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Here are some of the highlights from a year full of big shows and stunning performances.
“I live for the next musical. I live in the future. I’m totally mindful that nobody will ever have the life I’ve had in the theater. That’s past. And that’s damned sad.” Harold P…
Diablo Cody has framed her first musical around Alanis Morrissette’s 1995 album of the same name.
Composer and actress joined together in an impassioned performance.
The London import settles into the Lyceum Theatre through New Year’s.
Matthew Lopez’s miraculous play tells the story of AIDS in New York in the 80s in an elegiac and expansive way.
Adrienne Warren is exhilarating as Tina Turner in this biomusical.
Stephen Sondheim and Hal Prince top the duo’s annual fall fling, while Lainie Kazan remembers flings, flames and fiascos.
David Byrne leads a trio of works including Soft Power and Scotland, PA that reflect on the state of the union.
Playwright Adam Rapp and actress Mary-Louise Parker make an electrifying match.
Despite the comedic brilliance of Marisa Tomei, something in the tone of this revival doesn t hold together.
For a typical producer, the phrase “somewhere that’s green” — to quote one of the best-known ballads from “Little Shop of Horrors” — refers to one place, and one place only: Br…
Fine performances and a fleet staging can t counteract the more tedious parts of this work.
Brian Cox takes on the role of LBJ in Robert Schenkkan’s follow-up to All The Way.
Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins are perfectly in tune with each another in this excellent London transfer.
A talented cast expertly handles the seething emotions in Harold Pinter’s one-act drama.
Daniel Sullivan brings fresh thinking to this production while leaving the play s cynicism and thirst for power intact.
The Prince is dead, long live the King. Is that too glib? Perhaps, yet it is no overstatement. Hal Prince is gone, and with him passes not just an era but several eras in the crazy, complica…
Some shows pose a greater challenge to a press agent than your run-of-the-mill Broadway musical or boulevard comedy. One might feature copulating puppets with an irrepressible urge to sing, …
Director Alex Timbers has given the 2001 film a thumping theatrical heart.
Jacqueline Novak expertly delivers personal, sexually explicit stories in her one-woman show.
The official report from the Broadway League at the end of the 2018-2019 season couldn’t have been more upbeat. “For the 2018-2019 season, total attendance reached 14,768,254 and Broad…
The show aims to conjure the joyous energy of rock n roll legends, but it falls short of the real thing.
An oversized, disembodied gold hand greets me as I enter Cora Cahan’s office. Its fingers, which dangle over Madame Tussauds across the street, appear to be stirring something — possibl…
This was a very special evening of music with some incredible guests, all to raise money for a non-profit organization.
Michael R. Jackson’s musical quickly gathers steam and doesn t let up for any of its 100 minutes.
Though the setting is changed, much of the essence of Shakespeare’s comedy shines through in this imaginative production.
Terrence McNally has a history of getting cut off by the Tonys telecast. The first time was in 1995, when his drama “Love! Valour! Compassion!” won the Tony Award for Best Play. CBS pull…
Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon star in this revival that perplexes as much as it delights.
Social media is such an important factor in the marketing of Broadway shows that Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have become not only ticket sellers, but plot points in shows. The trend may …
Take a close look at the Tony Awards nominations announced Tuesday morning and a couple of things come into focus. Foremost is that a revolution has taken place in recent years. The nominati…