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Thanks to works like The Coast of Utopia and The Norman Conquests, three-part theater series are in vogue right now.  Uptown, Horton Foote’s The Orphan’s Home Cycle (nine plays edited into three evenings) is just gearing up at Signature Theater Company; and downtown, The Public Theater is wrapping up the run of a new trilogy [...]

Robert Wilson’s brand of theater art was seen at the Brooklyn Academy of Music as early as 1969.  Forty years after his debut there, Wilson’s work returned to BAM this month with a vivid of Heiner Muller’s Quartett, a 1981 reworking of the 1782 novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses.  It opens with an almost 10-minute long [...]

I recently caught previews of a couple of musical theater productions based on socially and politically relevant themes. Written nearly four decades apart, they shared a lot in common besides locating their respective bands prominently on stage, and raised some interesting questions about musically-delivered serious messages. The high-profile production of Hair (subtitle: The American Tribal [...]

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