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Amanda Kloots kept the world informed while her husband, a Broadway actor, lost a battle with Covid. After many grueling months, she’s trying to look ahead.
He directed unconventional works and championed diversity, both in the material he staged and in the actors performing it. He died of the coronavirus.
Stephen Karam’s celebrated play about economic distress looks very different in 2020 than it did in 2015 — and streaming is only part of the change.
This comic short about an actor and his kids staging Greek tragedies under lockdown slyly comments on links between the politics of the family and the state.
Nicholas Edwards starred in the closely watched “Godspell” production. “Usually the stage is a safe place,” he said, “but it became a place where I was anxious all the time.”
In the dreamscape of Toshiki Okada’s play, the American philosopher is a 21st-century presence, and an author meets his younger self.
In this enthralling streaming production of Brian Friel’s 1979 play, an itinerant miracle worker is grounded in a gritty reality.
In this brief but eerie installation, one viewer and one performer, separated by glass, share the feeling of being trapped underwater.
“The Life” and “The Tap Dance Kid,” which focus on people of color in Manhattan, are planned for the 2020-2021 season of Encores!, the center’s popular series.
“There’s so much more that comes with being Black apart from dealing with racism,” says Theresa Ikoko, a Londoner whose movie “Rocks” opened this week.
He emerged from the Black Arts movement and the famed Negro Ensemble Company, writing dramas and satires about the Black and Caribbean-American experiences.
Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually.
This year’s edition of the festival, held under social distancing measures, is devoted to works made on a limited budget by under-the-radar Italian theater-makers.
Before lockdown, she won praise for three fierce Off Broadway performances. Next: starring in an online reading of a rarely seen Pulitzer Prize finalist.
A naïve young woman struggles with the pitfalls of intimacy in the digital age, on and off the battlefield of a multiplayer online game.
Throughout most of Western history, plays typically went on hiatus when plagues hit. But could contemporary designers, or perhaps outdoor settings or spaced-out seats, provide novel solution…
It might seem churlish to criticize productions improvising through a pandemic. But for audiences taking the chance, design makes a difference.
His 1966 feature, “Closely Watched Trains,” won an Academy Award and was part of a burst of creativity in Czech filmmaking.
The Billie Holiday Theater’s brilliantly designed performance, staged for a live audience in Brooklyn and filmed for YouTube, is an urgent response to police misconduct.
“Six,” the hit musical, will start an 11-week run in November, with other shows including “The Mousetrap” also slated to resume soon.
The second grouping of these excellent “Here We Are” monologues includes a raucous report from outer space and a small gem from Lynn Nottage.
Dr. Anthony Fauci said a vaccine would need to exist for nearly a year before people might feel comfortable returning to theaters unmasked, which he said would likely be mid- to late 2021.
If you participate in a sound walk and no one is there to applaud, does it count as theater? Our critic argues that it does. Or at least that it can.
Richard Nelson’s profound conclusion to his Zoom-format trilogy about the Apple siblings examines the perils of conversation in 2020.
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.
Six months dark. Thousands of artists out of work. Could this disaster have a surprise ending? Five critics on what must change, onstage and off.
In his new socially distanced HBO satire, “Coastal Elites,” five New Yorkers and Angelenos handle the curveballs of 2020.
A prolific writer of books and plays as well as screenplays, he won an Academy Award in 2003 for “The Pianist.”
That package in your hallway may be an exciting new theatrical experience. Or maybe not.
The coronavirus pandemic has prevented most in-person theater this year, so the prize board is changing the eligibility rules for its annual drama honor.
How can you get your cultural fix when many arts institutions remain closed? Our writers offer suggestions for what to listen to and watch, as well as see in person at a gallery.