theater


Review: Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville Lead a Hard-Run ‘Long Day’s Journey’

Review: Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville Lead a Hard-Run ‘Long Day’s Journey’

Lesley Manville and Jeremy Irons in “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

At First Performance of ‘My Fair Lady,’ the Drama Was Offstage

At First Performance of ‘My Fair Lady,’ the Drama Was Offstage

A program for the world premiere production of “My Fair Lady” in New Haven.

Review: Bad Girl Makes Good in a Glorious ‘Carmen Jones’

Review: Bad Girl Makes Good in a Glorious ‘Carmen Jones’

Anika Noni Rose, center, stirring passion and resentment in the title role of “Carmen Jones,” Oscar Hammerstein II’s adaptation of Bizet’s “Carmen.”

Review: ‘Jerry Springer,’ Sacred and Profane, Triumphantly Sings Again

Review: ‘Jerry Springer,’ Sacred and Profane, Triumphantly Sings Again

Terrence Mann as the title character and Will Swenson, seated, as his infernal nemesis in “Jerry Springer — The Opera.” A hit in London almost 15 years ago, the show is finally getting a full-fledged production in New York.

7 More Adventurous Theater Directors to Look Out For

7 More Adventurous Theater Directors to Look Out For

Katie Mitchell’s production of Alice Birch’s “Anatomy of a Suicide” played at the Royal Court Theater in London in 2017.

Long Wharf Theater Leader Is Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Long Wharf Theater Leader Is Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Long Wharf Theater, in New Haven, has been a prominent American stage company for decades, earning the Tony Award for best regional theater and regularly transferring productions to Broadway.

Review: A Raucous Wake for ‘Our Lady of 121st Street’

Review: A Raucous Wake for ‘Our Lady of 121st Street’

From left, Hill Harper, Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Dierdre Friel and Kevin Isola in “Our Lady of 121st Street” at the Signature Theater.

Women Set London’s Stages Ablaze

Women Set London’s Stages Ablaze

Lia Williams as a charismatic schoolteacher in the title role of “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie,” directed by Polly Findlay at the Donmar Warehouse in London.

A Play About Race and Memory, With Fresh Wounds All Around

A Play About Race and Memory, With Fresh Wounds All Around

January LaVoy rehearsing for “Native Guard,” which is now being staged at the Atlanta History Center.

A Show About Indigenous Canadians Has a Glaring Omission: Indigenous Canadian Actors

A Show About Indigenous Canadians Has a Glaring Omission: Indigenous Canadian Actors

For the second time this month, the Quebec theater director Robert Lepage is facing criticism over the casting of a show.

Tom Hollander Is Starring on Broadway, Poor Guy

Tom Hollander Is Starring on Broadway, Poor Guy

The “Travesties” star Tom Hollander, on the pleasures of acting: “It’s like going on holiday without having to get on an airplane.”

Review: Hope and Restraint at the Tonys. Then Came Robert De Niro.

Review: Hope and Restraint at the Tonys. Then Came Robert De Niro.

Robert De Niro, introducing Bruce Springsteen, used President Trump’s name three times in a short, obscene salvo.

Review: Hip-Hopping With the Stars in ‘Half Time’

Review: Hip-Hopping With the Stars in ‘Half Time’

Vintage talents on display: Donna McKechnie, Lori Tan Chinn, Lillias White, Lenora Nemetz, Georgia Engel, Kay Walbye, André De Shields, Madeleine Doherty and Nancy Ticotin.

A Broadway Bigwig Lampoons Trump, Despite Family Ties

A Broadway Bigwig Lampoons Trump, Despite Family Ties

Jordan Roth, a prominent Broadway theater owner and producer, appearing in his new video series, which opened with a raunchy attack on President Trump.

Review: The ‘Dolly’ Parade Marches On, Now With a New Star

Review: The ‘Dolly’ Parade Marches On, Now With a New Star

Bernadette Peters, who is taking over the role of Dolly Levi in “Hello, Dolly!” from Bette Midler. The hit musical revival introduced four fresh principals on Thursday evening.

How an Anxious-Adolescent Musical (No, Not That One) Found Its Fans

How an Anxious-Adolescent Musical (No, Not That One) Found Its Fans

Will Connolly (center) as a high school student who takes steps to turn cool in the Two River Theater production of “Be More Chill.”


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