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With its commitment to presenting free spectacles, the event has become one of the country’s more prominent multidisciplinary events.
The Shaw Festival in Canada is staging the novelist’s 1901 script, discovered only a few years ago. But how to get its mix of satire and melodrama just right?
Memoirs by his collaborators are among the works available now, and several others are on the horizon.
At this year’s Shaw Festival in Ontario, a favorite melodrama is reimagined, and other plays grapple with femininity and gender fluidity.
One hundred years ago this month, the interfaith marriage comedy “Abie’s Irish Rose” kicked off a five-year Broadway run — critics be damned.
The lyricist and composer, who died on Friday, wrote dozens of piercing tunes for Broadway. Here is a selection of them, as lean as a Sondheim couplet.
The playwright Keenan Scott II, the director Steve H. Broadnax III and others discuss how “a timeless piece” for Black actors has evolved over 15 years.
The composer and lyricist, who died at 92, was a trailblazer in virtually every field she touched.
James C. Nicola, who balanced provocative programming with shows aimed at Broadway, will have served 34 years as artistic director.
With a virtual performance marking the Broadway musical’s anniversary, original cast and creative team members talk about losing Jonathan Larson and carrying on his legacy.
The musical comedy will be livestreamed from England, with a quarantined cast and tickets aiding more than 30 global venues.
How Adam Schlesinger and his writing partner created what may be the most outrageous opening number the broadcast has ever seen.
Miranda’s rap. Rylance’s poems. Jackman’s pelvis. And a brassy reunion for Bea Arthur and Angela Lansbury. Now set your clock for “Turkey Lurkey Time.”
It often seems like safety first on Broadway, but the commercial stage has historically been home to shows that push buttons — and ring alarms.
Kimberley Rampersad will present “Man and Superman” at the Shaw Festival.
It was the season of “Hair” vs. “1776” and the arrival of a young actor named Al Pacino.
Underwriting the heart-rending “Everything Is Wonderful” has prompted a Baltimore couple to learn more about the car crash that killed their son.
Galt MacDermot helped welcome rock musicians to Broadway. Then hip-hop artists like Run-DMC welcomed him.
In “Usual Girls,” “Dance Nation” and other plays, actors are playing characters that are sometimes decades younger than they are. Here’s how it works.
A downtown theater has cleared the house to make room for Samuel D. Hunter’s pairing “Lewiston/Clarkston.”
With two more high-profile plays opening in New York this season — and a huge movie deal in the works — Theresa Rebeck’s time may have come.
Shakespeare finds his way into many a musical, from faithful adaptations to breakthrough works like “Hair.”
The creators of “Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope” took their bighearted revue all the way to Broadway. A concert production will show how it plays today.
The rock musical moved to Broadway in April 1968, and it quickly became an inescapable part of American culture. Readers share what the show means to them.
Under a new artistic director, one of the biggest stage festivals in North America is experimenting with pop-up shows and audience interaction. Of course, “Saint Joan” is on the bill, to…
Hal Prince, who helped bring “Cabaret,” “Evita” and “Sweeney Todd” to Broadway, talks with Jason Robert Brown about the musical revue “Prince of Broadway.”
How a theater troupe called Improbable dramatizes psychological experiments described in a controversial 2004 book.
Carol Channing originated the musical role of Dolly Levi and was considered irreplaceable. Now Bette Midler steps into a long line of her successors.
Mr. Ludwig is bringing a famous Agatha Christie mystery to the stage at the McCarter Theater in Princeton, N.J.
As “Jitney” prepares to open on Broadway, stars like Phylicia Rashad and Laurence Fishburne talk about the playwright.
A fanciful adaptation of this ancient Jewish legend fits well with this company’s dependence on useful, risky technology.