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This gentle musical, a hit at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, combines Scottish folklore and live looping technology.
59E59 Theaters is putting a spotlight on a midcareer artist whose work has seldom been seen locally.
Target Margin Theater stages an enchanting riff on “One Thousand and One Nights” inside an old Brooklyn garage. Tea and pastries included, blankets welcome.
Lucas Hnath’s play brought the invaluable Off Broadway performer her first Tony Award nomination.
How did the actress feel after receiving her eighth Tony nomination? “I don’t know. I just woke up. It feels great.”
Twenty-five years after it was a hit Off Broadway, the playwright’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work debuted on Broadway this season.
Sara Bareilles and Neil Patrick Harris lead a starry Encores! revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s sweet-sour musical.
Longacre Theater, New York
Sam Gold’s inventively staged take on the classic tragedy has its moments but there’s something missing at the centre
For tragedy to really tear your heart out…
The return of the Scottish play (that’s “Macbeth” to the rest of you) is a reminder of the idiosyncratic rituals and routines that bring actors comfort.
Thornton Wilder’s antic play, from 1942, packs in an ice age, a deluge and midcentury décor. This Lincoln Center production is the maximalist revival it deserves.
The playwright also stars in his latest Broadway production, a dark-hued drama about a town council meeting
Is there anything more American than a town council meeting? It’s apple pie, bas…
Circle on the Square Theatre, New York
Laurence Fishburne and Sam Rockwell bring star power to this umpteenth revival but there’s a staleness they struggle to overcome
How funny to think t…
The actor is back on Broadway for a revival of David Mamet’s “American Buffalo.” He discusses his other must-haves, like a chef’s knife, trampolines and crystals.
From Bated Breath Theater Company, the antics of this show, which winds through the East Village, offer little insight into Andy Warhol or his work.
Hudson Theatre, New York
Sex and the City star plays well opposite her husband Matthew Broderick in an overlong triptych of bitter relationship tales
A junior suite at the Plaza Hotel will r…
The author of “The Lehman Trilogy” sets his new work in a fictional textiles factory, where workers debate in real time the new owners’ demands.
An actress with an obsessive work ethic, Messing is learning to make a cake onstage in “Birthday Candles” on Broadway.
The former “Grey’s Anatomy” star is making his Broadway debut in “Take Me Out.” For that, he said, “I needed to go into a very unknown place.”
Her new play, “Confederates,” straddles two eras, exploring what liberation means to a present-day academic and an enslaved woman in the 1860s.
We spoke to four playwrights — JC Lee, Charly Evon Simpson, Bryna Turner and Ana Nogueira — whose new shows invite audiences to laugh (even if some laughs catch in the throat).
Daniel K. Isaac, a theater actor with a steady gig on the series “Billions,” is appearing at the Public in Lloyd Suh’s play “The Chinese Lady.”
The playwright Sanaz Toossi on her two comedies about Iranian women, both debuting this season: “English” and “Wish You Were Here.”
John Douglas Thompson stars in Arin Arbus’s caustic and assertive new production of the Shakespeare play.
The pandemic has reshaped aspects of the show, which reopens Feb. 14, but its once and future influence on the theatrical life of the city remains undeniable.
This hybrid of theater and game asks us to consider homelessness empathetically but can’t overcome the friction between education and entertainment.
A lighthouse keeper, the nephew living with her and a Japanese employee are on alert for U-boats and graver threats in this chamber musical set in 1942.
“Somebody Somewhere,” a bittersweet comedy on HBO, will likely surprise viewers who know Everett as a self-proclaimed “cabaret wildebeest.”
The playwright says her semi-autobiographical works, including her new play for Atlantic Theater Company, help to provide a measure of clarity about painful experiences.
Under the Radar, Prototype and the Exponential Festival, annual January beacons of experimental work, have canceled their in-person offerings.
In seeking to turn historical women into yassified contemporary heroines, pop culture creators are narrowing what female success can look like.