheater, displays exceptional Shakespearean wordplay that makes it hard to produce, requiring a mastery of language and pacing.

Theater Listings for July 3-9

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Theater Listings for July 3-9
A critical guide to productions in New York City, including shows in previews.

Review: In ‘Little Shop of Horrors,’ a Ravenous Plant Is Reborn at City Center

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Review: In ‘Little Shop of Horrors,’ a Ravenous Plant Is Reborn at City Center
Encores! Off-Center summer series revives Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s 1982 musical with Jake Gyllenhaal and Ellen Greene, returning to her signature role.

The Cast of ‘Amazing Grace’ Grapples With Slavery

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The Cast of ‘Amazing Grace’ Grapples With Slavery
The Broadway show, which opens on July 16, has raised emotions among the actors who will portray slaves and slave traders.

ArtsBeat: New Stratford Season Features ‘Shakespeare in Love’

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ArtsBeat: New Stratford Season Features ‘Shakespeare in Love’
The stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning film will have its North American premiere in the 2016 season of the festival in Ontario.