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Theater shrank to tiny proportions during the pandemic. Sometimes that’s a big plus.
For 40 Years, he was the man overseeing Rodgers and Hammerstein’s theatre properties including ‘The Sound of Music’ and ‘Carousel!’ After finally stepping down from the role, Ted C…
It has been a tough year for Broadway. Now it’s time to get tough on the show that too often honors investors instead of achievers.
Ted Chapin steps down as the head of the organization that makes sure you revisit “Oklahoma!” and keep hearing “The Sound of Music.”
Talking dogs, green screen thrillers and gold turtles: Online productions, intended as a stopgap, are testing the boundaries of what makes theater theater.
Linked vignettes from five songwriting teams offer lots of head-scratching switcheroos but little for the heart.
In Rinne B. Groff’s historical comedy, the failure of the Equal Rights Amendment in 1947 looks awfully familiar today.
New concerts from Sutton Foster, Jeremy Jordan and Marilyn Maye offer examples of what the most intimate art form can and can’t do.
Ethan Hawke and John Leguizamo star as Beckett’s tragicomic tramps — minus the comic part.
The much-loved Broadway soprano, who died in December, had one more miracle up her sleeve.
Set at a Southern barbecue, James Ijames’s hilarious update on Shakespeare sees a recipe for liberation in the story of family disaster.
Josh O’Connor and Jessie Buckley star as the star-crossed lovers in a compelling stage-film hybrid adaptation.
Erika Dickerson-Despenza’s play about Black women struggling to survive Hurricane Katrina gets an ear-tingling podcast production.
The monologuist appeared onstage, indoors, in front of a real audience, on the first day possible. Maybe he shouldn’t have rushed.
Fifty years ago, Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman exploded the Broadway “concept” musical by conjuring the bittersweet reunion of aging showgirls.
In the 50 years since the musical’s debut, revivals and concerts have served its great songs to great stars. Who’d be our Broadway babies 25 years from now?
Liza Birkenmeier’s new play about a shape-shifting teenager makes a fitting contribution to Theater in Quarantine’s revamp of the avant-garde.
Arts workers are protesting closings and occupying playhouses all over France. On Broadway, that drama has yet to open.
An uncanny new play imagines Meghan (and Kate, too) trapped in a nightmare palace where racism reigns.
Because of pandemic restrictions, a performance piece about refugees requires you to draw on yourself, in both senses
The tragedy of racism is only part of the story in two very different plays from London that carry a dimension of meaning not usually seen in this country.
A sparkling new recording of the 1964 musical makes half the case for Stephen Sondheim’s endlessly inventive score.
Four not-very-believable characters in a chain of monologues are rescued by a cast of exceptionally believable actors.
Samuel Bailey’s knockout professional debut isn’t so much about the pipeline to incarceration than about the toxic masculinity that keeps it flowing.
At home in the footlights, he knew the power of charm and every trick of the stage trade. But even after a celebrated “King Lear,” there was more to play.
Three new revues offer war horses, showstoppers and standards — but, even better, rarities.
All Ryan J. Haddad wants is a boyfriend. But his pride — or is it his prospects’ prejudice? — keeps getting in the way.
Pandemics and ordinary tragedies clash in Lauren Gunderson’s overwrought portrait of her husband, the virologist Nathan A. Wolfe.
With minimal rehearsal and production values, online events are becoming a distinct (and worthy) new genre of theater.
Pundits have likened the president to Lear, to Hamlet, to Macbeth, to Coriolanus. That may have been four years of wishful thinking.