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A Broadway revival of “Death of a Salesman” has a Black lead for the first time, giving Pierce a chance to step into a role he was “born to play.”
A handful of works deal with the many questions of nourishment and nurture. How we feed. How we are fed.
This three-actor play initiates a dialogue with Georg Büchner’s “Woyzeck,” examining men’s violence against women.
David Strathairn is remarkable in a solo show about Jan Karski, who was profoundly changed by what he witnessed during World War II.
We spoke to three actors and a playwright — Gregg Mozgala, Bonnie Milligan, Solea Pfeiffer and Noah Diaz — who are taking big shots this season.
The comedian Kate Berlant’s latest experiment, directed by Bo Burnham at the Connelly Theater, positions her as an actress with a semi-traumatic origin story.
The Broadway legend, who has won more Tony awards than any other performer, on what ‘the American songbook’ means to her
“I’m trying to get to the truth of why I’m singing this son…
Daniel K. Isaac’s stylistically daring play at La MaMa doesn’t quite fulfill its promise, but it suggests the playwright has more stories to tell.
This shimmering Shakespeare adaptation at the Delacorte Theater retains the outline of the original, while making space for songs. You don’t have to sing along, though you may want to.
The Tony-winning Broadway actor has made a career playing powerful women. Her latest is a drug queenpin inspired by 50 Cent’s mother in the newest “Power” series on Starz.
The new Elton John-Shaina Taub musical, based on the popular film about a fashion-world ingénue and her demanding boss, isn’t yet ready-to-wear.
Themes of change, death and rebirth abound in this peculiar production, a triumph of style and low-budget ingenuity.
Anne Washburn’s 2012 play about a post-pandemic society reckoning with loss has not aged at all, our critic writes.
The Encores! revival of this fairy-tale musical, with songs by Stephen Sondheim, arrives on Broadway with its humor, wonder and humanity intact.
Piety is just a pose in Ashley Tata’s gender-swapped production of Molière’s tragicomedy at Bard’s SummerScape festival.
A new comedy by Steph Del Rosso starts as a satire of conservatives, then takes aim at progressives. Too bad the jokes barely cut either side.
Our writer checked out two very different experiences in New York. In Netflix’s TV re-creation, you fight Demogorgons. In “Cascando,” you walk off your existential angst.
We spoke to the veteran actress as she returned to work, preparing for the opening of her new Off Broadway show “Corsicana.”
With war as a backdrop, Gab Reisman’s lively comedy is content to hang out with a motley group of women at the dawn of modern capitalism.
Adapted from a 13th-century drama, Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig’s play is part ghost story, murder mystery and family melodrama.
Atlantic Theater, New York
The comic’s memoir, about trauma and incontinence, lands on stage after a long delay with wit, depth and fart jokes
A musical about trauma, fart jokes and incont…
The musical is Somi Kakoma’s thank-you note, written across generations, to the South African singer and activist Miriam Makeba.
Mara Vélez Meléndez’s “Notes on Killing Seven Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Board Members” ferociously explores the intersection of the personal and the political.
A historical drama revisits a 19th-century scheme in which Irish girls of “good character” were encouraged to immigrate to Australia.
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.