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    Best of the Week Ahead: May 30–June 5

    Kevin Bacon at NYC’s Paley Center; Powers Boothe as Jim Jones in the 1980 miniseries “Guyana Tragedy”; “A Midsummer Saturday Night’s Fever Dream” at the Falcon Theatre in Burbank, Calif.; an Allan Dwan retrospective at MoMA; and the National Theatre’s “This House” screening at BAM are what ...

  • News

    Best of the Week Ahead: Jan 17–23 (Slideshow)

    “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” opens on Broadway, National Theatre Live presents “The Magistrate” with John Lithgow, 92Y talks to “Relevant Octogenarians” Barbara Cook and Joel Grey, Beatlemania takes the L.A. stage in “Backbeat,” and the TIPA Project celebrates MLK Day this week.

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    Best of the Week Ahead: Nov. 22–28 (Slideshow)

    The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Alvin Ailey’s opening night, the L.A. premiere of “Gatz,” Jimmy Pardo’s Pardcast-a-Thon, and National Theatre Live’s “Timon of Athens” are what we’re looking forward to this week.

  • Reviews

    Simon Russell Beale Is Electric in 'Timon of Athens'

    Director Nicholas Hytner and star Simon Russell Beale make Shakespeare’s “Timon of Athens” a contemporary cautionary tale of ruthless capitalism in this dazzling NT Live broadcast.

  • Reviews

    "The Last of the Hausmanns" Is Another Triumph for NT Live

    Dysfunctional family drama is anything but familiar in Stephen Beresford’s “The Last of the Haussmans,” a live broadcast from London’s National Theatre in cinemas worldwide.

  • Reviews

    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

    National Theatre Live’s broadcast of the stage adaptation of Mark Haddon’s international bestseller “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” is absolutely marvelous.