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The insult comic has channeled anxieties about food and body insecurities into her first play, “Stuffed.”
Mr. Black will bring his red-hot temper to the Marquis Theater in a new show, “Black to the Future.”
The star of “Not Safe With Nikki Glaser” on Comedy Central will headline six shows, beginning on Thursday, Aug. 18.
He died 50 years ago this month, and a look back at his humor reveals what holds up — and what doesn’t.
Daniel Sullivan directs a version of one of Shakespeare’s problem plays at the Delacorte Theater for the free Shakespeare in the Park series.
“War Paint,” one of the most anticipated new musicals of the year, opens at the Goodman Theater in Chicago this month.
Mr. Gottfried has been known to show off his creative, filthy and utterly singular mind.
Charna Halpern — who, with the Chicago improv pioneer Del Close, devised a seminal improv technique — is a crucial conduit to “Saturday Night Live.”
Shakespeare’s comedy, stuffed with rather dated gender politics, will run at the Delacorte Theater with an all-female cast.
Rory Scovel is an improvisational experimentalist with a jazzy rhythm, veering off on tangents and looking to transform, even sabotage, his own sets.
Josie Long and Josh Gondelman are part of a new breed of performers who deliver their monologues without a drop of bile.
Quiara Alegría Hudes’s story takes place in a cheap corner bar in North Philadelphia.
On the eve of the premiere of Showtime’s “Dice,” Mr. Clay reflects on playing a character in his stand-up comedy career and what audiences thought.
Starring Jesse Tyler Ferguson, this one-person play by Becky Mode was an Off Broadway hit in 1999.
Saoirse Ronan and Ben Whishaw lead a deep cast in this revival directed by Ivo van Hove at the Walter Kerr Theater.
The four comics who star in the “Impractical Jokers” television show on TruTV performed live at Radio City Music Hall.
Mr. Birbiglia’s new one-man show, “Thank God for Jokes,” is an ode to the joke.
The five-man cast of the Improvised Shakespeare Company builds word-drunk and spot-on parodies of comedies and tragedies right on the spot.
Ms. Markey, whose new play is about to open at the Abrons Arts Center, has developed a cult following through performances that mix humor, songs and storytelling.
This play, set in London, is adapted from an Edinburgh Festival Fringe show and will begin a run at the Fourth Street Theater.
Ms. Pinkins plays the title role of Brecht’s “Mother Courage and her Children” in a Classic Stage Company production.
Ms. Sun makes a long-awaited return with a focus on a family whose daughter has a mystery illness.
The glorious, entertaining, phony, doomed reign of Broadway reporter Michael Riedel.
Terry Kinney, a Steppenwolf Theater Company founder, has started Mix Tape Productions, infusing rock with the razzmatazz of the theater.
In this company’s latest project, child actors will not only pretend to be young, middle-age and older adults: But audiences will also see videos of younger versions of these performers.
The last time the Roundabout Theater staged this drama, in 1984, Pinter himself came to rehearsal to offer help to the cast.
Ed Schmidt, a playwright who is also a varsity coach at the Trinity School on the Upper West Side, portrays dynamics of the team and the game.
The playwright’s new work at the Signature Theater examines the late-in-life introspection of a wealthy widow determined to give away all her worldly possessions.
In a monologue directed by Jerry Seinfeld, Mr. Quinn laments the city’s positive attitude.
Mr. Diggs steps into a new Broadway role on Wednesday, replacing Darren Criss in “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.”
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