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Stop Saying β€˜Mormon,’ Church Leader Says. But Is the Real Name Too Long?

By JULIA JACOBS

The church’s president favors the use of “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,” the name he believes God communicated to Joseph Smith in 1838.

Review: Chasing Shopworn Dreams in β€˜Pretty Woman: The Musical’

By BEN BRANTLEY

This wan resuscitation of the 1990 movie about a Cinderella prostitute is likely to make you nostalgic for Julia Roberts’s original performance.

Review: Familiar Rock Dreams in β€˜Gettin’ the Band Back Together’

By JESSE GREEN

A new “original” musical is usually something to welcome, but when it’s a Frankenstein monster created from spare parts, maybe stay out of its way.

He Used to Move Pianos. Now He Moves Audiences.

By ALEXIS SOLOSKI

Stephen Payne, a longtime understudy, gets his first Broadway starring role in “Straight White Men.”

Critic’s Notebook: So, You’re Going to Call Your Play _____?

By ELISABETH VINCENTELLI

Naming a show can be tricky. Some recent titles are obscure, others extremely long. And then there’s the weird punctuation. What’s going on?

These Actresses Dominate Not Just the Stage, but the Screen Too

By JON ROBIN BAITZ

The most memorable performances in any medium are being given by a remarkable group of industry veterans — Judith Light, Allison Janney and Audra McDonald, among them.

Review: A High School Meltdown Heats Up β€˜Be More Chill’

By BEN BRANTLEY

This high-energy, high-anxiety musical, a hit on social media even before it opened, reflects the metabolism of its teenage audience.

Stacy Keach Had a Heart Attack Onstage. Now, the Show Goes On.

By STACY KEACH

First Stacy Keach got healthy. Then he began work again on a one-man play about Ernest Hemingway, now at the Goodman Theater in Chicago.

At Edinburgh Fringe, a Spotlight on Mental Health

By ANDRZEJ LUKOWSKI

Even as many performers focus on psychological well-being in their work, the grueling annual event can take a toll.

Review: Hit Songs to Sin By in a Smashing β€˜Moulin Rouge!’

By BEN BRANTLEY

The movie that heralded the jukebox musical has been reinvented as a jukebox musical on its very own terms at the Emerson Colonial Theater in Boston.

The Go-Go’s Gave Us the Beat and So Much More

By EVELYN MCDONNELL

The new wave band, whose music is being celebrated in a Broadway musical, provided a blueprint for girl-powered groups. But the Go-Go’s weren’t always taken seriously.

β€˜The Boys in the Band’ and a Generational Divide

By STUART EMMRICH, WESLEY MORRIS, MATTHEW SCHNEIER and ZACHARY WOOLFE

Four gay men who recently attended the Broadway revival of this 50-year-old play — three seeing it for the first time — debate its significance and relevance.

Anika Noni Rose Was Waiting for This Moment

By JOSE SOLÍS

It has taken a while, but playing the sultry title role in “Carmen Jones” fulfills a lifelong dream.

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