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Douglas Carter Beane's remembrance of things past has some solid one-liners and monologues, but he's left Patti LuPone to work without a net.
The author of "Clybourne Park" puts an eloquent gloss on familiar questions about monogamy and free love in the New York premiere of "The Qualms."
As Shakespeare's Prospero, the Public Theater vet is restrained and effective as he settles a score with the traitor brother who stole his dukedom.
Two Imperial soldiers are forced to perform an act of violence in a challenging and graphic new play by the author of "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo."
The "Big Bang Theory" star plays the almighty in an amusing, if inconsequential comedy by the writer behind @TheTweetofGod.
The two-time Tony winner returns to Broadway as the world's wealthiest woman, who will give the destitute people of her hometown a fortune—but there's a favor she asks in return.
A group of misfits assemble at a seedy hotel to bid farewell to an iconic burlesque performer, in a colorful character study by Lisa D'Amour.
The Bottom Brothers need to write a hit play, but they're stuck in the shadow of Renaissance rock star William Shakespeare in an over-the-top comedy from the director of "The Book of Mormon."
It helps to know a little about opera, but anyone will admire the spectacle of watching the great, celebrated diva in a send-up of great, celebrated divas.
A woman learns to see her parents through grown-up eyes in the achingly painful musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel's 2006 graphic novel.
An American veteran settles in France and meets a beautiful girl in a new musical inspired by the Gene Kelly-Leslie Caron movie.
The revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical, set in 1860s Bangkok, has just opened at the Vivian Beaumont, with a cast of more than 50.
After very public growing pains, the new musical with a score by a pair of U.K. pop kings finally opens at the Lunt-Fontanne.
The "Frasier" star is behind-the-scenes for a musical farce that would fall flat if not for a cast that includes Tyne Daly and Harriet Harris.
The RSC's epic stage adaptation of the Hilary Mantel novels has settled into the Winter Garden Theatre, where its two parts are performed in repertory.
The endearing star of the "High School Musical" franchise catches the eye of "Sugar Prince" Corey Cott in a pleasing update of the Lerner and Loewe musical.
The devout teens of Cypress, Texas, are forced to consider if Satan is in their midst when a teen's hand-built puppet takes on a sinister edge.
A young woman and an older man whose affair ended in a white-hot flash attempt to reconnect in David Hare's artfully performed drama.
Mystique or mistake? The "Mad Men" star is excellent in Wendy Wasserstein's drama as a woman who sets out to have it all, but feels more "stranded" as each year goes by.
The promise of a score by Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz is enough to drive musical theater fans into this belfry, but the joint production from two prestigious regional theaters ultimatel…
The screwball comedy by Coleman, Comden and Green gets its first Broadway revival with whistle-worthy performances by Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher.
The "Curb Your Enthusiasm" creator makes his Broadway acting and writing debut in a cumbersome comedy that feels like a sitcom episode stretched too thin.
The Oscar nominee stars opposite Tony Shalhoub in a gratifying and complex family drama by British playwright Bathsheba Doran.
Benjamin Scheuer's coming-of-age musical is a charming piece of theater with a life-affirming message.
Love is out of reach for everyone in the first-rate revival of the mid-19th century Ivan Turgenev comedy of manners.
There are just 10 actors and one major set piece in the Fiasco Theater’s inventive Off-Broadway take on the favorite Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine parable.
The genial sitcom star is a likable bad guy in a new musical with a jackpot score by "Bridges of Madison County" composer Jason Robert Brown.
Two confident actors, in their Broadway debuts, have their way with Brit writer Nick Payne's clever and complex dialogue.
NBC4NY theater writers Robert Kahn and Dave Quinn count their favorite theater performances of the year, both on and off-Broadway.
The two-time Oscar nominee (and one-time "Sexiest Man Alive") humanizes a man few saw fit to treat as human in a forthright, minimalist revival of the 1979 play, also starring Patricia Clark…
Celia Keenan-Bolger is an American mother whose son is believed to be the reincarnation of a Buddhist Lama in Sarah Ruhl's affecting exploration of motherhood.