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It often seems like safety first on Broadway, but the commercial stage has historically been home to shows that push buttons — and ring alarms.
Kimberley Rampersad will present “Man and Superman” at the Shaw Festival.
It was the season of “Hair” vs. “1776” and the arrival of a young actor named Al Pacino.
Underwriting the heart-rending “Everything Is Wonderful” has prompted a Baltimore couple to learn more about the car crash that killed their son.
Galt MacDermot helped welcome rock musicians to Broadway. Then hip-hop artists like Run-DMC welcomed him.
In “Usual Girls,” “Dance Nation” and other plays, actors are playing characters that are sometimes decades younger than they are. Here’s how it works.
A downtown theater has cleared the house to make room for Samuel D. Hunter’s pairing “Lewiston/Clarkston.”
With two more high-profile plays opening in New York this season — and a huge movie deal in the works — Theresa Rebeck’s time may have come.
Shakespeare finds his way into many a musical, from faithful adaptations to breakthrough works like “Hair.”
The creators of “Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope” took their bighearted revue all the way to Broadway. A concert production will show how it plays today.
The rock musical moved to Broadway in April 1968, and it quickly became an inescapable part of American culture. Readers share what the show means to them.
Under a new artistic director, one of the biggest stage festivals in North America is experimenting with pop-up shows and audience interaction. Of course, “Saint Joan” is on the bill, to…
Hal Prince, who helped bring “Cabaret,” “Evita” and “Sweeney Todd” to Broadway, talks with Jason Robert Brown about the musical revue “Prince of Broadway.”
How a theater troupe called Improbable dramatizes psychological experiments described in a controversial 2004 book.
Carol Channing originated the musical role of Dolly Levi and was considered irreplaceable. Now Bette Midler steps into a long line of her successors.
Mr. Ludwig is bringing a famous Agatha Christie mystery to the stage at the McCarter Theater in Princeton, N.J.
As “Jitney” prepares to open on Broadway, stars like Phylicia Rashad and Laurence Fishburne talk about the playwright.
A fanciful adaptation of this ancient Jewish legend fits well with this company’s dependence on useful, risky technology.
Actors, directors and theater-world figures look back on the life and work of Ms. Swados, who died in January.
“On Your Feet!,” “Disaster!” and “Something Rotten!” are among the shows that don’t have much in common onstage but share some notable punctuation.
Harvey Fierstein, Bette Midler, Adrienne Barbeau and Josh Groban share their memories of performing in the Broadway and many, many non-Broadway versions of “Fiddler.”
Cast members in past and present productions of D.L. Coburn’s “The Gin Game” recall the challenges of the play.
The musical, which opens in the East Village, is the result of eight years of writing songs with someone Mr. Summers has never met.
The play points up the parallels between two dramatists who buck the status quo.
A year in the life of Charles Busch’s new playAnyone lamenting the difficulties of getting a show produced in New York might consider the approach that Charles Busch took in financing …
A year in the life of Charles Busch’s new play Anyone lamenting the difficulties of getting a show produced in New York might consider the approach that Charles Busch took in financin…
AS a young actor new to New York, with a cluster of impressive stage credits and a fair number of disappointments to go along with them, T. R. Knight would frequently take note of the televi…
T. R. Knight, formerly of “Grey’s Anatomy,” takes a David Mamet play to Broadway.
A show like Dario D'Ambrosi's Bong Bong Bong Against the Walls, Ting Ting Ting in Our Heads is essentially critic-proof. Even Addison DeWitt might...
“Three Women,” a play by Plath, and “Wish I Had a Sylvia Plath,” about her life, are at 59E59Theaters.
Anna Ziegler’s “Photograph 51,” at Ensemble Studio Theater, examines the contributions by Rosalind Franklin to the race to discover DNA.