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This play, a response to the rise in the deaths of journalists, is a reminder that imprisonment can happen to anyone.
After starring together in “The Last Five Years” and “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” Norbert Leo Butz and Sherie Rene Scott had a “fracture” in their relationship. How do you set that…
In his musical memory play at the Public Theater, he’s no longer being indirect about the violence that shaped, and shadowed, his life.
What happens when the “Mindfreak” unplugs? A little less gore and a tribute to a magician who came before him. Plus: boob jokes.
Chana Porter’s absurdist take on “Peer Gynt” finds a young woman trying on new identities but finding that none quite fit.
John Lennon and Sam Shepard wrote sketches. The cast was unclothed. And it went on to a two-decade Broadway run. An oral history of one of theater’s unlikeliest hits.
Julia Jarcho’s new play is a squirmy, sinister meditation on female desire, with a whiff of ancient Greece.
Linda Gross Theater at the Atlantic Theater Company, New York
The latest from Spring Awakening’s Duncan Sheik is a lush and emotionally impactful production with a smart book from Pulitzer…
The upfront standup took down Trump with a blistering routine at the White House correspondents’ dinner. But she won’t joke about him again
Here are some things the comedian Michelle Wol…
With most of the awards landing in predictable hands and a host who failed to add the requisite pizzazz, the annual Broadway love-in felt rather flat
The 2019 Tony awards began with James Co…
In this untidy but often poignant drama, Carla Ching brings together the young and the rootless in Southern California.
The Broadway powerhouse talks about trusting Sondheim, hearing others sing her songs and waiting to be taken seriously
Cafe Luxembourg, the closet-sized New York bistro Bernadette Peters cho…
Assaulting the audience with its ‘twerking gone wrong’, Okwui Okpokwasili’s dance-theatre hybrid draws on difficult memories of her childhood
Okwui Okpokwasili wants to shake you. Up a…
Sarah Einspanier’s play centers on beleaguered public defenders trying to find ways to nourish themselves and maybe one another.
The intrepid young actors from Shakespeare & Company perform on a four month tour, not unlike the traveling players from Elizabethan times.
The film star is nominated for a Tony for “All My Sons,” a play with which she has a personal connection.
Laura Eason’s adaptation of the Jules Verne novel is a reminder of how to make stage magic from simple elements.
The Ensemble for the Romantic Century’s production synthesizes dramatic narrative with chamber music and some fantastic puppetry.
Dave Malloy, the “Great Comet” composer, unpacks three songs from “Octet,” his (yes) a cappella musical about digital addiction.
The Winter Garden, New York
A stage transfer for the spirited 80s comedy struggles to produce any memorable songs but provides an enjoyably silly night out nonetheless
A specter is haunting …
The Marquis Theatre, New York
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend star Santino Fontana gives a charming performance as a man dressing up as a woman to get ahead
What if all that stood between you and succes…
The American Airlines Theatre, New York
Thrilling, note perfect performances elevate yet another staging of Arthur Miller’s transgressive tragedy
A play about the rancid heart of the Ameri…
The Booth Theatre, New York
An inspired idea, a comedic follow-up to Shakespeare’s brutal tragedy, is sadly not enough to sustain a disappointingly thin show
Nine onstage deaths, three sev…
He played ‘anxious weirdo nerds’ in Pitch Perfect and Dear Evan Hansen, but on his soul-baring new album Ben Platt has a new role ... himself
‘I really like playing people who aren’t…
The Golden Theatre, New York
The Tony award winner dominates as the politician in a 2008-set work of speculative stage drama with John Lithgow as her supportive husband
Remember when Hillar…
“Anthem: Homunculus” is a six-hour, 10-episode epic about a man and his teratoma. The tumor sings. As do Glenn Close, Patti LuPone and Cynthia Erivo.
Hudson Theatre, New York
A standout performance from the brooding actor is the main selling point of an 80s-set comedy drama that fails to match him
A small play about big words – sex, dea…
Entertainment for all: On Mondays the club hosts Playboy Live!, a showcase for Broadway talent.
This series, which debuts Tuesday on FX, includes many midcentury Broadway and film personalities and their works. Here’s a cheat sheet.
With Taylor Mac’s “sequel” about to open on Broadway, we look at how Shakespeare’s goriest play has seeped into pop culture.
Turns out that a Jacobean tragedy with a bleak worldview and an extensive body count can still be a lot of fun.