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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.”
It may not be typical theater, but this immersive show is pulse-pounding and intensely affecting.
Roslyn Ruff and Jeff Hiller bring new dimensions to plays about Betty Shabazz and a chatty wedding guest.
From a historical drama to an updated Restoration comedy classic, Washington, D.C., theaters make a case for evening the playing field.
This smart, troubling piece of documentary theater spends time with men cordoned off from regular society, and those who believe they can be redeemed.
Alexa Shae Nizak is uncannily persuasive as an adolescent girl who gets more than she bargained for in Scott Organ’s play.
Michael Weller resets “Liliom,” the play that inspired Rodgers and Hammerstein, in Coney Island. But the central romance remains problematic.
This New York-based showcase offers the kind of experimental plays, like “Pillowtalk,” that thrive in more obscure performance spaces.
The Mint Theater’s handsome, rough around the edges production makes a better case for this 1912 play as a curiosity than as a forgotten gem.
In her new play “Sovereignty,” Mary Kathryn Nagle brings together her legal activism and her family history.
In this gentle, humane show by Ping Chong + Company, young New Yorkers share their real-life victories and fears.
Stark, intricate and often exciting, the two-character chamber opera finds a prisoner tormented by the insect in her cell.
Four women have sued the company and its artistic director, Albert Schultz, accusing him of sexual misconduct and creating a “culture of fear.”
The dancer Robert Fairchild’s creature has a delicate, disarming beauty in Ensemble for the Romantic Century’s ambitious but awkward production.
If you missed the preholiday rush, fret not. There is still time for festive theater.
In acclaimed works like “The Children,” now on Broadway, the British writer argues for collective responsibility in the face of environmental and other challenges.
Three small, powerful pieces of political theater consider those wounded by racism and xenophobia.
The sprawling life of a New York titan is given superficial treatment — and set to rock music — in this show.
Twenty-five-year-old Londoner Jamael Westman has definitely come around, now that he’s starring in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hip-hop smash.
This multimedia show, featuring the Lemon Bucket Orkestra and set during the Maidan revolution, doesn’t translate its protest anthems, which the audience is asked to join.
Cultural appropriation isn’t a worry for the director Ariane Mnouchkine, who, at 78, isn’t slowing down, but knows she won’t be here forever.
Big Dance Theater’s animated investigation of Samuel Pepys reads like a refraction of our recent monster parade.
Theresa Rebeck’s furious play looks at what happens when a young architect fights back against colleagues who don’t take her seriously.
The Wales Millennium Center’s take on this dark, dreamy 1982 play, part of BAM’s Next Wave Festival, seems to prize atmospherics over narrative.
Mickey Rowe is thought to be the first openly autistic actor to play Christopher, a 15-year-old with autism, in “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.”