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Heavenly or Hellish? Our Critics Debate the Broadway Season

Heavenly or Hellish? Our Critics Debate the Broadway Season

Caitlin Kinnunen, center left, and Brooks Ashmanskas received Tony nominations for “The Prom.”
Critics’ Notebook: When It Came to the Tony Nominations, the News Is the New

Critics’ Notebook: When It Came to the Tony Nominations, the News Is the New

Rosdely Ciprian, left, and Heidi Schreck in “What the Constitution Means to Me.”
Critic’s Pick: Review: ‘Tootsie,’ a Musical Comedy That Fills Some Mighty Big Heels

Critic’s Pick: Review: ‘Tootsie,’ a Musical Comedy That Fills Some Mighty Big Heels

Santino Fontana, center, as Dorothy Michaels in the musical “Tootsie” at the Marquis Theater.
‘The Cool Guy’: Pop and Theater Stars Celebrate the Composer of ‘Hair’

‘The Cool Guy’: Pop and Theater Stars Celebrate the Composer of ‘Hair’

A sign over the Al Hirschfeld Theater promoting the Broadway revival of “Hair.”
The Best and Worst of the Tony Awards 2018

The Best and Worst of the Tony Awards 2018

Ari’el Stachel gave a heartfelt speech about struggling with his identity as he accepted the prize for best featured actor in a musical.
Review: ‘The Band’s Visit’ Is a Ravishing Musical That Whispers With Romance

Review: ‘The Band’s Visit’ Is a Ravishing Musical That Whispers With Romance

Strangers in the night: Tony Shalhoub and Ari’el Stachel are members of an Egyptian ensemble who meet an Israeli cafe proprietor, played by Katrina Lenk, in the musical “The Band’s Visit.”
Broadway’s Comic Chameleon Writes a Heartfelt New Tune

Broadway’s Comic Chameleon Writes a Heartfelt New Tune

David Yazbek on the set of “The Band’s Visit,’' his new musical, which is set in an out-of-the-way Israeli town.