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ArtsBeat: Learning ‘Lear’: The How-To’s of Hub-Bub

published about 16 hours ago
ArtsBeat: Learning ‘Lear’: The How-To’s of Hub-Bub
Those crowd sounds you hear but can’t quite make out? Hub-bub. Here’s how it evolved in this production of “Lear.”

ArtsBeat: A New ‘Band Wagon’ Coming to City Center

published about 17 hours ago
ArtsBeat: A New ‘Band Wagon’ Coming to City Center
Brian Stokes Mitchell will star in the show, a staged version of the 1953 MGM film, as part of City Center’s Encores! series.

A Battle of the Hamlets

published about 19 hours ago
A Battle of the Hamlets
A theater critic imagines a clash of the greatest versions of Shakespeare’s melancholy prince, as portrayed by John Barrymore, Laurence Olivier, Richard Burton and others.

ArtsBeat: Coming From Theater for a New Audience: Peter Brook, Marlowe and Shakespeare

published about 20 hours ago
ArtsBeat: Coming From Theater for a New Audience: Peter Brook, Marlowe and Shakespeare
The company’s 2014-15 season will feature the United States premiere of “The Valley of Astonishment,” written and directed by Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne.

ArtsBeat: No Turning the Other Cheek: Suit Over Canceled Tour of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

published 1 day ago
The production company of Andrew Lloyd Webber sues over the cancellation of a planned tour of “Jesus Christ Superstar.”