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Ian Shaw plays his father, Robert Shaw, in “The Shark Is Broken,” a comedy based on the troubled production of the 1975 film “Jaws.”
In adapting a beloved franchise for the stage, the creative team sought to develop the story for new audiences while remaining true to the spirit of the films.
Years before “Will & Grace,” Hayes was a classical pianist. In the new Broadway play “Good Night, Oscar,” he returns to the piano to portray a famously troubled musician and witt…
A fan of musical theater, Rian Johnson had long hoped to land the two stars. But he was already in the editing phase when they agreed to take part.
The actor adds to his body of knowledge with a starry production of the August Wilson play and a once-in-a-lifetime moment with Robert De Niro on “Amsterdam.”
The acclaimed British actor explains the links between his tour de force stage turn and a recent string of subdued screen roles.
The comedian is starring in “Mr. Saturday Night,” a musical version of his 1992 movie about an aging performer who won’t accept that his time in the spotlight is up.
When your whole filmmaking career has been one of unexpected twists and turns, how do you surprise yourself? Adapt a Shakespeare play.
The actor, a star of Broadway musicals like “Dear Evan Hansen,” talks about playing the leader of the Jets in Steven Spielberg’s remake.
Lily Tomlin, who first performed this comically cosmic play, and Jane Wagner, its author, discuss a new production with Cecily Strong and Leigh Silverman, its new star and director.
Teachers urged him to cultivate a more ethnically ambiguous image. He refused, and now he’s having a breakout moment.
The choice to have the Tesla and SpaceX billionaire host “S.N.L.” has drawn praise, criticism and some veiled pushback from the show’s own cast members.
The star and co-creator of “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” wryly explores adolescent angst, adult trauma and musical theater in a new memoir, “I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are.”
The musical based on the grandiose Meat Loaf album shines a light on its songwriter, Jim Steinman, and the many twists and turns it took to get both projects made.
For just $3,500, the drama club at North Bergen High School recreated Ridley Scott’s 1979 horror thriller on stage, reaching a global audience, too.
The play, called “Bella Bella” and written by Mr. Fierstein, casts him as the outspoken New York congresswoman and activist.
Even the cast and creators are working out what the stage adaptation of the prescient 1976 film means right now.
The Emmy-winning actor, who won accolades in London for playing a deranged anchorman in “Network,” isn’t so sure his character is wrongheaded.
Mr. Cranston will reprise his role as the unraveling news anchor Howard Beale in this adaptation of Paddy Chayefsky’s Academy Award-winning satire.
Ms. McAdams, of “Spotlight,” “The Notebook” and “Mean Girls,” talks about her competitive side and returning to a comedic role in “Game Night.”
A musical based on the sitcom aims to open the windows of that cramped Kramden apartment to let in a “contemporary worldview.”
A musical of “The Honeymooners” aims to open the windows of that cramped Kramden apartment to let in a “contemporary worldview.”
Scott Carter, a longtime late-night producer, talks about the creative and spiritual journey that led him from the profane to the sacred.
His one-man show, “The Terms of My Surrender,” is opening at the Belasco Theater. But theater audiences in New York may already be part of his choir.
Mr. Key, the “Key & Peele” co-star, talks about his Netflix series, “Friends From College”; shooting his first nude scenes; and playing Horatio in “Hamlet.”
These writers and performers are using the warmer months to take some risks, test themselves and expand their talents onstage.
The Roundabout Theater Company’s production, directed by Anne Kauffman, has a prominently female cast.
The “House of Cards” star is showing his stage roots with a performance as Clarence Darrow — in a tennis stadium — and a gig hosting the Tony Awards.
Laura Benanti, the Tony-winning actress and a new mother, talks with her own mom, Linda, a former stage actress and co-star of her new cabaret show.
Mr. Martin takes a rare, retrospective dive into his stand-up career to find lessons for aspiring comics and reflect on what he’s learned.
Post-“S.N.L.,” Mr. Killam is ready to become the perfectly blustery British monarch on Broadway.