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An often irritating British-born adaptation of George Orwell’s novel suggests that all facts are alternative.
Our chief theater critics went to see the interactive performance piece on the same night, expecting to have vastly different experiences. They didn’t.
In this impeccably realized play by Abe Koogler, four mismatched characters reach out to each other in a New Mexico desertscape.
Third Rail Projects turns the Claire Tow Theater at Lincoln Center into a haunted house of theatrical ego.
A.R. Gurney’s passion for theater spilled over the edges of his work, from “The Dining Room” through “Love Letters”
Kirsten Childs’s musical at Playwrights Horizons is a picaresque tale about a young woman and her unusual protector.
In James Ijames’s play “Kill Move Paradise,” four young black men try — and fail — to understand how and why they died.
In Alex Borinsky’s “Of Government,” life keeps taking the most unexpected turns for a group of eccentric women.
An actor and a playwright mesh seamlessly in Christina Masciotti’s “Raw Bacon From Poland,” starring Joel Perez as a veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Rebecca Hall demonstrates why she’s the master of the dark mood in Clare Lizzimore’s bleak play
Red Bull Theater’s rollicking production of this Gogol play finds the cathartic value of satirizing bad behavior.
June brings a comedy for those who prefer to be weirded-out; a show for theatergoers with itchy feet; and Kevin Spacey in the role of Clarence Darrow.
The cast of a new adaptation has such masters of mayhem as Michael Urie, Arnie Burton, Stephen DeRosa, Michael McGrath and Mary Testa.
In this reimagined version of Shakespeare’s tragedy, the Prince of Denmark becomes the Prince of Persia.
With the beautifully performed but overplotted “Whirligig,” Hamish Linklater considers the forms and consequences of addiction.
Gary Owen’s one-character play, starring a dynamic Sophie Melville, is a portrait of a contemporary human firestorm.
This London stage and television star gets inside your head during his enthralling, baffling one-mentalist show.
A revival of Suzan-Lori Parks’s bio-drama portrays a woman whose form was her fortune, and ruin.
Some of this season’s biggest West End hits are devoted to the blurring of the marital and the martial.
Our critics debate a varied, and divisive, Broadway season.
In the drama “Arlington” and the installation “Rooms,” the Irish playwright Enda Walsh conjures a subversive throng of unreliable narrators.
A 25th-anniversary revival at the National Theater in London confirms its place in the pantheon of great American dramas.
This play, directed by Sam Mendes, overflows with characters, plots and life itself.
The co-chief theater critics Ben Brantley and Jesse Green, on the nominated plays, musicals and actors.
Bright revivals in London find the prescience in a young playwright’s tomfoolery. All that, and Daniel Radcliffe.
Amber Riley owns center stage without even seeming to try in Casey Nicholaw’s high-octane revival of this Supremes-inspired musical.
Lucas Hnath’s “A Doll’s House, Part 2,” funny and illuminating, dares to wonder what Ibsen’s Nora Helmer has been up to since she slammed that door.
Corey Hawkins soars as a great pretender in this otherwise earthbound revival of John Guare’s masterwork.
This epic musical about an amnesiac princess suffers from its own identity crisis.
In this endlessly fascinating work, Annie Baker, the author of “The Flick,” considers the art and necessity of fabulation.
Christian Borle is the eccentric Willy Wonka in this tentative musical based on the Roald Dahl children’s classic.