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Shakespeare in the Park returns with “Merry Wives,” Aleshea Harris’s “What to Send Up When It Goes Down” at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and more.
After a rehearsal for a virtual production of the play, Hawke and his co-star John Leguizamo ponder how all dialogue now sounds like Beckett.
Michael Schulman reviews the telecast of the Tony Awards, hosted by James Corden, in which Rachel Chavkin, Elaine May, and others gave winning speeches.
Michael Schulman reviews Joe Mantello’s Broadway production of Lucas Hnath’s play “Hillary and Clinton,” about the life of the former Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the 2…
Michael Schulman writes on “Oklahoma!” and “What the Constitution Means to Me,” two current theatre productions that have unsettling stories to tell about statehood.
Shoved into a locker as a teen, the actor Will Roland vowed to transform himself—and made it to the nerd-heaven of Broadway, Michael Schulman writes.
Revivals offer enticing actor pairings, including Adam Driver and Keri Russell, in “Burn This,” and Annette Bening and Tracy Letts, in Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons.”
Michael Schulman recaps his night at the 2019 Oscars ceremony, and at the Vanity Fair after-party.
Michael Schulman writes on the fraught Oscars season—including controversy surrounding the film “Green Book” and Kevin Hart—and the broadcast, on Sunday night, of the Academy Awards.
Michael Schulman interviews the actress Jane Curtin on her sitcom years, the early, turbulent days of “S.N.L.,” and the shifting sands of the present.
The New Yorker writers Michael Schulman and Naomi Fry discuss the history of the red carpet, from Aeschylus to Joan Rivers, in anticipation of the Academy Awards.
Michael Schulman on the playwright’s combination of memoir and civics lesson in a show for the Trump era.
Michael Schulman on the star of the one-woman show, who learned, after a curtain-call tumble, that having two broken arms is not unlike being an astronaut.
Michael Schulman and Rick Negron, who plays a Trumpish King George III in the hit musical “Hamilton,” stroll the plazas of Negron’s home town.
Michael Schulman on Lin-Manuel Miranda’s return to “Hamilton” this month, bringing the play to the Centro de Bellas Artes Luis A. Ferré, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and its significance…
Michael Schulman reviews the 2019 Golden Globe awards, an odd night in terms of winners, in which Sandra Oh and Glenn Close gave memorable speeches.
Michael Schulman on a tech entrepreneur’s new company, which sells Icelandic fish with a QR code.
Yalitza Aparicio was studying to be a schoolteacher in a small town in Mexico when she was cast in Alfonso Cuarón’s lauded film.
Michael Schulman interviews the actor Robert De Niro on getting a pipe bomb in the mail, on his acting career, and on his public denunciation of Donald Trump.
Michael Schulman reviews his favorite plays of 2018, including “Angels in America,” “The Waverly Gallery,” and more.
Michael Schulman writes on Bob Mackie’s costumes for “The Cher Show,” a Broadway bio-musical currently running at the Neil Simon Theatre.
As Daniel Stiepleman wrote “On the Basis of Sex,” which is centered on the Supreme Court Justice, he came to see the Ginsburgs’ marriage as a model for his own, Michael Schulman writes.
Michael Schulman interviews the director Rob Marshall about his new film, “Mary Poppins Returns,” which starts Emily Blunt in the title role and features nostalgia-inducing cameos by Dic…
Michael Schulman writes about the comedian Kevin Hart’s ouster as the host of the Academy Awards, after Web users pointed to his history of homophobic jokes.
The pop star, who was briefly homeless during her teens, helped open two shelters for L.G.B.T. youth.
Michael Schulman recommends “Don’t Look Now,” a film from 1973 by the British director Nicolas Roeg.
Michael Schulman on the French writer and public intellectual Bernard-Henri Lévy's Off Broadway début, a solo play called “Looking for Europe.”
Michael Schulman on “Kiss Me, Kate,” at Studio 54; “Be More Chill,” at the Lyceum; “About Alice,” at the Polonsky Shakespeare Center; and more.
Michael Schulman goes inside a custom control booth where a team of specialty puppeteers operates a twenty-foot-tall animatronic ape.
Michael Schulman writes about the Drama Book Shop, a beloved New York City theatre institution that will soon be forced from its home and is hoping to find a new space.
Michael Schulman interviews the actor Paul Dano about his directorial début, ”Wildlife,” which is based on a novel by Richard Ford and stars Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal.