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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.
Mark Shanahan remixes Arthur Conan Doyle and Charles Dickens into a clever, crowd-pleasing holiday comedy that happens also to be a murder mystery.
He wrote great shows, but Stephen Sondheim was also a mentor, a teacher and an audience regular. And, oh, the thrill of getting one of his typewritten notes.
Whether it’s the emotion coursing through Enda Walsh’s plays or the energy pulsing through the streets of New York, the star of “Medicine” is picking it up.
Annie Ryan’s stage adaptation of the Eimear McBride novel is given a lucid and intimate revival at the Irish Repertory Theater.
In Mansa Ra’s heart-bruised new play, racism is a lethal force that menaces generations of Black American men.
The production lacks the power to unsettle despite a fine cast of killers and wannabes who changed, or at least made, history gunning for presidents.
The first post-shutdown live performance at New York Theater Workshop is almost a debriefing after the crisis we have endured.
The Olivier Award winner stars in “Caroline, or Change” in a role that pays tribute to “all Black women trying to make their way through this life.”
The Irish Repertory Theater returns to live performances with a domestic tragicomedy by Kevin Barry.
The play, tracing the rise and fall of the fabled financiers, finally opens on Broadway after successful runs in London and at the Park Avenue Armory.
The daring Manhattan theater reopens this month with a gorgeous puppet festival, proving it has lost none of its nerve during the pandemic.
Once a fan and now a pioneering female member of the hip-hop improv troupe Freestyle Love Supreme, she is “switching it up.”
Tina Satter’s “Is This a Room” and Lucas Hnath’s “Dana H.” are performing in rotation at the Lyceum. They spoke about the significance of telling the true stories of living peopl…
Aya Ogawa’s gentle, forthright reckoning of a play is a belated processing of the loss of a parent by a daughter who now has children of her own.
Xandra Nur Clark’s provocatively questing but overlong solo show is a compassionate portal into a topic often treated with prurience.
I made the calculations before I traveled, and decided to go for it. Double masked, I stepped off the plane and set off for a week of theater.
These young dancers have Broadway debuts in store when the industry reopens. Some of them have been waiting more than a year to show their stuff.
Arturo Luís Soria wrote and stars in a forgiving, yet cleareyed solo show about parental damage done.
Edward Einhorn’s “Alma Baya” is the bleak, humor-flecked tale of two clones on a distant planet who let a third inside their walls.
In “The Grown-Ups,” a play by Skylar Fox and Simon Henriques, audience members sit around a real fire in a backyard in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
When the Delta variant came to town, the Broadway stars, drag queens and comics were performing indoors again and the iffy summer of 2020 was just a memory.
A strong ensemble, music and movement round out the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival’s last production in its longtime home at Boscobel House and Gardens.
“Hilton Als Presents,” from New York Theater Workshop, features three of the playwright’s overlooked and often disparaged works.
A solo show about a marathoner rebuilding her life takes its audience on a 5K through Central Park. Running is optional, our critic insists.
We break down everything you need to navigate Broadway as it reopens.
It’s a tale that Will Power intends as cautionary, with cycles of history and human violence in mind.
One would think that everyone involved in the parody series “Schmigadoon!” was in love with the sometimes hokey, sometimes magical musical genre. Not quite.
Torrey Townsend’s backstage fiction is an indictment of the real world’s overwhelmingly white, disproportionately male theatrical establishment.
A live theatrical event in the Meatpacking district, featuring several playwrights and sets by David Rockwell, “turns New York itself into the playhouse.”
The playwright Lynn Nottage chose to share her Signature Theater residency with other artists rocked by 2020. The immersive result: “The Watering Hole.”