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Pulitzer-Winning Play ‘Cost of Living’ Will Become a Musical 12 Jul 10:28pm Updated Pulitzer-Winning Play ‘Cost of Living’ Will Become a Musical
Martyna Majok’s intense drama will get a musical adaptation from Michael John LaChiusa, the Williamstown Theater Festival announced.
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Emmy Awards 2018: Bill Hader on Bringing Humor to the Darkness on ‘Barry’ 12 Jul 9:45pm Updated Emmy Awards 2018: Bill Hader on Bringing Humor to the Darkness on ‘Barry’
Mr. Hader’s innovative HBO comedy is up for 13 Emmy nominations, including best comedy series and best comic lead. But is it actually a comedy?
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Benedict Cumberbatch on His Emmy Nod for Bringing Patrick Melrose to Life 12 Jul 7:54pm Benedict Cumberbatch on His Emmy Nod for Bringing Patrick Melrose to Life
Mr. Cumberbatch’s role in “Patrick Melrose” was one of his most daunting yet, and it earned him an Emmy nomination for best actor in a limited series.
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Judd Apatow on the Mystery Behind Garry Shandling 12 Jul 7:27pm Updated Judd Apatow on the Mystery Behind Garry Shandling
Judd Apatow’s four-and-a-half-hour documentary, “The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling,” was nominated for three Emmys.
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Mark Duplass on ‘Wild Wild Country’ and Not Punching His Partners in the Face 12 Jul 7:25pm Updated Mark Duplass on ‘Wild Wild Country’ and Not Punching His Partners in the Face
Mr. Duplass discussed his first Emmy nomination and being a filmmaking uncle to the directors Maclain and Chapman Way.
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2018 Emmy Awards: See the List of Nominees 12 Jul 7:23pm Updated 2018 Emmy Awards: See the List of Nominees
The 2018 Emmy nominations, announced on Thursday.
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Emmy Nominations 2018: ‘Game of Thrones’ and Netflix Lead the Way 12 Jul 7:19pm Updated Emmy Nominations 2018: ‘Game of Thrones’ and Netflix Lead the Way
“Game of Thrones” received 22 Emmy nominations, the most of any show. Netflix claimed the most nominations of any service or channel, displacing HBO from the top spot.
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Editors’ Choice: 9 New Books We Recommend This Week 12 Jul 4:15pm Updated Editors’ Choice: 9 New Books We Recommend This Week
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
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Books News: The Obama-Biden Bromance Continues. This Time in a Mystery Novel. 12 Jul 4:00pm Books News: The Obama-Biden Bromance Continues. This Time in a Mystery Novel.
In a new crime novel, the 44th president and his vice president team up to solve a suspicious death, and patch up their frayed friendship in the process.
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New ‘West Side Story’ From Ivo van Hove and Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker 12 Jul 3:42pm New ‘West Side Story’ From Ivo van Hove and Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker
The experimental director and avant-garde choreographer’s production — the first in the U.S. not to be based on Jerome Robbins’s choreography — will come to Broadway.
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See the 2018 Emmy Nominations List 12 Jul 3:37pm Updated See the 2018 Emmy Nominations List
The 2018 Emmy nominations, announced on Thursday.
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Emmy Nominations 2018: Bill Hader on Bringing Humor to the Darkness on ‘Barry’ 12 Jul 3:24pm Emmy Nominations 2018: Bill Hader on Bringing Humor to the Darkness on ‘Barry’
Mr. Hader’s innovative HBO comedy is up for 13 Emmy nominations, including best comedy series and best comic lead. But is it actually a comedy?
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12 Jul 3:11pm Anatomy of a Scene | ‘Sorry to Bother You’
Boots Riley narrates a sequence featuring Lakeith Stanfield and Michael X. Sommers.
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A French Novelist Imagined Sexual Dystopia. Now It’s Arrived. 12 Jul 3:00pm A French Novelist Imagined Sexual Dystopia. Now It’s Arrived.
Michel Houellebecq has eerily foreseen some of the worst social developments of our time.
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Welcome to Summer!: Things to Do in NYC: Astoria for a Pool Day, and Open-Mic Night Plus Dumplings in Chinatown 12 Jul 2:59pm Welcome to Summer!: Things to Do in NYC: Astoria for a Pool Day, and Open-Mic Night Plus Dumplings in Chinatown
A how-to for one of the best city pools, and a doozy of a cultural event in Chinatown.
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Full List of 2018 Emmy Nominations 12 Jul 1:21pm Updated Full List of 2018 Emmy Nominations
A list of the 2018 Emmy nominations, announced on Thursday.
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Review: Tracking ‘Dark Money’ in Montana Elections 12 Jul 12:59pm Review: Tracking ‘Dark Money’ in Montana Elections
In her documentary, Kimberly Reed explores how Montanans fought a political invasion backed by wealthy anonymous donors.
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Emmy Awards 2018: ‘Game of Thrones’ and Netflix Lead the Way 12 Jul 12:13pm Updated Emmy Awards 2018: ‘Game of Thrones’ and Netflix Lead the Way
“Game of Thrones” received 22 Emmy nominations, the most of any show. Netflix claimed the most nominations of any service or channel, displacing HBO from the top spot.
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12 Jul 11:58am #SpeakingInDance: In ‘Available Light,’ No Time for Artifice
Lucinda Childs’s 1983 collaboration with John Adams and Frank Gehry is “exceedingly fast” and “seeringly difficult.”
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Life as a Runway: What 8 Sweaty New Yorkers Wore to See Art on the Beach 12 Jul 11:40am Life as a Runway: What 8 Sweaty New Yorkers Wore to See Art on the Beach
Art seekers make their way to Queens for Yayoi Kusama’s “Narcissus Garden” at Fort Tilden in the Rockaways.
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Review: ‘Gone Missing,’ Now a Poignant Reminder of a Life Cut Short 12 Jul 11:26am Review: ‘Gone Missing,’ Now a Poignant Reminder of a Life Cut Short
The death of the show’s composer, Michael Friedman, makes this musical about loss an accidental and indispensable elegy.
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It’s the Battle of the Best Actress Nominees in ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ 12 Jul 11:16am It’s the Battle of the Best Actress Nominees in ‘Mary Queen of Scots’
Saoirse Ronan plays the title character and Margot Robbie is Queen Elizabeth I in the new drama directed by Josie Rourke, artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse.
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Review: Joaquin Phoenix Treks the Long Road to Sobriety in ‘Don’t Worry’ 12 Jul 11:15am Updated Review: Joaquin Phoenix Treks the Long Road to Sobriety in ‘Don’t Worry’
Mr. Phoenix plays the disabled alcoholic cartoonist John Callahan in Gus Van Sant’s cleverly volatile biopic.
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Welcome to Summer!: Things to Do in New York: Astoria for a Pool Day, and Open-Mic Night Plus Dumplings in Chinatown 12 Jul 11:08am Welcome to Summer!: Things to Do in New York: Astoria for a Pool Day, and Open-Mic Night Plus Dumplings in Chinatown
A how-to for one of the best city pools, and a doozy of a cultural event in Chinatown.
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Summer: Where to Go in Astoria After the Pool, and Open-Mic Night and Dumplings in Chinatown 12 Jul 10:51am Updated Summer: Where to Go in Astoria After the Pool, and Open-Mic Night and Dumplings in Chinatown
A how-to for one of the best city pools, and a doozy of a cultural event in Chinatown.
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A Show About Slaves, With a White Cast, Is Revived in Canada 12 Jul 10:42am A Show About Slaves, With a White Cast, Is Revived in Canada
The show based on slave songs closed in Montreal. But after a backlash, several theaters in Quebec are planning to stage it.
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Hip-Hop Is Evolving. Just Ask Its Superstars. 12 Jul 10:36am Updated Hip-Hop Is Evolving. Just Ask Its Superstars.
New albums from Kanye West, Jay-Z, Drake and J. Cole showcase rap’s superstars staring down their role as the genre’s elders.
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Review: A Godard Film About Making Movies Arrives in New York 12 Jul 10:30am Updated Review: A Godard Film About Making Movies Arrives in New York
“The Rise and Fall of a Small Film Company,” a made-for-TV movie by Jean-Luc Godard, is having its New York premiere in a new restoration.
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With Meghan Markle and Patrick J. Adams Gone, ‘Suits’ Retailors Itself 12 Jul 9:59am Updated With Meghan Markle and Patrick J. Adams Gone, ‘Suits’ Retailors Itself
The USA legal drama, which lost two of its core characters, returns for its eighth season on July 18.
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Hand: Not Your Average Autograph Collection 12 Jul 9:49am Updated Hand: Not Your Average Autograph Collection
From Victoria’s neat cursive to Rasputin’s illegible scrawl, a Morgan Library & Museum show celebrates the quirky traces left by the hands of notable historical figures.
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Review: In ‘The Other Side of Everything,’ a Belgrade Apartment Symbolizes Upheaval 12 Jul 9:41am Updated Review: In ‘The Other Side of Everything,’ a Belgrade Apartment Symbolizes Upheaval
After the revolution, the real work begins. Toppling a leader can be a hollow victory when there is no clear plan to fill the void.
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A World Tour of Fake Places That Fool the Eye 12 Jul 9:24am A World Tour of Fake Places That Fool the Eye
Gregor Sailer traveled the globe photographing Potemkin villages, architectural landscapes that are clones, impostors or frauds.
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Emmy Awards 2018: What to Watch For 12 Jul 9:09am Updated Emmy Awards 2018: What to Watch For
Nominations for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards will be announced Thursday morning in Los Angeles.
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Review: ‘Milford Graves Full Mantis’ Delivers a Lot of Heart 12 Jul 7:00am Review: ‘Milford Graves Full Mantis’ Delivers a Lot of Heart
This documentary about the jazz drummer speaks to the pulse of life.
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Review: In ‘What Will People Say,’ Tyranny Begins at Home 12 Jul 7:00am Review: In ‘What Will People Say,’ Tyranny Begins at Home
The director Iram Haq translated a personal story to the screen for this domestic kidnapping thriller.
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Review: In ‘Shock and Awe,’ Journalists Expose Gaps in Case for Iraq War 12 Jul 7:00am Review: In ‘Shock and Awe,’ Journalists Expose Gaps in Case for Iraq War
This intermittently rousing procedural chronicles the news company Knight Ridder’s skeptical stance toward the Bush administration’s case for war.
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Review: In ‘The Night Eats the World,’ Zombie Apocalypse Now, Again 12 Jul 7:00am Review: In ‘The Night Eats the World,’ Zombie Apocalypse Now, Again
Dominque Rocher’s feature debut finds new ways to drain all the fun out of flesh-eating monsters.
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Review: ‘Path of Blood’ Presents Terrorists’ Videos 12 Jul 7:00am Review: ‘Path of Blood’ Presents Terrorists’ Videos
This documentary commands attention as an object lesson in the banality of evil.
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12 Jul 7:00am A Belgrade Apartment Symbolizes Political Upheaval in ‘The Other Side of Everything’
After the revolution, the real work begins. Toppling a leader can be a hollow victory when there is no clear plan to fill the void.
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Review: Raising the Stakes With ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation’ 12 Jul 7:00am Review: Raising the Stakes With ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation’
Adam Sandler lends his voice as Dracula again in the third installment of this animated franchise.
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Review: Sinfulness and Scares Behind ‘The Devil’s Doorway’ 12 Jul 7:00am Review: Sinfulness and Scares Behind ‘The Devil’s Doorway’
Aislinn Clarke’s outraged horror movie sends two priests to investigate a home for fallen women.
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With Batsheva, Politics Inside and Outside the Joyce Theater 12 Jul 6:02am Updated With Batsheva, Politics Inside and Outside the Joyce Theater
The Israeli company’s Young Ensemble performed Ohad Naharin’s “Naharin’s Virus,” in which the dancers look like pawns in the choreographer’s game.
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Fiction: In a Novel, Nine Voices in the South Anticipate an Execution 12 Jul 5:00am Fiction: In a Novel, Nine Voices in the South Anticipate an Execution
In “The Mercy Seat,” by Elizabeth H. Winthrop, locals in a small Louisiana town consider justice and law before a black man is to be put to death.
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By the Book: Michiko Kakutani: By the Book 12 Jul 5:00am By the Book: Michiko Kakutani: By the Book
The Times’s former chief book critic Michiko Kakutani, author of “The Death of Truth,” doesn’t think in terms of genre: “J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books are no more Y.A. reading, to me, than John le Carré’s Smiley novels are spy stories.”
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Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Criticizes Trump for Attacking Germany 12 Jul 4:38am Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Criticizes Trump for Attacking Germany
Colbert suggested that Trump was attacking Germany’s ties to Russia in order to distract from his own relationship with the Kremlin.
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Review: In ‘Skyscraper,’ Dwayne Johnson Scales a Tower of Clichés 12 Jul 3:52am Updated Review: In ‘Skyscraper,’ Dwayne Johnson Scales a Tower of Clichés
The performer formerly known as the Rock proves again that he can surmount even a pile of recycled genre standards.
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What’s on TV Thursday: ‘Step Brothers’ and ‘The Great Escape’ 12 Jul 1:00am What’s on TV Thursday: ‘Step Brothers’ and ‘The Great Escape’
Watch Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly play overgrown children in “Step Brothers.” And binge “NYPD Blue.”
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