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Off-Broadway Theater

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  • Sarah Steele of 'The Country House' finds comfort in her characters

    Sarah Steele of 'The Country House' finds comfort in her characters
    "Who are you?" It's a line Scott Foley, playing TV star Michael Astor, delivers to Sarah Steele's teenage character Susie Keegan in the new Donald Margulies play "The Country House" at the Geffen Playhouse after Susie delivers a diatribe of truth: The...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Bare: A Pop Opera'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Bare: A Pop Opera'
    Opera is all about the pouring of deep-felt emotion into song, and "Bare," a 2004 off-Broadway musical, is subtitled "A Pop Opera." No doubt, that's partly because of the torrent of emotions unleashed by the hormone-charged teenage protagonists. "Bare"...
  • Julia Stiles Rises to Off Broadway Play 'Phoenix'

    Julia Stiles, last seen on the Gotham stage in the Broadway revival of "Oleanna," will topline an Off Broadway production of Scott Organ's play "Phoenix," running this summer at the Cherry Lane Theater. Stiles will appear opposite James Wirt, the actor...
  • John Hawkes, Tracie Thoms Find Off Broadway Roles in 'Lost Lake'

    John Hawkes, the Oscar-nominated actor who has appeared in films including "Winter's Bone" and "The Sessions," will appear Off Broadway in Manhattan Theater Club's world premiere of "Lost Lake," the new play by "Proof" scribe David Auburn. He'll star...
  • Oscar-Nominated Actress Ruby Dee Dies at 91

    Ruby Dee, best known for her role in 1961's "A Raisin in the Sun" and latterly for her Oscar-nominated turn as Denzel Washington's mother in 2007's "American Gangster," died Wednesday in New York. She was 91. Dee's Oscar nomination in 2008 for her...
  • Outer Critics Circle Applauds Broadway's "Gentleman's Guide," Bryan Cranston

    The Outer Critics Circle gave a thumbs-up to Tony nomination packleader "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," handing the musical four kudos including top tuner in the race for the org's 2013-14 awards. The Rialto musical adaptation of "Bullets...
  • Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman Talk a Sexy New Show at Lucille Lortel Awards

    Camaraderie, positivity and lots of theater love filled the air at the 29th annual Lucille Lortel Awards Sunday at the NYU Skirball Center in downtown Manhattan. Hosts Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally, currently staring in their own limited Off-...
  • 'Bat Boy' is a fully refined creature feature at Colonial Players

    'Bat Boy' is a fully refined creature feature at Colonial Players
    "Bat Boy: The Musical" may not be what one expects — there's not a baseball in sight— but it's still a must-see show in all aspects, captivating Colonial Players audiences since it opened in March. Set to a melodic pop-rock score, this...
  • Crash Victim Marina Keegan's Essays, Stories In New Book 'Opposite of Loneliness'

    Crash Victim Marina Keegan's Essays, Stories In New Book 'Opposite of Loneliness'
    Nearly two years after her death in a car accident days after graduating from Yale, Marina Keegan's essays and stories are being published by Scribners in a book released on Amazon this week called "The Opposite of Loneliness." The stories and essays...
  • WATCH: Mark Ruffalo's Voice Is a Cure in 'The Normal Heart' Trailer

    The promos for Ryan Murphy's HBO drama keeping getting more and more powerful. The first full trailer shows Mark Ruffalo, his onscreen partner Matt Bomer and Julia Roberts fight to raise awareness about the AIDS epidemic in New York City in the early...
  • 'Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder' Slays the Competition in the Outer Critics Awards Nominations

    "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" led the pack of 2013-14 nominations from the Outer Critics Circle Awards, nabbing 11 nods and placing it ahead of a list of competitors that includes Disney Theatrical Prods.' "Aladdin" (eight noms), Off Broadway's...