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  • n. Plural form of playhouse.


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  • Nevertheless, in the schizoid entertainment zone that the theater district increasingly has become - with more and more subpar musicals and lower-middlebrow dramas filling the playhouses - most of these new entries tip the scales in the heavyweight category.

    In New York, 'Good People' a sign of hope for this theater season

  • But Katell Gelebart, a very clever, eco-minded designer saw the old water tanks being cleared during the construction of The Dune eco resort in Pondicherry, India, and decided they would make the perfect green playhouses for children visiting the resort.

    Beth Shea | Inhabitat

  • As the Lark grew, it moved to various playhouses and offices.

    Nurturing a Playwright Incubator

  • And for theater or playhouses, the audience is at least all in front.

    Dancing Out of the Dark

  • The musical is, in fact, one of a trio of shows opening this week that exemplify how tricky it can be, figuring out what projects from other places or even times will strike pleasing chords these days in the commercial playhouses of midtown.

    NYC reviews: 'Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson,' 'La BĂȘte,' 'A Life in the Theatre'

  • The Lord Chamberlain has closed all public entertainments, including the Southwark and Bartholomew fairs as well as both playhouses, until the plague abates.

    Exit the Actress

  • By the time Shakespeare turned to writing, these "cultural paywalls" were abundant in London: workers holding moneyboxes bearing the distinctive knobs found by the archaeologists stood at the entrances of a growing number of outdoor playhouses, collecting a penny for admission.

    Argument For Copyright Protection Undermined By Half-Baked Metaphor About Shakespeare

  • "All these artists I found or brought to the gallery were going to be homeless," said Ms. Grayson, sitting near some inflatable playhouses at Ms. Beracasa's home.

    Wet, Wild Summer Farewell

  • Jack the Bird, Jack, the First, flies high above the marbled floor, the tiny ant city of cooking books, history, and literature; of sisters 'playhouses and Barbie dolls; of pick-up trucks and Stretch Armstrong.

    Sweet Baby James

  • The piece is reminiscent of a collapsed cake or a semi-deflated Oldenberg; it provides a tactile entre into an otherwise more conceptual and performative show in which a number of figurative playhouses are erected and blown up, burnt down, or manually destroyed.

    Andrew Gorin: Childhood, Violence, and Alien Mating Practices: James Franco's "The Dangerous Book Four Boys"


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