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Reviewing Fairview, a Play That Almost Demands That I Not Do So

It ruthlessly interrogates white audiences about how they discuss nonwhite life.

All 41 Broadway Theaters, Ranked

Put on your Sunday clothes and let’s debate.

How Angels in America Got Its Wings

The making of the revival’s “feral” spirit.
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    Reviewing Fairview, a Play That Almost Demands That I Not Do So It ruthlessly interrogates white audiences about how they discuss nonwhite life.
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    Neil Patrick Harris Critiques Rachel Bloom’s Tonys Work, Forgetting He Knows Her Very unfortunately, it seems NPH forgot they know each other in real life.
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  16. All 41 Broadway Theaters, Ranked Put on your Sunday clothes and let’s debate.
  17. tonys 2018
    Lindsay Mendez Just Wants to Be Honest With You “It’s our job to hold up a mirror to things that happened.”
  18. broadway
    Daniel Radcliffe and Bobby Cannavale to Star in Broadway’s Lifespan of a Fact Performances begin at Studio 54 on September 20.
  19. tonys 2018
    The Stars of Spongebob on Broadway Make Their Own Spongebob Memes The Krusty Krab is to this video as the Chum Bucket is to other content you might consume today.
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    Theater Review: Geopolitics and the Pick and Roll, in The Great Leap A basketball story that runs through Tiananmen Square.
  21. How Angels in America Got Its Wings The making of the revival’s “feral” spirit.
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    Theater Review: Can The Boys in the Band Work in 2018? “Yes. No. It’s complicated.”
  23. tonys 2018
    How Broadway’s Tiny Musical Made Its Big Song The story behind The Band’s Visit’s “Omar Sharif.”
  24. final bow
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  25. tonys 2018
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  30. vulture festival 2018
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  32. off broadway
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  34. broadway
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  39. exclusive
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  40. closing time
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  48. awards
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  49. broadway
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    Carey Mulligan’s One-Woman Show Girls & Boys Is Coming to New York Audible will also record and release Girls & Boys as an audio play.
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