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Three new virtual productions, set in haunted homes and an interactive hotel, give you the excitement of exploring spaces that are off limits.
With playhouses closed, theater fans have taken drama into their own hands and mouths, forming play reading groups online and off.
This interactive play gives voice to marginalized people, while also asking its audience to mistrust them.
In HBO Max’s “Made for Love,” the “Palm Springs” actress again dismantles romantic clichés. “I didn’t get into this to be a handbag to a man’s story,” she said.
When Broadway shut, stage doors found a new way to open — on digital platforms that offer private lessons, birthday videos and meet and greets with stars.
Two critics, hungry for live performance, weigh whether they’re ready to take a health risk for “Blindness,” which opens in New York next month.
Gorgeous but thin, this half-hour experiment from the Royal Shakespeare Company turns Puck into an avatar and “theatergoers” into fireflies.
“We Play Ourselves” finds a struggling playwright exiled to Los Angeles and obsessing over New York. Then she meets the manipulative filmmaker next door.
Hiring couples to act together allows us to see two people in one virtual space. For the couples themselves, though, it can feel like “there’s no escape.”
Is theater even theater when you watch it on your laptop? Ask the artists who’ve blurred the boundaries between live and filmed performance for years.
Marches and parades are on pause this year. But streamed events and exhibitions are still commemorating King’s achievements.
The Under the Radar Festival entries “Capsule” and “Disclaimer” explore intimacy, isolation and identity. Bring your own fenugreek.
Thanks to streaming, two American critics got to binge a bunch of the holiday extravaganzas. So how does this silly British tradition translate?
“Stars in the House,” a variety show and fund-raiser, started just after the Broadway shutdown. Some 250 episodes later, its creators won’t quit.
Stream productions of reimagined fairy tales and Christmas standards like ‘A Christmas Carol’ being staged at theaters around the world.
Theatermakers are devising new, immersive ways to engage children, with a few sending boxes of props and set pieces to your home.
It wasn’t the year for celebration. But watching innovation flourish inspired our chief critic, while other writers found the joys of the stage in other media.
Williamstown Theater Festival’s summer season is now a winter experiment, all on audio. That includes “A Streetcar Named Desire,” recorded in actor’s closets.
With its latest show, the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles has cornered the American market on long-running, agreeable online theater.
An all-star cast came together, remotely and in socially distanced shoots, to turn Ta-Nehisi Coates’s memoir into a vivid amalgam of art, music and performance for HBO.
Connection or isolation? Intensity or escape? This spate of shows that put the watcher to work are rewarding, but often in contrasting ways.
A musical satire reframes the origins of the invasion of Iraq as a story of bureaucratic bungles and spy games gone catastrophically wrong.
The immersive games are reinventing for online, at-home play — which is no surprise, an industry expert said: “These folks are deeply creative, and they’re scrappy.”
Sarah Kane’s 1999 play, performed live at the Chichester Festival Theater and available to stream this week, meditates on power and powerlessness, and makes specific devastation feel unive…
Theaters may be closed, but streamers and studios are flocking to the stage to meet the insatiable demand for content.
Three British companies reimagine a murder mystery for the virtual stage. Except there’s no stage, and no part of it is live.
The goal: a comedy about mistaken racial identity inspired by protests over “Miss Saigon.” The result: a backstage farce that never got to opening night.
In New York, trick-or-treating has been curtailed, and parades called off. But there are plenty of ways to please and spook the little ones.
An immersive work at the Wild Project asks the sole audience member to consider the value of life while role playing as an office worker involved in calculating risk of death.
The playwright whips up a virtual ensemble of eccentrics, but his vision feels out of step with the moment.
A strange year for Broadway, with fewer shows than usual eligible for major awards, has brought up an equally strange, if intriguing, set of nominees
“What?” James Monroe Iglehart said. …