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With the return of “Hamilton,” “The Lion King,” “Wicked” and “Chicago,” and the opening of “Lackawanna Blues,” one of New York’s most important industries is trying to …
We visit the “Hadestown” company and a new playwright, share backstage performances, and answer your theater questions in the “Offstage” series finale.
Embodying the Thornton Wilder character “helped heal something inside me that I hadn’t even realized had been broken,” says one.
Many seasonal mainstays have been reimagined for online viewing this year. Here are some of our favorites, from “A Christmas Carol” to Handel’s “Messiah.”
Readers said “Sweeney Todd” and “Wicked,” among other classics, made them fall in love with musicals. One sheepishly confessed: “Starlight Express.”
Our critic confesses she discovered musicals via the widely panned film adaptation of “Rent,” a flop. We want to hear from readers: What was your first favorite?
Toppling arches, swarming mosquitoes and celebrity encounters are among the singular summer sensations readers can still recall.
Join The New York Times for an original play from some of the brightest young voices working today.
Exploring the season that was, and wasn’t, and protests to remake the Great White Way. Plus Mary-Louise Parker and the casts of “Company” and “Six.”
Some readers are primed to take their seats, masks on, but more are hesitant: “My love of theater is not so important to me that I risk dying for it.”
Furious, despairing, yet inescapably entertaining, often in the very same show, featuring Chita Rivera, Nathan Lane and Zoe Caldwell, to name a few.
“The Rosie O’Donnell Show” returns for a night with streaming and the Metropolitan Opera will have a week of Wagner starting on Monday. Here is a list of digital content.
What is your favorite Sondheim song and why?
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Metropolitan Opera are among other institutions that have suspended their programs. Here’s a list of closures and cancellations.
Téa Leoni is president in her series’ final season; and the Shakespeare veteran Corey Stoll tackles the Scottish king.
The actor stars in Soderbergh’s “The Laundromat” and Almodóvar’s “Pain and Glory”; and Jill Soloway’s TV series wraps up as a musical.
Burt Lancaster is celebrated nearly 40 different ways; “Mum” crosses the pond; and a fierce, fiddling Finn, Pekka Kuusisto, comes to town.
A new level of kawaii with a Japanese pop group, a triple-threat art option at Bard College and a Riley Stearns movie that takes on karate and fear.
“Mac Beth” actors wear school uniforms, Julia Michaels is at Bowery Ballroom, and Honor Swinton Byrne appears in “The Souvenir.”
HBO introduces the documentary by Erin Lee Carr chronicling the abuse Larry Nassar inflicted on girls and women in the guise of therapy.
A classic movie streaming service arrives; a singer tours in Brooklyn; and Acorn TV debuts a new series.
A dance company celebrates the 19th amendment; a play about Rupert Murdoch hits Broadway; and an alt-pop duo returns to the U.S.
Michelle Dorrance brings three distinct programs to City Center; Jackson and others are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame; and an artist gets a retrospective in D.C.
Elba drives up with both a film and a Netflix series that revisit his other life, that of a D.J.
Fresh from sharing a major award with Grandmaster Flash, the violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter returns to Carnegie Hall with Lambert Orkis nearly 30 years after her debut there.
Highlights from The New York Times Culture Calendar, your monthly cure for FOMO.
With over 100 performances to come in his long goodbye tour, Elton John returns to New York City this month to play four nights.
No need to go to Venice to see Giorgione’s “La Vecchia.” Fresh from conservation, the 500-year-old canvas is on view at Cincinnati Art Museum.
Broadway, Wagner’s “Ring,” the opening of the Shed: what our critics and writers are looking forward to this season.
The brash saxophonist performs at the Apollo; Season 2 of “At Home With Amy Sedaris" begins; and the Spanish dancer returns to Manhattan.