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    Theater Review: The Strengths and Weaknesses of a Free Public HerculesThe Disney movie musical is onstage for a one-week run in the park.
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    Hercules’ Jelani Alladin on Exploring Black Male Heroism OnstageAnd he promises he’s bulking up for the part.
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    Theater Review: A Coriolanus Amid the WreckageAfter the apocalypse in Central Park.
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    Theater Review: Ain’t No Mo’ Is a Biting Farce That Takes FlightJordan Cooper’s new play is a suite of comic sketches.
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    Theater Review: It’s Always Sunny in This Twelfth NightIn the park, not a cloud in the sky.
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    Theater Review: Of Tusks and Treachery, in Mlima’s TaleAn elephant’s-eye view of the illegal ivory trade.
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    Theater Review: On the Road With Miss You Like HellA show I really wanted to like.
  8. Theater Review: Office Hour Is a Well-Intentioned MistakeIs this theatrical approach to mass shootings irresponsible?
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    Theater Review: The Public Theater Stages Its Own Origin StoryI hope they get it.
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    Theater Review: Tiny Beautiful Things Won Me Over Against My WillDiscord, not so much.
  11. Theater Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream That Never Touches EarthAll the froth, none of the underlying dread.
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    A Hamlet Where Everyone’s Onstage, and Oscar Isaac Is Among UsAnd Oscar Isaac is among us all.
  13. Do Sponsors Like Delta Have the Right to Demand Squeaky-clean Art?The controversy surrounding the Public Theater’s production of Julius Caesar shows that expecting funding without constraints is naïve.
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    Theater Review: Lynn Nottage’s Sweat Tells But Doesn’t ShowAs it transfers to Broadway, the play brings its strong ideas and weak characterizations intact.
  15. Theater Review: The Public Works’ Diverse, Delicious Twelfth Night“For the audience, the source of the joy was mostly the joy of those participants.”
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    Theater Review: Can Troilus and Cressida Be Saved?Plus: Men on Boats, played by women not on boats.
  17. Remembering Elizabeth Swados, the Original Theater BadassHer stubborn, wild, ephemeral spirit touched so many of us.
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    Theater Review: Cymbeline in the Park, With Some StreamliningA strain of rareness.
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    Theater Review: City Dynamics Step Onstage, in BuzzerA neighborhood in transition.
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    Theater Review: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton“Neither a challenge nor a chore. It’s just great.”
  21. Theater Review: Mike Daisey’s Yes This ManDaisey opens wide to criticism.
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    Theater Review: Much Ado About NothingIn the Park, in the rain.
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    Theater Review: A Fast-Moving Antony and Cleopatra“What started as a study of passionate love between great equals winds up as a count-the-corpses Grand Guignol.”
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    Theater Review: With Regular Singing, One More Bite of the Apple Family“The plays are a kind of exposed nerve.”
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    Shakespeare in the Park, Twice Over (Plus Once in Greenwich)Shakespearean weddings, in and out of town.
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    Stage Dive: Things to Do Before You Die This WeekendIf you don’t have tickets to ‘Sleep No More.’