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Natalie Soto and her brother, Christian, joined a training program at Roundabout Theater Company that aims to diversify the ranks of theater workers.
Certain moments are politically and artistically potent, but most of “Fruit Trilogy,” a program of three short plays, is pervaded by a curious flatness.
In the middle of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” and “Angels in America” are late-afternoon gaps to fill. We offer some ideas to pass the time.
Antoinette Nwandu’s “Pass Over” considers the fate of young black men in a gun-torn city. Its first production caused a stir — and won a fan in Spike Lee.
In Nilo Cruz’s poetic tangle of a play, an opera star finds the recipient of her husband’s heart after he dies in a car accident.
Maly Drama Theater’s spare, subdued — and slow — adaptation finds dreamy lovers split apart by political schemers.
Majority rule (mostly). One play per playwright. How we put together the 25 Plays list, and a bid to remember notable writers and favorite works that missed the cut.
Brad Birch’s psychological thriller finds former lovers warily circling each other in Wales.
Marina Carr’s blistering play seems ideal for this cathartic cultural moment. Its Irish Repertory Theater production is a missed opportunity.
The aftermath of the Fukushima disaster infiltrates the lives of a young couple in Toshiki Okada’s spare, affecting play
Philip Dawkins’s play blends realism and campy melodrama as it envisions the fumbling beginnings of an affair between Williams and William Inge
As the first black actor to play Billy Bigelow on Broadway, Mr. Henry is changing theater, while a newborn son is changing him.
The show had its premiere on Cape Cod two summers ago. It has been revised, but it retains its primary strengths and its fatal weaknesses.
Twins who discover they’re far more than sisters are at the center of a high-tech sci-fi drama at Here.
A conquering hero comes home in a ferociously funny, and surprisingly timely, revival of the novelist’s 1970 play.
Jason Grote and Marisa Michelson‘s new musical, set in modern-day New York, deconstructs the Middle Eastern folk tales of “One Thousand and One Nights.”
First produced in 2011, this coming-of-age story about a pregnant teenager lands uncomfortably in the wake of #MeToo.
A solo show by Eliza Bent and directed by Knud Adams explores cultural appropriation — and how we can call it out when we see it.
The Bengsons are a folk-rock duo adapting their personal stories for the stage. But their new show, “The Lucky Ones,” posed a painful challenge: “Is it possible to tell the truth kindl…
In this Primary Stages production, Sharon Washington recalls how an enchanting period in her family’s history was also tinged with pain.
Repertorio Español delivers an intimate, transporting adaptation of the Gabriel García Márquez novella.
Familiarity with Tolstoy’s novel is no prerequisite for enjoying this antic show by the Berlin-based troupe Gob Squad.
The movie is beloved. But it also pits girls against girls. How, then, do you make a stage musical that satisfies fans and meets our cultural moment?
Reality and identity are mutable things in “Distant Observer: Tokyo/New York Correspondence,” by Takeshi Kawamura and John Jesurun, at La MaMa.
A boxing champ who survived an attempt on her life prepares to seek revenge in this multimedia play at Abrons Arts Center.
Jeremy J. Kamps’s play — a smart but overloaded riff on “The Cherry Orchard” set on a family farm — doesn’t quite hit the right accent.
Jaclyn Backhaus and Andrew Neisler’s new play wants to be a collection of stories about fierce women. But it’s so packed with plot lines, it only partly succeeds.
The play, inspired by real people and events in the decades leading up to the foundation of Israel, cuts to the role of music in creating a nation.
Get to know the playwright Hammaad Chaudry, the 13-year-old actress Rileigh McDonald and the actor Andrew Burnap.
This bio-play about the married artists Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner is a surreal sparring match, steeped in alcohol and dripping with paint.
A primer of the books and films to get you ready for the Broadway opening of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two.”