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Digital innovation continued this year, but experiencing plays in isolation grew tiring. Then came an in-person season as exciting as a child’s first fireworks.
The country singer and musical-theater fan was grateful to play the intense title role in “Waitress” not long after her Broadway-themed album came out.
Lines of Stephen Sondheim fans formed outside Marie’s Crisis Cafe in Greenwich Village as news of his death spread. Inside, it was all-Sondheim on the piano.
Red Bull Theater brings on the cons and their marks in this adaptation of the 17th-century Ben Jonson work.
In this workplace comedy, beleaguered colleagues struggle to come together for an active-shooter training exercise.
This maddening, brain-scrambling show, which just opened at the esteemed Soho Rep, is nothing if not slippery, our critic writes.
The Wooster Group’s production will prompt discussions about the company’s vision for Brecht’s “learning play.”
Linda Bloodworth-Thomason’s popular TV series comes to the stage with its sisterhood intact. But at times this revival feels a lot like a pretext to vent.
She has portrayed three characters over the course of the 12 plays in Richard Nelson’s “Rhinebeck Panorama.” A decade later, it’s time to move on.
The characters he plays are “a departure from how people perceive” them. He’s testing perceptions again as one of the famous banking brothers in “The Lehman Trilogy.”
Michael Kinnan’s sendup of “Titanic” explores the liminal space between tribute and affectionate satire.
In this new musical, a singer’s future hangs on one song, but entrusting it to an inexperienced songwriting team is not, perhaps, the shrewdest choice.
The streaming part of the ceremony actually did a better job conveying the electricity of being in a theater than the CBS special billed as “Broadway’s Back!”
The punchline is “Only an Octave Apart,” featuring the unlikely collaborators Justin Vivian Bond and Anthony Roth Costanzo at St. Ann’s Warehouse.
The filmed version of this Broadway musical lands on Apple TV+ to deliver hope and kindness.
“Islander,” a skewed look at a New York Islanders season, examines extreme fandom, violence and the thrill of sports.
An all-star lineup sings Stephen Schwartz’s indelible score, and Doc from “Back to the Future” is intriguing casting for a Berkshires production.
The shutdown allowed increased access and artistic experimentation. But how much sticks is an open, and contested, question.
Hundreds of painted sets were discovered after a century in the attic of the Tabor Opera House in Leadville, Colo.
Other highlights include a project by Lisa Loeb, Dominique Morisseau’s “Detroit ’67” and a new production of “South Pacific.”
Silver mining may have disappeared, but Creede Repertory Theater has been an economic and cultural boon to its community for 50 years.
“I have the energy, I have the interest,” says Blanka Zizka of the Wilma Theater. “But I need to go a different way.”
The Drilling Company returns to live theater with this slapdash tragicomedy about two cousins who fall for the same woman.
Productions from the National Theater in Britain, a project from Billy Porter and a Yiddish musical celebration are among the highlights.
An adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s “Notes on Grief,” Russell Brand’s take on Shakespeare and a two-day event anchored by a Milo Rau film are among the highlights.
Frank Winters’s play, about two astronauts in lockdown after a mission, uneasily grafts tropes borrowed from hard sci-fi and odd-couple comedy.
Nida Manzoor, the creator, writer and director of the series, shares what things inspired her to make a show about Muslim women in a punk band.
The long-running variety show went off the air a half-century ago this month. But much of it is officially available on YouTube. Here’s a look at some of the best moments.
Robert O’Hara and Torrey Townsend discuss their collaboration on “Off Broadway,” a biting satire about a company whose leaders are willfully oblivious of their racial and gender biases.
Terrance McNally’s farcical “It’s Only a Play,” the revue “After Midnight” and productions from Russia are among the highlights.