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Ms. Yee won the outstanding new American play award for “Cambodian Rock Band,” and Ms. Backhaus’s “India Pale Ale” won promising new American play.
Air-quality concerns have cost the theater festival about $2 million in ticket sales and led to cancellations of free outdoor performances.
“Sakina’s Restaurant,” which originally ran in 1998, will play at the Minetta Lane Theater in October. A Patti Smith show is also in the new lineup.
The New York International Fringe Festival will be split into two, with one slate in Manhattan and a “bring your own venue” slate in the other boroughs.
The season — with work by Melanie Maar, Miguel Gutierrez and Niall Jones — is focused on creative process, ahead of a move to a new facility in 2020.
Craig Peterson, the artistic director of the center, says the new season will focus how local issues on the Lower East Side mirror national concerns.
Other presidents have dawdled, too, but President Trump is the first to go this long without awarding national medals in the arts and humanities.
Several world premieres are part of the 2018-19 season at La Mama Experimental Theater Club, which won the 2018 regional theater Tony Award.
They include a musical version of Amy Heckerling’s “Clueless,” Edie Falco’s turn as a Democratic political operative and a new play by Jesse Eisenberg.
These are the winners of the 72nd annual Tony Awards.
Ms. Washington and Steven Pasquale will star in the Broadway debut of Christopher Demos-Brown’s “American Son,” beginning in October.
Melody Herzfeld, a survivor of the school shooting in Florida, will be given an excellence in theater education award from the Tonys and Carnegie Mellon University.
The live telecast version of the musical will follow “Jesus Christ Superstar,” which aired in April and starred John Legend and Sara Bareilles.
The French actress will star in a play by Florian Zeller on a roster that also includes a musical based on “The Secret Life of Bees.”
Young Jean Lee’s “Straight White Men,” the first Broadway production of a play by an Asian-American female playwright, will start the season in June.
The nominated shows, actors, designers and more.
When the rock musical opened on Broadway in April 1968, our critic called it the first “in some time to have the authentic voice of today.”
The teen drama’s musical episode, which airs Wednesday, is part of a tradition of television shows dipping into musical theater.
“The Remains of the Day” will have its debut in Northampton, England, in February, and “White Teeth” will take its first bow in London in October.
“The Waverly Gallery” will feature Michael Cera and Lucas Hedges along with Ms. May, who has not appeared on Broadway in more than 50 years.
Works by Anna Deavere Smith, Martyna Majok, Heidi Schreck, Jeremy O. Harris and Madeleine George are slated to run.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar chose Ms. Nanako Winkler’s play “God Said This” from more than 1,600 submissions.
Roundabout Theater Company announced Tuesday that its new production of “True West” will begin previews in December at the American Airlines Theater.
Playwrights talk about how to use profanities for maximum effect — and how they can backfire.
Three plays about contemporary America will be staged during the 2018-19 season, including a double bill of Samuel D. Hunter’s “Lewiston” and “Clarkston.”
The revival of Harvey Fierstein’s multipart play about the life of a drag performer will open at the Helen Hayes Theater in November.
The production, created by Richard Curtis and John Doyle, will feature new songs by the composer and some of his most well-known.
The Off Broadway theater will present works by Craig Lucas and Halley Feiffer, as well as the first major New York showings for Larissa FastHorse and Tori Sampson.
Matthew Broderick, Mary-Louise Parker and Tavi Gevinson will appear this summer in plays by Douglas Carter Beane, Adam Rapp and Carson McCullers.
Ms. Perlman will assume Ms. O’Donnell’s part in the New Group production of David Rabe’s “Good for Otto.”
For the first time, a production from Public Works, the Public Theater’s participatory theater program, will be part of the free summer shows in Central Park.