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A couple in Pakistan are always “listening to the sky,” while an American captain becomes too invested in their lives.
The 2016 election changed the course of Nina Hoss’s career. You may know this film and stage actress from TV, where she played Astrid on “Homeland.”
Paul Calderon’s play, about a robbery gone wrong, is almost nostalgic for the poetic theater of masculine bravado.
Rock is underexplored onstage, but two Under the Radar shows, “How to Be a Rock Critic” and “The Hendrix Project,” grapple with its transformative power.
The psychedelic work of Bruce Haack, an electronic-music pioneer who died in 1988, is coming to the stage.
The longtime feminist duo Split Britches sets its new play in a situation room with “Dr. Strangelove” vibes and a general calling the shots.
Repertory companies have largely disappeared on American stages. But with an eye on Europe, and highly physical training, the Wilma Theater is going against the grain.
Dane Terry grew up wanting to be a magician and came to New York to play his songs. But the downtown cabaret scene came calling.
There are still goosebump-worthy moments in this Tony-winning Four Seasons bio-musical, but the show feels rushed and formulaic in a smaller theater.
The choice lines and the soundtrack hits are there in this enjoyable adaptation of the movie. Now it’s time to make a full-fledged show out of a quasi concert.
The British panto tradition finds a welcoming home on the Lower East Side.
Cindy Lou Who has grown up bad in Matthew Lombardo’s profane, rhyme-filled holiday-season take on Dr. Seuss.
Despite the presence of “American Idol” winner Candice Glover, this limp revue of carols and pop songs isn’t likely to bring much Yuletide cheer.
Streaming services have more stage offerings than ever — from great actors in early roles to recent Broadway musicals, captured live. Plus “Hamlet” in Lithuanian.
Life and death, joy and poverty coexist in Emma Dante’s wondrous show about a family in Palermo. And it only costs $20 to see it.
A musical biography of Joan Rivers pulls together when the subject is deleted.
The latest ambitious effort by the Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theater is both highly detailed and hard to follow.
While the jukebox musical has a cartoonish plot, songs like “Friend of the Devil” and “Box of Rain” work smartly on stage.
In a Keen Company revival of Steven Dietz’s play, the comic actors Arnie Burton and Matt McGrath trade quips to keep the fear at bay.
Marc Bamuthi Joseph’s dance-theater show considers racism, colonialism and aging as refracted through the world’s most popular sport.
NSangou Njikam’s good-natured but overlong play sends a nerdy teenager into rap battle, and beyond.
In a visit to BAM, the stage director Olivier Py introduces his drag alter-ego and talks about plans for the Avignon Festival he runs.
Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass explore friendship, competition and endurance in a show that mixes physical exertion and mischievous humor.
This experimental show casts a deadpan eye on a kitschy 1980s public-access cult phenomenon.
Ms. Lenk, who will reprise her role in “The Band’s Visit” on Broadway, has mastered the art of delivering equal emotional weight in song or in silence.
A younger lover threatens a marriage in S. Asher Gelman’s new play. The twist: Both husbands are in on the affair.
In this play, Austin Pendleton portrays a playwright who alternates between taking his students to task and spinning hilarious self-serving tales.
Three one-act plays at 59E59 Theaters demonstrate the beauty, power and humor in small things.
Questions of identity are explored through song in three shows at the New York Musical Festival.
This Chris Harcum play tells how a theater enthusiast funneled his passions.
The Classical Theater of Harlem’s staging of the Alexandre Dumas novel emphasizes the comic action — and turns D’Artagnan into Mademoiselle D’Artagnan.