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Rob Weinert-Kendt, an arts journalist and editor of American Theatre magazine, has written for The New York Times and Time Out New York. He writes a blog called The Wicked Stage.
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Two nuanced plays from Danai Gurira
STANDING TALL. Jennifer Hudson, center, in “The Color Purple”
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The spiritual side of two Broadway revivals
Mark Strong and company in “A View From the Bridge” (photo: Jan Versweyveld)
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Arthur Miller's 'A View From the Bridge' stripped to its essence is a painful family tragedy.
NUCLEAR OPTION. Clockwise from top: Sarah Steele, Cassie Beck, Arian Moayed, Jayne Houdyshell, Reed Birney
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‘The Humans’ offers a fresh take on the family drama.
COMMUNICATION BREAKDOWNS. The cast of “Spring Awakening"
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A ‘deaf musical’ on Broadway
IF WALLS COULD TALK. Dakin Matthews as Winston Churchill and Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II in “The Audience”
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‘The Audience’ takes a closer look at Queen Elizabeth
STUPID OR CLEVER? Ryan VanDenBom, Eric Sciotto, Christian Borle, Bud Weber and Aleks Pevek in "Something Rotten!"
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Rob Weinert-Kendt
Ahead of the Tony Awards this weekend, a look at the state of the American musical
OUT OF THE BLUE YONDER. Anne Hathaway in "Grounded" (Photo credit: Joan Marcus).
Rob Weinert-Kendt
'Grounded' explores a new kind of war-making.
FELT POSSESSION. Steven Boyer in "Hand to God." Photo: Joan Marcus
Rob Weinert-Kendt
The first act of violence in the funny, harrowing new play Hand to God is visited upon a helpless hand puppet. A shy, ambivalent teen, Jason, is trying to persuade his widowed mother to excuse him and Tyrone, the mangy homemade puppet that seems to have taken up permanent residence on Jason’s
COLONIAL CHIC. Lin-Manuel Miranda and the company of “Hamilton”
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‘Hamilton’ tells a true American story