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A new musical at Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey based on the classic CBS sitcom does a good job playing to the fans
Mr. Innaurato had a long stretch of success with “Gemini” and “The Transfiguration of Benno Blimpie” and made a comeback in 2014.
Ms. Lamb’s works, staged at the Public Theater and elsewhere, often came under attack from male critics.
Mr. Pomerance won a Tony Award in 1979 for his play about a deformed man who became a celebrity in Victorian England.
“Annie,” “Hairspray” and “The Producers” were among Mr. Meehan’s Tony Award-winning credits.
Mr. Glowacki, whose plays were produced at the Public and other New York theaters, used dark humor to comment on turbulent times.
The president is spending 17 days in New Jersey and New York. A few of our critics weigh in with recommendations of shows to watch (besides the news).
In her one-woman show, Lucie Pohl incarnates a wide range of characters as she tells of her lifelong search for identity.
TNT’s new drama about the formative years of this great playwright is full of excess, sometimes seeming a bit silly.
Mr. Feiffer’s story about a boy who loves to draw makes for a busy musical at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.
The broadcast seemed unsure of what to do with Mr. Spacey on a show more suited for Broadway insiders than for a general TV audience.
Jason Kravits has plenty of television and stage work, but he can also be found doing a wacky improvised cabaret show at the Duplex.
The Mint Theater has revived this 1922 drama about two brothers: one who could do no wrong, one who could never measure up.
Stephen Karam’s film adaptation of his own play is a comedy about students who don’t quite fit in but insist, in their clumsy way, on being heard.
Some people are calling Sam Gold’s “The Glass Menagerie” manipulative. I call it vital theater.
Robert Cuccioli and Danielle Leneé star in Bruce Graham’s play that provides an unflinching look at the black-white dynamic.
A drama by Cándido Tirado set in Washington Square Park has characters talking genocide and justice while the speed-chess clock ticks.
This CBS comedy, set in Chicago and based on the Tracy Letts play, stars Judd Hirsch as a shop owner and Jermaine Fowler as his new hire.
“Hairspray Live!” and its musical predecessors have shown us what works in these TV productions. And what doesn’t.
The latest live musical from NBC sabotaged itself with distracting side business.
The comic and writer Monica Piper tells stories about her life and her casual relationship with her religion in a one-woman show at New World Stages.
In “A Taste of Things to Come,” a breezy musical at York Theater Company, four friends navigate the 1950s, the 1960s and the inevitability of change.
The Broadway musical and the man it’s about are the subject of a “Great Performances” documentary.
Jonathan Rockefeller’s puppet play at DR2, ‘That Golden Girls Show! A Puppet Parody,’ features the familiar sitcom characters, doing what they always did.
The overall portrait in this 1953 play by N.C. Hunter is of an economically comfortable English family in coastal Dorset in the anxious postwar years.
Inspired by the career of a former F.B.I. agent who infiltrated white supremacist groups, the film may get moviegoers’ blood boiling.
“History of the World, Part I” is one of seven Brooks movies being served with food and drinks at the theater-restaurant Syndicated.
Michael Counts’s newest adventure mixes theatrical flourishes with the escape-room fad.
Outdoors at Marcus Garvey Park, a Shakespeare classic plays out in a free production that’s enhanced by its urban surroundings.
Another mash-up from the team that turned “Full House” and “Saved by the Bell” into stage parodies.
Noah Diamond delivers a precise revival of Groucho and Company’s first assault on Broadway.