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Digital innovation continued this year, but experiencing plays in isolation grew tiring. Then came an in-person season as exciting as a child’s first fireworks.
Jake Gyllenhaal, Patti LuPone, Judi Dench and an all-star Zoom trio find the wit, pathos and heartbreak in a remarkable songbook.
Audra McDonald, Bernadette Peters, Andrew Lloyd Webber and others mourned and celebrated the essential composer and lyricist, who died at 91.
Listening to the album. Singing along at the show. And wearing a loincloth to play the title role. All fresh in our readers’ minds in the 50 years since.
The pandemic pause has prompted a prizewinning cohort to ask hard questions about salaries, working in other media and choosing collaboration over “scarcity.”
After a lost live 2020, the theater will stage a musical at a museum’s reflecting pool and an immersive show, all over town, based on real events.
In the 50 years since the musical’s debut, revivals and concerts have served its great songs to great stars. Who’d be our Broadway babies 25 years from now?
With their field rocked by unprecedented challenges in 2020, these people and groups — some notable, some new — stepped into the breach.
It wasn’t the year for celebration. But watching innovation flourish inspired our chief critic, while other writers found the joys of the stage in other media.
Our theater experts provide a guide to some of the successful (and failed) cinematic adaptations of plays and musicals — all for your streaming pleasure.
After criticism over gender parity, Pearl Cleage, Larissa FastHorse, Adrienne Kennedy and Sarah Ruhl will be featured in the spring.
One night only: “This is Our Youth,” “Uncle Vanya,” two Mamet plays, and more. With casts that include Morgan Freeman, Laurie Metcalf and Lucas Hedges.
End unpaid internships. Set term limits for leaders. Get real about inclusion. Take performances to the streets. Say yes to joy, and no to couch plays.
Shakespeare in the Park and other outdoor venues are shut. But for performers and directors, open-air memories are as sharp as the bite of a mosquito.
Miranda’s rap. Rylance’s poems. Jackman’s pelvis. And a brassy reunion for Bea Arthur and Angela Lansbury. Now set your clock for “Turkey Lurkey Time.”
Harvey Fierstein, Betty Buckley and more on the sunny songwriter behind “Hello, Dolly!” and “Mame,” who hoped that even a flop would find a second life.
The revival of Terrence McNally’s play is wrapping up a month earlier than expected.
Each show arrived on Broadway with a big name in its title and major creative talents behind the scenes. But audiences kept their distance.
Readers share their own theatergoing binges in response to the “repeat attenders” who’ve seen their favorite musical 25 times — and counting.
Swinging lights. Broadway beefs. Words of wisdom. And a restroom serenade. If only some of the highlights were on TV.
When and how to watch Broadway’s biggest celebration, plus the best New York Times journalism on the nominees and contests.
Wishing for challenge, boldness, new work, intimacy, a friendly welcome — and inexpensive parking.
A revival of Richard Greenberg’s baseball comedy “Take Me Out” will also be part of Second Stage Theater’s 2019-20 season.
A brief sampling of productions that use augmented reality, smartphone mapping and motion capture, blurring the line between the live and the virtual.
A producer announced that one Oscar-winning actress will play another in Matthew Lombardo’s “Tea at Five.”
Return engagements mean second chances to see acclaimed productions, like “School Girls” and “Happy Birthday, Wanda June,” that got away.
They are often Broadway sensations, but jukebox musicals rarely get good reviews. We invited our critics to stop snarking and tell us what they want.
What the stage director Lileana Blain-Cruz saw in New Orleans and how it informs her production of “The House That Will Not Stand.”
A look at the most memorable moments from this year’s ceremony celebrating Broadway.
The two actors, who have never met, share insights on understanding the character of Prior Walter and how to maintain the stamina to play him.