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Acclaimed in London, the two-part play about gay culture and the legacy of AIDS drew a chillier response in New York, where it is set.
Ivo van Hove’s attention-splintering revival of the immortal 1957 musical features new choreography, a ravishing orchestra and smothering visual effects.
Jerry Herman’s buoyant score is the highlight of this Encores! production about a troubled silent-movie-era romance.
Peter Brook and Thomas Ostermeier are presenting unfinished shows in Paris, offering a rare chance to see how their productions come together.
Compelling revivals make “Endgame” (with Alan Cumming and Daniel Radcliffe) and “Far Away” feel more unsettlingly relevant than ever.
What is the proper punishment for #MeToo-era infractions? Demonstrators have been calling for Amar Ramasar’s removal from the cast because of his role in a photo-sharing scandal at City Ba…
In literature and pop culture, women often come in threes, deriving power from solidarity even as they work to forge their own paths.
Alice Birch’s cleareyed and comfortless play follows three generations of women tethered to life by the thinnest possible filament.
Her signature performances included the title role in “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie” and Maria Callas in “Master Class.”
A new documentary play at the Public Theater weaves together interviews from people whose lives were forever changed by the 2010 mining disaster in West Virginia.
Minnesota’s Children’s Theater Company will present a play inspired by little-told stories of the wrenching Hormel strike: from kids on all sides of the dispute.
Donnetta Lavinia Grays is winningly uninhibited in her fable-like solo show about a community seduced by a mysterious benefactor.
The show will open in the late fall at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center in downtown Pittsburgh.
Classic Stage Company is running adaptations of two 19th-century horror classics in repertory. Don’t let that frighten you.
An immersive theater project in a dilapidated hotel aims to reanimate a Miami neighborhood’s past. It’s popular, but is it sanitizing gentrification?
“Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Story” will premiere at the Lyric Theatre in London’s West End next year.
The theatrical concert has been a critical and commercial success. A film version by Spike Lee is also on the way.
Drew Droege’s solo show is a laugh-out-loud funny social sendup, but it doesn’t add up to more than a series of vignettes.
James Ijames’s satire reconsiders a story that reaches back to our shared past, with an eye toward demolishing it in favor of a better future.
Berkeley’s Judith Butler is the star attraction in a stimulating if overlong performance piece by her fellow academic Alexandra Chasin.
An Illinois farm boy who came to New York to be a singer left an indelible mark on the Upper West Side co-op where he lived for more than six decades.
This murky and tedious reworking of Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s dark fable of love and lucre is illuminated by Lesley Manville’s dazzling star turn.
This multimedia concert and career retrospective forgets that the best way to honor the composer is to have a good time with his music.
An avant-garde Berlin director has sold out a 2,000-seat venue that usually draws crowds with death-defying acrobatics or rousing musical numbers.
In what he says will probably be his last work, a master playwright finds urgent lessons for the present in the past of a Viennese family.
She was one of the first black women to make the transition, propelled by the musical “Sweet Charity.” She also broke ground playing a black lesbian on TV.
In Sarah Einspanier’s fever-dream play, one half of a couple heads to Hollywood. The other gets an odd, and oddly familiar, new roommate.
Deirdre O’Connell has a peculiar challenge performing the recollections of Lucas Hnath's mother in his play “Dana H.” Give credit to earbuds and Epsom salts.
The former “Gilmore Girls” star and best-selling author shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week.
The Mint Theater Company pairs stage adaptations of short stories by the 19th-century Russian authors. They mesh like mismatched matryoshka dolls.
The creator of “A Soldier’s Play” has largely written for black theaters. But now he has the chance to remind the biggest audiences: African-Americans served, too.