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Review: 'The Violet Hour'

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Richard Greenberg, whose career is peaking commercially with the Broadway-bound "Take Me Out," is dealing with some of his favorite themes in "The Violet Hour" -- specifically the nature of time and…

Luhrmann wooing B'way

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Leave it to Baz Luhrmann to bring some savvy Hollywood press pizzazz to staid old Broadway. Making his legit debut here, the director of "Moulin Rouge" is promoting his incoming stage production of…

B'way bounces back

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With all 28 shows up at the box office, Broadway recovered nicely from the previous session's traditional time-change jinx to post a record $14,945,386, a big $1,723,279 improvement. Paid attendance…

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Review: 'Far Away'

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A mere sliver of a play, clocking in at just under an hour, Caryl Churchill's "Far Away" is sharp as a switchblade -- it cuts as deep as anything to be seen on a New York stage. It's a small, oblique…

Trio skedded for Ahmanson

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Three award-winning performances -- Barbara Cook in "Mostly Sondheim," John Leguizamo in "Sexaholix ... A Love Story" and "Elaine Stritch at Liberty" -- will play for limited engagements at the…

Review: 'Ghosts'

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Clocking in at a brisk 90 minutes, the Classic Stage Co.'s production of Ibsen's "Ghosts" might enter theatrical history books as the shortest on record. In all other respects, unhappily, this…

Retro bow for Horizons

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Playwrights Horizons will inaugurate its $27 million legit complex on West 42nd Street with concert versions of three musicals and one play that were originally presented at the theater company.

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