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Review: ‘The Last Two People on Earth’ Offers Soft-Shoe Après Déluge

published about 13 hours ago
Review: ‘The Last Two People on Earth’ Offers Soft-Shoe Après Déluge
In Susan Stroman’s “apocalyptic vaudeville” at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Mass., Mandy Patinkin and Taylor Mac play two survivors passing the time.

Anne Meara, Comedian and Actress, Dies at 85

published about 14 hours ago
Anne Meara, Comedian and Actress, Dies at 85
Ms. Meara began her comedy career as the partner of her husband, Jerry Stiller; won an Obie Award for her stage work; earned four Emmy nominations; and became a playwright in her 60s.

Theater Review | Westchester: Review: ‘Small World’ Pits Disney and Stravinsky in Duel of Ideas

published about 14 hours ago
Theater Review | Westchester: Review: ‘Small World’ Pits Disney and Stravinsky in Duel of Ideas
The play, at Penguin Repertory Theater in Stony Point, imagines Walt Disney debating Igor Stravinsky part of the creative process that produced “Fantasia.”

Theater Review | New Jersey: Review: In ‘The Goldilocks Zone’ at Mill Hill Playhouse, Seeking Mr. ‘Just Right’

published 2 days ago
Theater Review | New Jersey: Review: In ‘The Goldilocks Zone’ at Mill Hill Playhouse, Seeking Mr. ‘Just Right’
In Ian August’s play, when four people must decide whether to have a baby, things can become awkward.

Review: ‘I’m Not the Stranger You Think I Am,’ Where Theater Meets Confessional

published 2 days ago
Review: ‘I’m Not the Stranger You Think I Am,’ Where Theater Meets Confessional
The responsibilities of being an audience member rarely weigh as heavily as in “I’m Not the Stranger You Think I Am,” where short plays are performed in a 4 feet by 8 feet mobile structure.