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Billy Crudup is having a blast as a Midwestern sad sack and his English alter ego in David Cale’s one-man, double-life play at the Vineyard.
Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk’s musical is about a high school senior who finds inspiration and danger in “On the Road.”
Jocelyn Bioh’s new play takes the “Mean Girls” genre to a boarding school in Ghana, refreshing and deepening it in the process.
City Center’s gorgeous revival of the Lerner & Loewe musical, staged by Christopher Wheeldon and starring Kelli O’Hara, disappears after Sunday.
Two millenniums of oppression may not seem very funny, but in his latest one-man show, Mr. Leguizamo hones the art of comic revisionism.
In Anna Ziegler’s new play, a charge of sexual assault on a college campus leads to a hearing that may be worse than the events that prompted it.
In Julia Cho’s tense new work, a creative-writing teacher tries to reach a shut-down (and possibly armed) young student.
With nonverbal characters and savants, a new play demonstrates just how broad and multicolored that spectrum is.
“Marcel” and “The Art of Laughter” at Theater for a New Audience offer a demonstration and then a master class in European-style clowning.
Known for brassy musicals like “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” David Yazbek is also a dark solo act. Now, with “The Band’s Visit,” his different personas come together.
Denise Gough is sensational as a strung-out actress facing a world of questions about addiction and responsibility in a play by Duncan Macmillan.
With its relentless fusillade of punch lines, John Patrick Shanley’s new play starring Jason Alexander and Sherie Rene Scott winds up on the ropes.
A riveting revival of Stephen Adly Guirgis’s prison drama may be more timely today than at its premiere in 2000.
In a hybrid of concert and autobiography, Bruce Springsteen delivers a major statement about his life’s work — but also a major revision of it.
Elizabeth McGovern stars as a narcissistic materfamilias in the first Broadway revival of J. B. Priestley’s 1937 metaphysical drama.
A young black man in 1961 must choose between going to college and joining the Freedom Rides in Jiréh Breon Holder’s play at Roundabout Underground.
Does having children tame the wild gay spirit? To answer the question, a new satire by Dan Giles looks to an unusual pair of experts.
The director John Doyle brings to Shakespeare the same techniques that helped him refresh many a musical. So why doesn’t it work?
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.