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Theater Review: ‘Ubu Sings Ubu’ Adapts ‘Ubu Roi’ With Pere Ubu’s Music

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Theater Review: ‘Ubu Sings Ubu’ Adapts ‘Ubu Roi’ With Pere Ubu’s Music
“Ubu Sings Ubu” mixes a Google Translate version of the 1896 scatological satire “Ubu Roi” with songs by the experimental rock band Pere Ubu.

Theater Review: ‘Our God’s Brother,’ by the Future Pope John Paul II

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Theater Review: ‘Our God’s Brother,’ by the Future Pope John Paul II
“Our God’s Brother,” a 1949 play written by Karol Wojtyla, who became Pope John Paul II, is being revived at the Theater of the Church of Notre Dame.

Theater Review: Several Moss Harts Are in ‘Act One,’ at Lincoln Center

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Theater Review: Several Moss Harts Are in ‘Act One,’ at Lincoln Center
“Act One” at Lincoln Center stars Tony Shalhoub and Santino Fontana and Matthew Schechter as the theater artisan Moss Hart, from his Bronx childhood to Broadway glory.

Theater Review: ‘The Mystery of Irma Vep’ Plays the Lucille Lortel Theater

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Theater Review: ‘The Mystery of Irma Vep’ Plays the Lucille Lortel Theater
Charles Ludlam’s two-actor gothic farce, “The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful,” is back in a production from Red Bull Theater, directed by one of the play’s original stars.

Theater Listings for April 18-24

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Theater Listings for April 18-24
A critical guide to productions in New York City, including shows in previews.