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A child’s illness raises existential questions in Amy Herzog’s heartbreaking new play, starring Carrie Coon, at New York Theater Workshop.
A transgender etiquette expert faces pupils who have bigger issues than what fork to use in Philip Dawkins’s new play.
In its out-of-town tryout, the stage adaptation of the highest-grossing animated movie of all time offers delights and difficulties.
In Sarah Ruhl’s “For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday,” five siblings face the loss of a parent, their own mortality and a fear of flying.
The playwright Michael Yates Crowley mixes unlikely genres in “The Rape of the Sabine Women, by Grace B. Matthias.”
A spate of revivals will allow audiences to consider what’s changed, what hasn’t, and what Bob Mackie has in the sequin drawer.
Group weddings, Korean pop, a superannuated Peter Pan and a transgender Emily Post are among the promising theatrical experiences of September.
The arrival of new cast members confirms just how good Lucas Hnath’s play is.
An experimental “Music Man” gets into trouble with a capital T, while a straightforward “Company” gleams and a complicated “Legendary Romance” fades.
Theater has quickly taken on the Trump presidency. Whether what’s onstage can change minds or spark action is open to debate.
Canada’s renowned repertory theater shows off a versatile troupe of actors in plays as varied as “Timon of Athens” and “Guys and Dolls.”
The impish provocateur makes his Broadway debut in a show that’s less post-traumatic Trump therapy than self-aggrandizing autobiography.
An Encores! Off-Center production of this 1980 musical by Maurice Sendak and Carole King shows how far the story has strayed from the dour books it is based on.
If you knew what your life would hold, would you try to change it? And could you succeed? Bruce Norris’s new play answers, “Maybe” and “Not much.”
Don’t look for politicians in the Public Theater’s second Central Park production this season — or real tears. Be glad for the comedy.
Kirsten Childs’s 2000 musical about internalized racism gets a playful, poignant production at Encores! Off-Center.
In Mohammad Al Attar’s new play, a 20-something Syrian is beaten nearly to death. Will his family and friends (and his country) ever recover?
In the Encores Off-Center revival of the 1991 Sondheim-Weidman musical, men and women who have shot American presidents get to sing. Will anyone listen?
One night a week, Donna Murphy takes over the title role in “Hello, Dolly!” from Bette Midler. Alternates, like her, and replacements can help make or break a hit show.
All 13 of last season’s new Broadway shows, plus two revivals, produced cast recordings. Here’s our critic’s take on what to play and what to skip.
Ins Choi’s story of a Toronto store and the Korean immigrant family that runs it is at Pershing Square Signature Center.
Two outstanding performances in a “Children of a Lesser God” revival are a Berkshires highlight.
It’s politics as unusual on stages across the city in July.
Scott McPherson’s 1991 Off Broadway hit about duty to self and to others makes its Broadway debut in a very different world.
In Meghan Kennedy’s kitchen-table drama at the Roundabout, an immigrant Italian family in 1960 seems ready to explode. Then it does.
Thrilling argument and a strong American debut make a sometime-strange play soar despite some silliness at Theater for a New Audience.
Horton Foote’s 1954 drama of repression is given an affectionate if muddy revival.
Our chief theater critics went to see the interactive performance piece on the same night, expecting to have vastly different experiences. They didn’t.
At Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, a one-man show about the crusading liberal lawyer defies all of Mr. Spacey’s efforts to bring it to engaging life.
The assassination of a Trumplike figure in the Public Theater’s production of “Julius Caesar” is already revving up outrage.
What if Mark Twain’s fictional slave Jim wasn’t fictional? What if his descendants included a righteously angry Afro-Futurist artist?