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When Kate Hamill first met Jason O’Connell there was an immediate spark that neither could act on. He later went from being her leading man to her real-life beau.
Bess Wohl’s new play puts a Neil Simonesque spin on the story of a couple considering divorce after 50 years.
This ingenious, bare-bones adaptation of Susan Hill’s Gothic novel — a long-running hit in London — allows audiences to take charge of their fear.
The Harlem-set “Blues for an Alabama Sky” finally arrives in New York, with a juicy role that has attracted African-American actresses across the country.
Under a new artistic director, this season at Austria’s main playhouse includes 30 premieres, ranging from classical dramas to brand-new works.
A revival of the Charles Randolph-Wright play, with Leslie Uggams, had been slated to open on Broadway.
Inside the wildly ambitious effort to reimagine the classic musical for 2020.
The Broadway premiere of Charles Fuller’s 1981 drama finds premonitions of today in the story of a 1944 murder.
Racism is a stealth force in Eboni Booth’s astute study of the (mostly) quiet desperation of minimum-wage workers in Vermont.
The assignment: Head to Boston to see the touring stage show and the movie musical all in one day. The result: a purr, a yowl or both?
Patrick Vaill took his final Broadway bow as Jud Fry, after performing in Daniel Fish’s production of the musical since college.
Barra Grant’s autobiographical solo play plumbs her fraught relationship with her mother, the famous politician and beauty queen Bess Myerson.
Kathryn Hunter stars as the fabulously rich Greek who understands the corrupting value of money only after she loses it.
Everybody’s on hand, from a variety of Smileys to Nerd Face, and from Princess to Pile of Poo.
To mark 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment, the Armory and a group of 10 cultural institutions are commissioning works from women.
One of the nation’s most successful theaters, the Public, shortened the run of a monologue by a prominent artist-activist, Josh Fox. Now each party is blaming the other.
His Broadway work won him four Tony Awards. A different audience knew another of his designs: the Parliament-Funkadelic Mothership.
The Public Theater’s festival has included 12 featured offerings, four cabaret acts and six pieces of developmental work. Here’s what our critics saw.
The Ethiopian-Irish actress returns to a “completely destroying” stage role. Next: a film adaptation of a 1920s novel about passing for white.
Talene Monahon’s show at 59E59 Theaters feels provocative but unfinished, a pieced quilt of overlapping textures and ideas.
In this experimental play, a white talk-show host and a black science fiction writer have a challenging conversation. Plus dancing.
From the bloodbath of “The Duchess of Malfi” to the intergenerational confusion of “Snowflake,” family disputes are at the center of three plays in London.
Ideally cast as a plain-spoken woman made of quiet steel, she acts the way Elizabeth Strout writes in this compelling adaptation of the 2016 novel.
Music (and eventually emotion) cuts through the alienating layers of abstraction in this new work by the musician-storytellers James & Jerome.
Favorites like Reggie Wilson and Steve Reich will also appear at the arts center in Fort Greene.
Studios and theaters are hiring intimacy coordinators to keep actors safe. The twist: They’re also making the scenes sexier.
The production, “Last Summer at Bluefish Cove” by Jane Chambers, is backed by producers including Ellen DeGeneres and Lily Tomlin.
Two productions at the Under the Radar Festival ask if the theater is ready to embrace the artistry of autism and other once disqualifying conditions.
Set in Dublin during the run-up to Ireland’s vote to repeal its abortion ban, this play by Eva O’Connor too easily pairs up two damaged souls.
A jazz memoirist, a Palestinian rocketeer and Mexican myths set to music kick off the Public Theater’s annual festival of adventurous work from across the globe.
This documentary show, created to teach young audiences about the experiences of refugees, focuses on optimism and hope, perhaps to a fault.