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Imperial Theatre, New York
Broadway’s latest jukebox music is electrified by fantastic singing and dancing but let down by some inert storytelling
There’s a chilly irony at the shrink-wr…
The Public Theater, New York
The Pulitzer prize-winning playwright has created an absurdist, challenging drama about the fallout from a racially motivated attack by police
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Santino Fontana’s turn as a man in a wig comes at a time when Broadway has been reckoning with the idea that musical comedies need to offer fully realized female characters.
“Actually, We’re ______” follows four millennials dealing with love and infidelity, but it’s an unfunny play that would rather be a sitcom.
In ‘Hate___,’ the main characters argue over what it means to be Muslim, but mostly they want to get tangled in the sheets.
Linda Gross Theater, New York
The prolific Oscar nominee has fun playing a woman unmoored by the absence of her husband and son in a dark farce with questionable politics
Fatuous and skimpy,…
Soho Playhouse, New York
The witty, filthy, tragic one-woman show arrives stateside, with all its jagged edges still intact
“I’m not obsessed with sex,” Phoebe Waller-Bridge says, with…
Before the force is with them, Keri Russell and Adam Driver, who will both appear in “Star Wars: Episode IX,” bring an unruly love story to Broadway.
The playwright and star of “What the Constitution Means to Me” visits the Founding Fathers and talks about breaking up with their creation.
Leegrid Stevens’s play follows an astronaut on her journey to Mars, as she checks her air pressure, fuel levels and mental health.
Arts writers for The New York Times share their strategies (snacks) and budget-friendly options (outdoor events) in a discussion about introducing children to the arts.
Sean O’Casey’s tragicomic 1923 play has returned to the Irish Repertory Theater, the first production in a season devoted to his work.
Greenwich House Theater, New YorkThe Hamilton creator’s goofily entertaining show has been around since 2004 and in its new Manhattan home, it’s more fun than everLin-Manuel Miranda, the…
Loy A. Webb’s tear-struck thesis play starts with an engagement and swerves into the territory of sexual-assault trauma.
Whether he’s capturing David Lee Roth or Bed-Stuy street style, Montana Levi Blanco’s secret: an anthropological attention to detail and “amazing aggressive shopping.”
Michael C. Hall, Will Eno and Sarah Benson team up for an unlikely, but very real production of “Skittles Commercial: The Broadway Musical.”
The members of Broken Box Mime Theater skip walking against the wind and trapped in a box in favor of pop culture capers and #MeToo inspired riffs.
American Airlines Theatre, New York Sam Shepard’s most popular play hits Broadway yet again but with underwhelming results True West, that drama of Cain-and-Abel family dynamics and mascul…
Jill Valentine was head guardian for the musical, which closed Sunday, for almost four years, making sure the child actors were fed, watered and rested.
Negotiators try to role-play their way out of global conflict in this gripping play by Helen Banner. It doesn’t always make sense, but can still thrill.
Samuel J Friedman TheatreThe Oscar-winning Moonlight writer transfers his musical to a bigger venue and, while there are missteps, the songs bring the house down “Tighten up.” That’s w…
The stage will see a host of star names over the next 12 months as well as yet more movie musicals and a much-anticipated drama about the ClintonsIf Broadway strides into 2019 without last y…
Sarah Kane’s “4:48 Psychosis” is presented in a way the composer, Philip Venables, hopes will make listeners appreciate joy and love.
Occupation is an ancillary concern in Amir Nizar Zuabi’s new play, in which an everyday Palestinian man decides to build a moon rocket in a shed.
Our guide to plays and musicals coming to New York stages — and a few last-chance picks of shows that are about to close.
Nassim Soleimanpour, who remains silent throughout, invites a different actor to join him onstage at each performance and star in his unrehearsed play.
Sam S Shubert Theatre, New YorkThe Oscar-winning writer’s controversial adaptation of the Harper Lee novel hits the stage with a splash and a strong central performance from Jeff DanielsAa…
Pershing Square Signature CenterAmy Heckerling has brought her 1995 comedy classic to New York with lively choreography but a disappointing lack of charmThe best thing about Clueless: The Mu…
He has spent his life dramatising America’s angels and demons. As his civil rights musical returns to Britain, the playwright reveals all about revamping West Side Story for Spielberg – …
Neil Simon Theatre, New YorkA jukebox ode to the megastar contains some dazzling numbers but suffers from some clumsy storytellingAt The Cher Show, there are three Chers onstage and lots mor…
Heidi Rodewald and Donna Di Novelli’s song cycle at the Brooklyn Academy of Music is beautifully delivered but frustratingly opaque.