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How Do You Say ‘Tradition’ in Yiddish?

How Do You Say ‘Tradition’ in Yiddish?

Joel Grey, center, directing Steven Skybell, left, who plays Tevye, and Bruce Sabath, right, who plays the butcher, in the National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene version of “Fiddler on the Roof.”

Review: A Criminally Enjoyable ‘Hangmen’ From Martin McDonagh

Review: A Criminally Enjoyable ‘Hangmen’ From Martin McDonagh

Reece Shearsmith, left, and Johnny Flynn in “Hangmen,” which arrives at the Atlantic Theater Company after a London run.

A Rough Rehearsal, a Suicide and a Broadway Show in Turmoil

A Rough Rehearsal, a Suicide and a Broadway Show in Turmoil

A backstage memorial to Jeff Loeffelholz, a standby actor in the musical “Chicago” who killed himself in June.

‘Billy Elliot’ Musical Branded Gay Propaganda in Hungary; Cancellations Follow

‘Billy Elliot’ Musical Branded Gay Propaganda in Hungary; Cancellations Follow

The Hungarian State Opera’s production of “Billy Elliot,” previously popular, was attacked before its summer revival by a columnist in a pro-government newspaper. The article said that the musical’s message of “Dare to be yourself” referred “of course” to being gay.

Glenda Jackson on Quitting Parliament, Playing Lear and Returning to Broadway

Glenda Jackson on Quitting Parliament, Playing Lear and Returning to Broadway

Glenda Jackson, taking a break from rehearsals for “Three Tall Women,” which will mark her return to Broadway after 30 years.

The Secret Life of Sven

The Secret Life of Sven

Sven, featured in “Frozen” at the St. James Theater — and inhabited here by the actor Adam Jepsen — has a mix of reindeer and human-like qualities.

Review: Hip-Hopping With the Stars in ‘Half Time’

Review: Hip-Hopping With the Stars in ‘Half Time’

Vintage talents on display: Donna McKechnie, Lori Tan Chinn, Lillias White, Lenora Nemetz, Georgia Engel, Kay Walbye, André De Shields, Madeleine Doherty and Nancy Ticotin.

Review: In a Teenage Take on ‘Richard III,’ Now Is the Prom of Our Discontent

Review: In a Teenage Take on ‘Richard III,’ Now Is the Prom of Our Discontent

Tiffany Villarin, left, is pursued by Gregg Mozgala, as a young version of Richard III, in “Teenage Dick,” a Ma-Yi theater production.

Review: Building the Wall (Not That One) in Aristophanes’ ‘The Birds’

Review: Building the Wall (Not That One) in Aristophanes’ ‘The Birds’

A scene from “The Birds,” directed by Nikos Karathanos, at St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn.

Review: Sound, or Silence? A Passionate Debate in ‘Children of a Lesser God’

Review: Sound, or Silence? A Passionate Debate in ‘Children of a Lesser God’

Lauren Ridloff and Joshua Jackson spar over the role of sign language in deaf culture in “Children of a Lesser God.”

Paris Cabarets: Can We Ask for More Than the Cancan?

Paris Cabarets: Can We Ask for More Than the Cancan?

Dancers performing the cancan at the Moulin Rouge in Paris.

Review: A ‘Carousel’ That Spins on a Romantically Charged Axis

Review: A ‘Carousel’ That Spins on a Romantically Charged Axis

Jessie Mueller as Julie Jordan and Joshua Henry as Billy Bigelow in the revival of “Carousel.”

Rupert Everett Gets His Oscar (Wilde, That Is)

Rupert Everett Gets His Oscar (Wilde, That Is)

Left, the Irish writer Oscar Wilde; right, Rupert Everett as Wilde in “The Judas Kiss.”

This ‘Othello’ Is Powered by Women

This ‘Othello’ Is Powered by Women

From left, the lighting designer Jane Cox, the costume designer Toni-Leslie James, the sound designer Jessica Paz and the scenic designer Rachel Hauck at the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park.

Review: ‘Returning to Reims’ and Those European Working-Class Blues

Review: ‘Returning to Reims’ and Those European Working-Class Blues

Bush Moukarzel, left, and Nina Hoss in the play “Returning to Reims” at the St. Ann’s Warehouse.


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