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Martha Plimpton delivers covers of Aimee Mann's songs alongside stories of troubled American commanders-in-chief (so many choices!) for the latest American Songbook Series.
These two solo shows offer meditations on big topics but don t make much of an impact.
This take on Irving Berlin’s 1950 musical comedy is a smooth but unremarkable ride.
The playwrights of three new Off-Broadway works on why they chose unprintable titles.
Robert Bolt s production dramatizes the life of Sir Thomas More, who was willing to put his principles on the line.
Fine performances can t make up for the lackluster script by Stephen Belber.
When Ethan Hawke relieving himself onto a houseplant becomes one of the most noteworthy moments in a Broadway show, it’s safe to say it’s been a soggy night of theater. That’s what awa…
Jack Neary has written an intriguing play, but the second act has a few too many twists for its own good.
Tina Fey, King Kong and Harry Potter all made their marks in New York theater in 2018, with varying degrees of success. There were no perfect musicals. On Broadway, Fey’s sly humor made �…
Not long into this new “To Kill a Mockingbird,” a young girl considers what she’s just heard in a courtroom. “All rise,” says Scout, marveling at the weight of the words while imag…
In Broadway’s “Network,” Bryan Cranston does the impossible: Playing Howard Beale, the so-called mad prophet of the airwaves, he makes Peter Finch’s Oscar-winning turn feel like yest…
If I could turn back time, I’d rewind to my night at “The Cher Show” for another happy high. Think I’m kidding? Snap out of it! Granted, the jukebox musical that opened on Broadway M…
This a capella musical celebrates when British and German troops observed an informal ceasefire in WWI.
Bilingual American women worked as telephone operators in World War I, and their story is turned into a stirring musical here.
A smart script and fine performances drive this drama about human consciousness.
Though the story isn t perfect, this new Broadway musical is a bit of breezy fun with a peppy score.
Mike Birbiglia puts his self-deprecating wit to work in his solo Broadway show about becoming a father.
Show me the monkey! That gargantuan gorilla in “King Kong” is the top banana of the $35 million musical that opened Thursday night on Broadway. Too bad that most everything else wrapped …
Larissa FastHorse takes on hot-button issues with a deliciously funny approach.
Old age isn’t for sissies. And as painful as that reality is, Kenneth Lonergan faces it head-on in “The Waverly Gallery,” his affecting, funny-sad memory play about the wrenching and r…
They’re Broadway’s new odd couple: an eager-beaver fact-checker and an arrogant author who treats the truth like Silly Putty. That’s the setup for “The Lifespan of a Fact,” the so-…
In Theresa Rebeck’s clever and entertaining comedy, actress Sarah Bernhardt is determined to play Hamlet.
Craig Lucas latest play takes on a cluttered mess of themes – with two sets of actors to make it extra complicated.
Sharr White s political drama never quite catches fire, but Edie Falco is strong in the lead role.
This cliché-filled musical is derivative of all that came before it, without the tunes to back it up.
The hooker with the heart of gold is singing a new tune — but it’s the same old icky story. “Pretty Woman: The Musical,” which opened Thursday on Broadway, boasts slick direction and…
Cue the green-eyed monster — and racist slurs.
Our lips aren’t sealed. With a Go-Go’s jukebox musical, a happy hooker, and free Shakespeare all on deck, summer theater is heating up.
Creators John Kander, David Thompson and Susan Stroman previously collaborated on "The Scottsboro Boys.'
Broadway’s red-light district has a new John — actually, Edward.
Math, chemistry, English and royal etiquette are on high schooler Sydney Goldstein’s to-do list.