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Recent articles by Tim:

‘Leopoldstadt’ on Broadway Brings Jewish History to Haunting, Urgent Life

Sir Tom Stoppard’s wonderful play about two intermarried Jewish families, from 1899 to 1955, is about identity, history—and the ties that bind beyond the horrors of the Holocaust. → Read More

Tyler Perry Explains Why He Lent Prince Harry and Meghan Markle His Home After ‘Megxit’

“The love they have is really, really moving and I just wanted to do anything I could to support them,” Tyler Perry said of Harry and Meghan. “It was very difficult time for them.” → Read More

Some LGBTQ Afghans Are Finally Safe. Thousands Are Not.

A year after the Taliban’s return, LGBTQ Afghan refugees reveal their desperate journeys to safety, while campaigners demand governments take action to help those still in peril. → Read More

‘The Kite Runner’ on Broadway Is Homophobic Trash

The Broadway adaptation of Khaled Hosseini’s bestselling novel features a gay rapist and pedophile villain center stage. If nothing else, “groomer”-obsessed bigots will love it. → Read More

Amid ‘Funny Girl’ Turmoil, Beanie Feldstein and Lea Michele Have the Same Agent

As Beanie Feldstein quits Broadway’s ‘Funny Girl’ early and Lea Michele replaces her, The Daily Beast reveals the same theater agent is representing both actors through the tumult. → Read More

Inside the Broadway Blow-Up Over Lea Michele Replacing Beanie Feldstein in ‘Funny Girl’

Beanie Feldstein and Lea Michele share an agent, producers were forbidden from talking to Feldstein and were split over firing her, and now hope Michele can revive a “dying” show. → Read More

Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Into the Woods’ Is Sheer, Moving Magic on Broadway

This Broadway production of “Into the Woods” is witty, beautifully performed and staged, and a moving call to action. → Read More

A Fun Party Gets Going in ‘Epiphany.’ Then the Ghosts Arrive.

The drinks are flowing, the food looks delicious. But in David Watkins’ play, the discoveries made around the dinner party table bring as much pain as pleasure. → Read More

Pride Organizers Try to Keep Marches and Festivals Safe in a Year of Anti-LGBTQ Hate

Pride organizers across America reveal their determination to plan safe marches and events after last week's incident in Idaho, and amid anti-LGBTQ hate and Republican-led bigotry. → Read More

Sarah Silverman’s ‘The Bedwetter’ Is as Proudly Rude on Stage as the Page

Sarah Silverman is known for the confrontation and profanity of her comedy. A musical adaptation of her memoir, “The Bedwetter,” shows how it began in spot-on early ’80s costume. → Read More

Tony Award Voters Reveal Their Broadway Winners—and Losers

Sunday’s 75th Tony Awards are closely contested, featuring big names up against debut performers. Anonymous voters reveal their picks, and who is set to win the battle of Broadway. → Read More

‘Fat Ham’ Won the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Now You Can Feast on It.

In James Ijames’ reimagining of “Hamlet,” a Black family gathers at a backyard barbecue—and the tragedy of Shakespeare is replaced by something witty, moving, and life affirming. → Read More

Anna Delvey Says New York Art Show ‘Is the Beginning of Me Telling My Story’

Convicted fraudster and Netflix drama subject Anna Delvey appeared on video from ICE custody Thursday night to greet attendees at an art show of works she has created in jail. → Read More

Alabama Trans Teens and Families Celebrate Legal Win, ‘but We Will Never Stop Fighting’

An Alabama judge’s injunction means doctors and parents can still provide gender-affirming care for trans teenagers, but school staff remain required to tell on trans students. → Read More

Billy Crystal Gives ‘Mr. Saturday Night’ Charm, Laughs, and No Drama

In the breezy Broadway musical comedy “Mr. Saturday Night,” Billy Crystal, playing a comedian plotting a return to the screen, does what he does best—telling zinger after zinger. → Read More

‘A Strange Loop’ Triumphs, Uncompromisingly, on Broadway

The brilliant, Pulitzer-winning musical “A Strange Loop” is about big themes like racism and sexuality, and about not belonging—yet always searching, inquiring, and confronting. → Read More

‘The Skin of Our Teeth’ Is Crazy, Deep, and Stars Broadway’s Coolest Dinosaur

Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer-winning ‘The Skin of Our Teeth’ spans 5,000 years, including an ice age, dinosaurs, and war. Its odd mischief still sparkles in a Lincoln Center revival. → Read More

Broadway’s ‘Funny Girl’ Revival Rains on Its Own Parade

One of the most anticipated shows of the Broadway season, the revival of “Funny Girl” has pizazz and celebrity power but falls very short in its sketching of story and character. → Read More

Why ‘Islander’ Is New York’s Best New Musical, and ‘Hangmen’ Swing on Broadway

“Islander” is a gorgeous musical about a whale, a Scottish island, and two women finding connection; while in Martin McDonagh’s “Hangmen” death comes laced with much dark humor. → Read More

Prince Harry Is ‘Making Sure’ Queen Elizabeth ‘Is Protected,’ Has ‘Right People Around Her’

Prince Harry also told NBC that for him, Meghan Markle, and their children “home for now” is America, adding the family has been “welcomed with open arms” in California. → Read More