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Once named the Little Theater, the playhouse now known as the Helen Hayes is about to be reincarnated again.
Also the week of Jan. 7: Female playwrights take over Washington, D.C.; and Andrey Zvyagintsev gets a retrospective at MoMA.
The blink-and-you-might-have-missed-them cultural moments that brightened up a year otherwise defined by turmoil and tragedy.
Also the week of Dec. 10: Nicholas Nixon’s “Brown Sisters” portraits in Boston; Merce Cunningham alumni in Brooklyn.
On this week’s podcast, the “Girls” star tells the story of one of the most consequential evenings of his life.
Also the week of Oct. 15: Monteverdi’s groundbreaking “Orfeo” in Manhattan, and Mona Hatoum’s sly sculptures in Houston.
Also the week of Oct. 8: The choreographer Rebecca Davis brings stop-motion to life in New York, and Chicago showcases Brazilian modern art.
Also the week of Oct. 1: Dave Malloy returns downtown, and “The Gifted” debuts on Fox.
Recalling the original critical response to pathbreaking productions directed by the founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Today's Birthdays: Playwright Neil Simon is 90. Country singer Ray Pillow is 80. Singer Bill Withers is 79.
Recommendations for other outdoor performances, scheduled around the holiday and beyond, suggested by reporters and critics of The New York Times.
See this year’s nominees and their co-stars as they arrive for the biggest night in American theater.
The Broadway actor (“Significant Other,” “Spring Awakening”) reads David Beach’s essay about a Mother’s Day gift of Mylar balloons that causes a major freakout.
Taking a page from the Oscars, a British theater pranked moviegoers, but they got the joke immediately and the real best-picture winner was shown.
The New York Times has a new marketing campaign: "The truth is more important now than ever."
On this week’s Modern Love Podcast, the actress reads the story of one couple’s surprising postdivorce discovery: a happy family vacation.
On this week’s Modern Love podcast, the “Wicked” actress reads the story of a spinning instructor exploring her more sadistic side.
On this week’s Modern Love Podcast, the “Transparent” actress reads the story of a woman who married a convicted murderer while he was imprisoned, and what happened after he got out.
The “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” actor reads the story of a gay high school student who gets invited to prom after prom after prom.
Here are the nominees for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards.
The actresses took part in Werk It, a women’s podcast festival, to read some of our best Modern Love essays.
It was a somber and slight surreal evening as Broadway’s finest like Sophie Okonedo, Michelle Williams and Cate Blanchett walked the red carpet in the wake of the massacre in Orlando, Fla.
When Mr. Miranda accepted his award for best score for “Hamilton” at the Tony Awards, he said he was too old to freestyle. He wrote a sonnet instead.
The 70th annual Tony Awards begins its telecast at 8 p.m. live from the Beacon Theater in New York City. The ceremony will continue despite the nightclub shootings in Orlando, Fla. “Hamilt…
J.K. Rowling’s eagerly awaited new play will shed its shroud mystery when its first preview begins Tuesday night at the Palace Theater in London.
The actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson reads the story of a gay couple’s need and a sister’s gift.
The actor Stephen Bogardus reads an essay about a medication that leads to a hypersexualized wife, and a husband struggling to keep up.
Critics and reporters for The Times pick out their favorite experiences in the theater in 2015.
A critical guide to productions in New York City, including shows in previews.