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Keith Bunin’s gentle, rueful play at Lincoln Center’s Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater settles down among six passengers traveling from Los Angeles to Seattle.
At La Jolla Playhouse, the musical adaptation of the novel and film has considerable appeal, but is weighed down by too many characters and themes.
An affectionate elegy to a Greenwich Village restaurant, Neil Pepe’s production at Atlantic Theater orders everything on the menu.
The actor stars in this new series as a slickster hawking time-shares on the moon. Now in his 50s, Crudup is getting some of the best roles of his career.
The first major New York revival of “The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window,” Lorraine Hansberry’s 1964 Broadway play, comes to BAM this month. What took so long?
A master at the top of his game, the magician Asi Wind performs fluidly and with obvious pleasure.
The Public Theater’s experimental theater festival is back in person for the first time since 2020. Here, our critics review a handful of the works on display.
The Under the Radar festival kicks off with an allegory about climate destruction by the Belgian provocateurs Ontroerend Goed.
Literary influences suffuse this year’s festival of avant-garde performance. Artists from six shows share the stories that inspired them.
A play first performed in a tavern in 1665 survives with its title, and the court case it precipitated, intact — but nothing else.
“Downstate” asks its performers to portray men who have done the unimaginable. Three of the play’s actors discuss what it takes to meet that challenge.
New York Theatre Workshop, New York
The infamous 1981 disaster has returned off-Broadway with help from Jonathan Groff and Daniel Radcliffe
It is a paradox of human existence that while we e…
Sam S Shubert Theatre, New York
Attempts to modernise the gender politics of the classic comedy struggle but there are some moments that deliver enough razzle-dazzle
There are several chase …
Early 20th-century San Francisco and Guangdong, China, overlap in Lloyd Suh’s artful examination of the emotional price of immigration.
Though smaller and less glitzy than extravaganzas of years past, “Dream Big” is a brisk, welcoming, back-to-basics experience brimming with pizazz.
Jefferson Mays stars in a Broadway adaptation of the Dickens classic, a one-man production that was originally live-captured for streaming.
Will Arbery’s play explores the existential dread filling the minds of an Illinois city’s public employees with the subtlety of a polar vortex.
Their new Off Broadway play, a dark comedy about power, inheritance and, of course, witchcraft, is now in previews at Lincoln Center Theater.
In Quiara Alegría Hudes’s new play at the Signature Theater, five performers try to summon generations of willful women.
The Irish actor’s one-man show on Broadway delves into painful and playful memories alike. He even imitates the oddballs of his Dublin boyhood.
Not quite a comedy and not quite a thriller, Kate Tarker’s play is an antic study of two women preparing for a game (or possibly an attack).
How a real-life pro-Nazi summer camp on Long Island inspired a “deeply American play” about seduction.
The playwright Jiehae Park’s sly and polished adaptation of “Macbeth” transports the characters from the Scottish heath to the halls of a Midwestern high school.
American Airlines Theatre, New York
A diverse re-envisioning of the 1969 historical musical offers up some great opportunities for a game cast but struggles to justify its existence
A new play by Diane Davis at the New Ohio Theater addresses the topic head-on, but clumsily, our critic writes.
Manhattan Theater Club at the Samuel J Friedman Theater, New York
Martyna Majok’s sensitive drama about four characters on the margins is empathetically acted and unusually compassionate
Elevator Repair Service, the experimental theater company, brings to life the 1965 debate between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr.
A Broadway revival of “Death of a Salesman” has a Black lead for the first time, giving Pierce a chance to step into a role he was “born to play.”
A handful of works deal with the many questions of nourishment and nurture. How we feed. How we are fed.
This three-actor play initiates a dialogue with Georg Büchner’s “Woyzeck,” examining men’s violence against women.
David Strathairn is remarkable in a solo show about Jan Karski, who was profoundly changed by what he witnessed during World War II.