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The playwright Sanaz Toossi on her two comedies about Iranian women, both debuting this season: “English” and “Wish You Were Here.”
John Douglas Thompson stars in Arin Arbus’s caustic and assertive new production of the Shakespeare play.
The pandemic has reshaped aspects of the show, which reopens Feb. 14, but its once and future influence on the theatrical life of the city remains undeniable.
This hybrid of theater and game asks us to consider homelessness empathetically but can’t overcome the friction between education and entertainment.
A lighthouse keeper, the nephew living with her and a Japanese employee are on alert for U-boats and graver threats in this chamber musical set in 1942.
“Somebody Somewhere,” a bittersweet comedy on HBO, will likely surprise viewers who know Everett as a self-proclaimed “cabaret wildebeest.”
The playwright says her semi-autobiographical works, including her new play for Atlantic Theater Company, help to provide a measure of clarity about painful experiences.
Under the Radar, Prototype and the Exponential Festival, annual January beacons of experimental work, have canceled their in-person offerings.
In seeking to turn historical women into yassified contemporary heroines, pop culture creators are narrowing what female success can look like.
As Omicron spreads, shows are relying on replacement actors more than ever. And productions without enough of them have had to cancel performances.
Our critic takes in two puppet-driven musicals in Manhattan. But with the Omicron variant on the rise, maybe kid-friendly theater is best consumed at home right now.
“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” returned to Broadway, now in one part instead of two. It may feel smaller, but is no less dazzling.
In Sylvia Khoury’s suspenseful new play, the characters sometimes feel too much like wheels in a machine, but it’s a tense thrill to watch it work.
Digital innovation continued this year, but experiencing plays in isolation grew tiring. Then came an in-person season as exciting as a child’s first fireworks.
Justin Vivian Bond and Kenny Mellman have resurrected their Christmas act for “a big, old chosen family reunion.”
Here’s a guide to films, documentaries and other productions that provide insight into the composer-lyricist’s sly wit and melodic acumen.
Paul Osborn’s 1930s play is revived, with its thin psychology, predictable structure and somewhat bitter slice of small town life intact.
The writer maps her life in a one-woman show, “Is There Still Sex in the City?,” beginning previews this weekend at the Daryl Roth Theater.
An immersive show at the SoHo Playhouse takes theatergoers back to a speakeasy in 1929, when New York was also in a mayoral race.
What does it take to scare the candy corn out of someone? Performers at two of New York’s hallowed haunted attractions explain the secrets behind the shocks.
Rajiv Joseph’s new drama revisits the protagonist, and the metaphoric possibilities of origami, of his earlier play “Animals Out of Paper.”
In a drama that taps straight into these angry, anguished times, a Black artist responds to a police beating by becoming his white friend’s ‘enslaved person’. Pulitzer-winner Parks exp…
The hit sitcom, which ended in 1993, is back as play, premiering in Arkansas. But how do its laughs land in our more pointed political landscape?
Max Harwood, making his professional debut with the movie musical “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie,” has “this kind of magic about him.”
While insubstantial, this immersive online performance gathers people virtually until they can get together more safely in person.
Edie Falco, Blair Brown and Marin Ireland portray three generations of women sharing the same Greenwich Village walk-up in Simon Stephens’s new play.
The US playwright’s new drama, at the Old Vic in London, is a tragicomic romance amid swastika-shaped flowerbeds. She talks about finding a dark past on a trip to Long Island
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This verbatim hockey drama, at Here Arts Center, considers issues of masculinity and the peculiar ownership that fans feel toward a team and its players.
Amy Berryman’s three-character drama, set in a one-room cabin as crises rage outside, asks how much we owe to ourselves and our world.
An exhibition offers a close-up look at “Hamilton,” “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” and more. Here are 10 highlights.
Where justice is virtual, crimes have no names and audience members step up to the dock to examine anonymous witnesses.