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Seeing young women commandeer the weird energy of Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' you realize: gee, these characters seem really insecure about their masculinity.
In his new lyrical chorus, 'Octet,' Dave Malloy probes the inner lives of eight online addicts who meet in a church basement for a program where they find comfort in each other’s stories.
Jesse Eisenberg’s slow-boiling new work layers cringe comedy with moments of pathos.
A revival of 'Curse of the Starving Class' at the Signature Theatre highlights both the punk rock spirit and dated nature of Sam Shepard's work.
Although the piece runs runs a bit long, talented actors and a savvy director get you to care about a clan of cold-blooded capitalists.
It may not be Shakespeare, but this is a savvy and fiercely acted modern revival of John Webster s revenge tragedy.
Between Sam Gold s staging and Glenda Jackson s performance, this production unfortunately falls flat.
Lucas Hnath s fictionalized account of behind-the-scenes maneuvering during the 2008 presidential campaign is tightly written, but it pulls too many punches.
Arthur Miller s play about risking lives in exchange for corporate profiteering has not lost its relevance.
'Ink' focuses on the early days of 'The Sun,' before Murdoch's global news empire profoundly shaped—and coarsened—the world we live in.
In Taylor Mac's new play, an updated take on 'Titus Andronicus,' Nathan Lane plays a street clown who survived the hangman and one day dreams of being called a fool.
The road to 'Hadestown' was paved with good intentions, but the material that was a hit in Anaïs Mitchell’s 2010 concept album drags as a Broadway show.
Michael James Scott has paid his dues for decades; now the super-trouper gets top Broadway billing in 'Aladdin.'
The newest from The Mad Ones, 'Mrs. Murray’s Menagerie' invites us to play sociologists behind the fourth wall, watching a group of parents reveal their biases while discussing children's …
It's witty, smart, handsomely shot and stuffed with juicy cameos.
In 'What the Constitution Means to Me' Heidi Schreck shows how the memoir-monologue can be electrified it within a harrowing historical context.
From 'Hillary and Clinton' to an opera at the Met Museum, here are the must-see dance, opera and theater performances of the spring.
Director Scott Ellis navigates the antique attitudes of the original 'Kiss Me, Kate' material deftly, giving this classic musical an update that meshes with our age.
Theater is Kryptonite for superheroes. 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' proved it, yet Second Stage's new musical from John Logan and Tom Kitt tackles the theme anyway.
Its audience might be pretty niche.
In 'Sea Wall/A Life,' Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge deliver quietly shattering monologues about what we make of grief, and what grief makes of us.
Seeing Freestyle Love Supreme, the rap-improv troupe that Miranda founded in college, will give you a new understanding of the phenomenon known as 'Hamilton.'
Casting is key when it comes to the warring brothers of Sam Shepard's 'True West.' Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano face off in Roundabout's new production.
Many of the productions of the past year were tinged with a political aura.
The Moonlight writer offers a big-hearted portrait of young African Americans navigating class and sexual differences in private school.
Aaron Sorkin has left his fingerprints all over this stage adaptation, to mixed results.
'Clueless, The Musical' hoped we’d care enough about the heroine, Cher, to overlook its synthetic tackiness.
Despite great acting, this techno-savvy adaptation is strangely out of step with some of the more searing themes in the original film.
'The Cher Show’ is a sequined Wikipedia entry with karaoke breaks.
'When you’re starting out in New York, you have to grab them by the balls and make them hear you.'
“We tamed the beast—you and I—we brought him to this city,” crows Carl Denham, the filmmaker and impresario in the new Broadway musical “King Kong.” The production’s beast tame…