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In Taylor Mac's new play, an updated take on 'Titus Andronicus,' Nathan Lane plays a street clown who survived the hangman and one day dreams of being called a fool.
The road to 'Hadestown' was paved with good intentions, but the material that was a hit in Anaïs Mitchell’s 2010 concept album drags as a Broadway show.
Michael James Scott has paid his dues for decades; now the super-trouper gets top Broadway billing in 'Aladdin.'
The newest from The Mad Ones, 'Mrs. Murray’s Menagerie' invites us to play sociologists behind the fourth wall, watching a group of parents reveal their biases while discussing children's …
It's witty, smart, handsomely shot and stuffed with juicy cameos.
In 'What the Constitution Means to Me' Heidi Schreck shows how the memoir-monologue can be electrified it within a harrowing historical context.
From 'Hillary and Clinton' to an opera at the Met Museum, here are the must-see dance, opera and theater performances of the spring.
Director Scott Ellis navigates the antique attitudes of the original 'Kiss Me, Kate' material deftly, giving this classic musical an update that meshes with our age.
Theater is Kryptonite for superheroes. 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' proved it, yet Second Stage's new musical from John Logan and Tom Kitt tackles the theme anyway.
Its audience might be pretty niche.
In 'Sea Wall/A Life,' Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge deliver quietly shattering monologues about what we make of grief, and what grief makes of us.
Seeing Freestyle Love Supreme, the rap-improv troupe that Miranda founded in college, will give you a new understanding of the phenomenon known as 'Hamilton.'
Casting is key when it comes to the warring brothers of Sam Shepard's 'True West.' Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano face off in Roundabout's new production.
Many of the productions of the past year were tinged with a political aura.
The Moonlight writer offers a big-hearted portrait of young African Americans navigating class and sexual differences in private school.
Aaron Sorkin has left his fingerprints all over this stage adaptation, to mixed results.
'Clueless, The Musical' hoped we’d care enough about the heroine, Cher, to overlook its synthetic tackiness.
Despite great acting, this techno-savvy adaptation is strangely out of step with some of the more searing themes in the original film.
'The Cher Show’ is a sequined Wikipedia entry with karaoke breaks.
'When you’re starting out in New York, you have to grab them by the balls and make them hear you.'
“We tamed the beast—you and I—we brought him to this city,” crows Carl Denham, the filmmaker and impresario in the new Broadway musical “King Kong.” The production’s beast tame…
'The Prom' may be a candy-colored pop musical, but in a Broadway season dominated by atrocities like 'King Kong' and 'Pretty Woman,' it's a winner.
Although Christopher Demos-Brown s play covers important issues of race, the story and characters are two-dimensional.
MCC Theater brings back Jocelyn Bioh’s 'School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play,' a cutting comedy with an emotional wallop centered around six school girls in Ghana preparing for a …
The whiskey flows, rainbows are spotted, tall tales are told and Irish dancing breaks out over dinner.
Backstage, they apparently call it 'Woke-lahoma!'
Dylan songs sprinkle 'Girl From the North Country.' So do clichés.
A swashbuckling Janet McTeer plays idolized French actress Sarah Bernhardt in a play about her shocking 1899 depiction of Hamlet.
A hybrid theater-video installation by Rob Roth, 'Soundstage' casts Rebecca Hall as the archetype of a 'strong female lead,' and the object of obsession for Roth's reclusive protagonist.
From 'The Cher Show' to productions featuring Bryan Cranston and Snoop Dogg, our picks for what will be this fall's 'Hamilton.'
Pretty Woman — the 1990 Hollywood blockbuster and now the glitzy, pop-scored Broadway spectacle — is a story of mutual transformation. In this sentimental and consumerist riff on George …