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Mark Harris’ biography of Mike Nichols pulses with a narrative energy equal to its subject.
Hermione Lee’s exhaustively researched biography takes us inside the works of a literary genius.
Bill Irwin adapts his award-winning meditation on Samuel Beckett’s works for the screen.
Richard Nelson’s Zoom trilogy explores a family grasping for connection in these unprecedented times.
Theater makers show their ability to adapt to our new reality in these two productions tailored to watching on a screen.
For those who couldn t see Hamilton on Broadway or those who want to see it again, the smash musical is now streaming on Disney+.
If anyone still believed in the idea of American exceptionalism, they might be rethinking that notion now.
Wynn Handman, a revered acting teacher whose Off-Broadway company, The American Place Theatre, defied Broadway commercialism while providing early support to many of the country’s most tal…
This tribute to Terrence McNally looks back at one of his less-praised works and the anger that burned within it.
Betty Buckley uses her beautiful voice to create dreamscapes that will send you home on a cloud.
This is a timely new play from a promising writer, with a fine, committed cast.
As the best folk songs often do, this powerful show may make you both sad and elated.
“Crrrritic!” Estragon sneers as the trumping put-down in the battery of insults he trades with Vladimir in “Waiting for Godot.” You might say that for theater critics, it’s been do…
Missteps in this production include cutting the show too short and using giant video projections that overwhelm the action onstage.
Jerry Herman’s 1974 flop has been reborn and reformed into a splendid show.
It s unclear why this carbon copy of the 1969 film has been transferred to the stage.
“Kid, the show is yours.” The words were recalled, not sung at Monday afternoon’s tribute to the late Jerry Herman. And while they may lack the urgent iambic promise of “You charm th…
The play’s Broadway debut couldn’t be fresher, timelier or more satisfying.
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.