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This musical, which ran on Broadway in 1990, depicts a folk tale set in the Caribbean.
The three British actors behind this farcical mystery discuss the comedy and the thrill of possible injury in a performance.
Lynn Nottage and Paula Vogel, both Pulitzer winners, will finally make their Broadway debuts this spring. What does that say about the plight of women writing for the stage?
The musical — a love story set during the Vietnam War — ignited a fierce debate over the casting of a white actor in a Eurasian role. Now, it’s back on Broadway.
“Come From Away,” set in Newfoundland, has attracted many displays of national pride, including from the lead Canadian, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
The Canadian prime minister, who has emphasized welcoming refugees, attended “Come From Away” with the president’s daughter in a pairing that was rich with symbolism.
Check out the theater, dance and museum deals we found for snow-drenched tourists and families with cabin fever.
Three roles Ms. Soo helped originate will be on Broadway at the same time.
Ms. Barron earned the annual prize — $25,000 and a signed print by Willem de Kooning — for her new play “Dance Nation,” about a preteen dance contest.
The show, based on George Bernard Shaw’s “Pygmalion,” will be at Vivian Beaumont Theater, directed by Bartlett Sher, starting next March.
The production, written by Canadians, is about a town in Newfoundland that embraced air travelers who were stranded there after the Sept. 11 attacks.
Ms. Ruhl’s latest play, “For Peter Pan on Her 70th Birthday,” will open the season.
The musicals “Assassins,” “The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin” and “Really Rosie” will be performed during the Encores! Off-Center season.
Tweetstorms arise when she takes her seat in the theater, and everyone wants a selfie.
Across the country, orchestras, theaters and operas reacted with alarm that public funding for the arts could be cut under President Trump.
Ms. Bareilles, who composed the music and wrote the lyrics to the hit show, will succeed Jessie Mueller in the lead role on March 31.
Okieriete Onaodowan was Hercules Mulligan and James Madison in “Hamilton.” Next, he’ll play Pierre in “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812.”
As “Hamilton” heads to London and “Harry Potter” comes to New York, the two plays are experimenting with measures to limit reselling of their tickets.
The Public Theater’s synopsis of the play, part of Shakespeare in the Park, makes clear that it would have some parallels with contemporary politics.
Efforts to add stalls gain speed as the theater industry awakens to the frustration women face at intermission and to a growing expectation of comfort.
Ayad Akhtar’s “Junk” will begin previews at Lincoln Center in September.
“Building the Wall” took the playwright Robert Schenkkan just one week to complete. He wrote it, he said, in a “white-hot fury.”
The Trump presidency has been a boon for dystopian novels, and a pair of producers are hoping it will have the same effect on Broadway starting in June.
This drama about a French diplomat who has a lengthy affair with a Chinese opera singer will be revived on Broadway this fall.
The actresses who originated the roles of the Schuyler Sisters — Phillipa Soo, Renée Elise Goldsberry and Jasmine Cephas Jones — will perform at the pregame show.
Elton John and the playwright Paul Rudnick have signed on to write the adaptation of the 2006 movie and the novel from 2003 by Lauren Weisberger.
The adaptation, approved by Disney Theatrical Productions, will have songs from the 1940 film, and is to open at the National Theater in December.
On Inauguration Day, performers in New York looked to the future and raised money for causes like civil liberties and women’s health.
The work, an adaptation of Chekhov’s first play written by Ms. Blanchett’s husband, Andrew Upton, last week grossed just over $1 million.
The singer said she had been influenced by an article about how her planned appearance was heartbreaking to her gay fans.
About three out of four Broadway shows lose money. But not “Jersey Boys.” Here’s how a group of unlikely investors helped make the show a global hit.