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This wan resuscitation of the 1990 movie about a Cinderella prostitute is likely to make you nostalgic for Julia Roberts’s original performance.
Roslyn Ruff gives a wondrous performance in the Williamstown Theater Festival revival of the Carson McCullers play.
This high-energy, high-anxiety musical, a hit on social media even before it opened, reflects the metabolism of its teenage audience.
The movie that heralded the jukebox musical has been reinvented as a jukebox musical on its very own terms at the Emerson Colonial Theater in Boston.
This radiant Public Works production of Shakespeare’s comedy of identity asks us “to see through the eyes of another.”
Marcus Gardley’s loquacious and freewheeling answer to a Lorca classic is set in a fascinating moment for race relations.
This confused musical combines 1980s pop hits with a Renaissance romance, while considering the importance of being nonbinary.
Carson Kreitzer and Matt Gould’s exciting new musical dares to dream big as it follows the making of the artist Tamara de Lempicka in Jazz-Age Paris.
This tone-deaf rock-opera remembrance of the twilight of Studio 54 features characters named Steve Rubell and The Artist. (Psst! That’s Andy Warhol.)
This comedy of dismay by Alan Bennett, author of “The History Boys,” portrays a geriatric ward (of singing, dancing patients!) in an uncaring Britain.
The Comédie-Française’s mesmerizing adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s film charts the fall of a family steel dynasty during Hitler’s rise to power.
In the National Theater’s adaptation of Stefano Massini’s play, three wondrous actors become multitudes.
Fiery performances by Lia Williams in “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie” and Adrienne Warren in “Tina” newly illuminate familiar female characters.
Crowd-drawing revivals of “Killer Joe” and “The Lieutenant of Inishmore” find two movie matinee idols transformed into mindless sociopaths.
Dennis Kelly’s one-person drama examines the role of gender and violence through the eyes of a mother of young children.
John Doyle’s resurrection of a famously problematic show, starring Anika Noni Rose, finds the fatalism — and universality — in its music.
David Ireland’s bruising drama presents a Northern Irish variation on a very topical archetype — the angry white male under siege
Third Rail Projects’ latest theater piece is an ingenious combination of walking tour and voyage into the past.
Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s elegantly staged interpretation of this tale is good-looking and well-spoken, though lacking in fatal passion.
Jackie Sibblies Drury’s ruthless comic drama about perceptions of race artfully plays the cat to an audience of white mice.
This formulaic musical of uplift, about elderly dancers, provides the pleasure of reacquaintance with Donna McKechnie and Georgia Engel.
Edward Albee’s 1962 masterwork is made over with a whole new set of party games in Kate Scelsa’s punch-drunk satire for the Elevator Repair Service.
A look at the most memorable moments from this year’s ceremony celebrating Broadway.
David Byrne’s speculative play places two theories of human evolution in dialogue in a probing blend of fact and speculation.
Lauren Yee’s global-vision take on the classic underdog sports story features BD Wong as a Chinese basketball coach with a secret.
Majority rule (mostly). One play per playwright. How we put together the 25 Plays list, and a bid to remember notable writers and favorite works that missed the cut.
Mart Crowley’s epochal 1968 comic drama at last makes its Broadway debut, in Joe Mantello’s entertaining but disconnected production.
This labored adaptation of a James short story, starring Tony Yazbeck, features a boldface creative team that includes John Kander and Susan Stroman
This initial, mind-frisking comedy from Clubbed Thumb’s Summerworks festival is a reminder of the particular pleasures of warm-weather goofiness.
Erin Markey’s disciplined performance piece, a collaboration with Emily Davis, examines the dissolving boundaries of intense intimacy.
Kieran Knowles’s gripping play about the Sheffield Blitz, part of the Brits Off Broadway festival, focuses on the interdependent lives of four steel workers.