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Robert Redford and Zero Mostel are among the cast members in this 1972 caper comedy screening at Film Forum.
Christopher Stetson Boal’s drama, at the 59E59 Theaters, toggles between an F.B.I. interrogation and flashbacks of a friendship.
Review of "Swearing Jar" at Fringe festival
In Dybbuk at Theater for the New City, the English playwright Julia Pascal turns a folk tale—about a dislocated soul that inhabits a living person—into an existential meditation.
Rich Orloff’s “Skin Deep,” at Theater 54, is a would-be sex comedy of manners.
“Reservoir” by Eric Henry Sanders, brings “Woyzeck,” that classic of a soldier gone mad, up to date.
“Starry Messenger,” a one-act play by Ira Hauptman, revolves around Galileo’s trial in 1633 and the clash between science and religion.
“The Great Divide,” an obscure 1906 melodrama written by William Vaughn Moody, provides clichéd characters who, at their best, are intriguing reflections of a changing nat…
New York Times writers review five shows that made their debuts in the early days of this year’s New York International Fringe Festival.
“Olympics Über Alles” hopscotches among decades as it recounts how Marty Glickman and another Jewish runner were pulled from an American relay team in the Berlin Games.
In “Clinton: The Musical,” a former president is so conflicted that he is portrayed by two actors and the humor is so low that Kenneth Starr wears leather and fishnet.
Friends prompt a Jewish husband and a Roman Catholic wife to debate in “The Religion Thing,” at the Cell Theater.
A working-class woman unjustly sent to prison plots revenge against well-heeled members of society in “Within the Law,” a Progressive Era melodrama revived at the Metropolitan Playhouse.
In this solo show at Urban Stages, Jim Brochu portrays Zero Mostel and other Broadway actors who were recognizable if not household names.
Brian Watkins’s play, “My Daughter Keeps Our Hammer,” tells the story of two sisters in their 20s, living with their ailing mother on the high plains, and desperate for a way out. …
In “Philosophy for Gangsters,” a college graduate being groomed to lead the family business puts the concept of determinism squarely in her cross hairs.
In “The Preacher and the Shrink,” at the Beckett Theater, a young woman moves back home and soon accuses a young minister in her father’s church of molesting her. &nbs…
“Bronx Bombers” centers largely on the volatile relationships of the Yankees team of 1977, while summoning ghosts of other eras of the team’s history.
In Alexander Harrington’s new drama, “The Great Society,” the complex and conflicted Lyndon B. Johnson comes across as the biggest Vietnam-era pacifist in the White House. &…
Metatheatrical techniques pepper the comedy “rogerandtom” and add to its mystical feeling.
The seats are cardboard boxes in a truck for playgoers making the journey with the immigrants of “La Ruta.”
The play “Bodega Bay,” about a mousy Staten Islander’s search for her mother, is intended to pay theatrical homage to Hitchcock, but its true horror is not intentional.
Allan Sherman’s 1969 musical “The Fig Leaves Are Falling” is given a new treatment by UnsungMusicalsCo. at the Connelly Theater in the East Village.
“The Last Seder,” a comic drama by Jennifer Maisel, depicts a family assembling at a holiday and wrestling with a range of troubles across two generations.
In “Wild Man in Rome,” Matthew Maguire riffs on a range of places and characters in a 65-minute monologue at the Wild Project.
“Hard Times: An American Musical” at the Cell Theater, part of the 1st Irish Theater Festival, looks at the life and works of the songwriter Stephen Foster.
The romance between a Hollywood actress and a Washington politician, born in the 2008 campaign, is put to the test in “Us.”
A musical by Sam Davis and Sean Hartley is mixed in with one-acts by Paul Rudnick, Neil LaBute and James McLure in a six-script festival at 59E59 Theaters.
Caryl Churchill’s 1987 satire, “Serious Money,” gets a timely revival from the Potomac Theater Project.
“Potted Potter,” at the Little Shubert Theater, takes a humorous look at the seven Harry Potter books in 70 minutes.
The comedy “Miracle on South Division Street” at St. Luke’s Theater finds a family holding on tight to its secrets.