Halley Feiffer’s “Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow” turns the master’s refined Russians into “Mean Girls.”
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Miranda Haymon’s play relocates Kafka’s horrific tale of punishment to a contemporary world where African-American men are expendable entertainment.
Isaac Gomez’s one-woman play follows the trail violence in a city on the Mexican border.
A new leader is about to take over from the Williamsburg theater’s founders. A festival there now offers a sense of her transgressive, slightly bonkers vision (sour cream included).
In this retelling of Euripides’ tragedy of an abandoned lover, the heroine is a shy seamstress in seclusion in the Queens neighborhood of Corona.
What do two contemporary playwrights have in common with Anton Chekhov? A bunch.
Finding spots for the pop songs, credited to 161 writers, and getting the rights, was no cancan.
The hit Yiddish-language rendition of the classic musical celebrates its first birthday today. An illustrator recently captured what the show meant to a unique audience — refugees.
An underwhelming official lineup led many festivalgoers to branch out into the less well-known complimentary program.
Burt Lancaster is celebrated nearly 40 different ways; “Mum” crosses the pond; and a fierce, fiddling Finn, Pekka Kuusisto, comes to town.
Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival presents a music-theater adaptation of one of the poet’s dramatic monologues.
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
The “Oslo” playwright J.T. Rogers found himself moved stitching a story he thought he knew well: “It is a piece about hope and wonder.”
The playwright, Robert Schenkkan, also wrote the Tony-winning “All the Way,” about an earlier chapter of the Johnson presidency.
The Carole King musical has grossed nearly $250 million since opening on Broadway in 2014.
“Havel: The Passion of Thought,” along with work by Harold Pinter and one by Samuel Beckett (dedicated to Havel), takes on morality and tyranny.
The 2019-20 season also features appearances by André Aciman and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
She appeared onscreen with Meryl Streep, won an award for her Off Broadway work, and later distinguished herself as a writer and a teacher.
A tenure that included 60 concert presentations of classic shows and led to several Broadway productions will conclude with “Thoroughly Modern Millie.”
In an adaptation for a theater in Sheffield, England, the tiger at the center of Yann Martel’s best-selling book comes startlingly to life.
In this latter-day variation on Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible,” the young British dramatist Chris Urch creates a portrait of gay love under siege.
The Saturday night outage prompted 26 shows to cancel performances, and led to a $3.5 million drop in the industry’s weekly grosses.
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.
Michael Gordon and Deborah Artman’s unsettling chamber opera, directed by Daniel Fish, unfolds with the scraping sounds of a horror film.
The young, gay, black creator of the musical “A Strange Loop” talks about his process, Liz Phair, soap operas and just about everything else.