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HBO’s newest series is a faithful rendering of the story by Elena Ferrante and a counterpoint to cable drama’s testosterone-driven past.
The word, which is increasingly applied to nonphysical things, beat out others, including “gaslighting,” “incel” and “techlash.”
How three Broadway actresses capture the essence of one superstar: Thank the costumes, “Burlesque” — and white teeth.
The service showed the Coens’ “Ballad of Buster Scruggs” on the big screen before streaming it. But the run — four days in three American theaters — frustrated film fans.
Playing a shabby acting coach in his first ongoing TV role since the 1970s, the “Wall Street” star confronts the realities of growing older, onscreen and in his own life.
The comics writer's new Wonder Woman arc asks if war, and the violence it begets, can ever be just.
What you need to know from Wednesday’s TV, music and movie news.
Four times recently he’s stopped his solo Broadway show to make his feelings known — gently but firmly. Getting too angry can backfire.
Hansol Jung’s industriously imaginative play uses visions of winged flight to explore the loneliness of two ambivalent lovers in Seoul.
John Doyle’s inventive revival of Brecht’s 1941 satire about Adolf Hitler is more impressive for theatrical ingenuity than topicality.
The unexpectedly popular production has already been extended four times at its original home, the Museum of Jewish Heritage.
A small museum show that concentrates on the ceramic works of a multidiscipline dynamo comes as something of a relief.
For nearly two decades, R&B took a back seat as rap grew into a cultural powerhouse. But a new class of singers devoted to the genre’s core principles is on the rise.
John Houck’s visual trickery; Svenja Deininger’s “Crescendo” paintings; Didier William’s eye-catching mixed-media works; and the poet John Ashbery’s demure treasures.
Oyinkan Braithwaite’s debut novel is about a Nigerian woman who assists her murderous sister in cleaning up crime scenes.
Two movie veterans return to TV in “The Kominsky Method,” a Hollywood sort-of-comedy from the sitcom king Chuck Lorre.
Our comic book reporter looks at how Stan Lee — the character and the person — recurred throughout his life.
Ms. Evans succeeds Tom Ridgely, one of the downtown theater company’s two founders.
The late actor delivers the 20th-century author’s prose like you’ve never heard it before.
The one-woman play by Phoebe Waller-Bridge will have a five-week run at SoHo Playhouse in the spring.
Mr. Bergé, the partner of Yves Saint Laurent, suppressed the film for years, but it is finally reaching theaters this month. Here’s what to expect.
Hear from the firefighters, the residents and the scientists trying to find solutions.
The film casts five women in the roles of juvenile delinquent boys and takes them on a rough journey to a bizarre island.
Quentin Bajac will leave the Museum of Modern Art to run the Jeu de Paume, France’s national photography museum.
Chantal Akerman’s 1978 film, largely overshadowed by her earlier masterpiece, “Jeanne Dielman” emerges in a 4K restoration to illuminate her inner life.
The Austrian festival has announced that operas exploring the myths of Oedipus, Medea and Orpheus will be on the bill next summer.
Julian Castro, the former San Antonio mayor and Obama cabinet member, reviews Ed Morales’s new book on the diversity and hybridity of Latino identity.
Movies have been teaching us lessons for their entire history. For a coming article, we are asking women to share what the movies taught them.
The “Late Late Show” host razzed the tech giant for the anticlimactic news that it would set up headquarters in New York and the Washington metro area.
The Spanish musician invests the genre’s complex, finger-clicking rhythms and deep, intense style of singing with playful samples and slogans with attitude.
A new sci-fi series debuts on YouTube Premium. And the CMA awards air on ABC.
In three auctions, there were some formidable prices, though eyebrows were raised at a number of intimidating estimates. And there were failures.
The director, writer and actress discusses taboos and shame in her new Hulu show “The Bisexual,” debuting Friday.
The first lady’s memoir arrives just ahead of her multicity arena tour.
Legendary Entertainment, home of “Batman Begins,” has optioned the series about unconventional heroes stranded in a farm community.
Claude Lanzmann’s documentary shares the stories of four women through installments that can be watched independently or together.
Andrew Roberts’s “Churchill: Walking With Destiny” tells the full story of an extraordinary life.
The singer accused West and Kid Cudi of copying her stage set. Their designer said Lorde “wasn’t the first person to use a floating glass box, she won’t be the last.”
Changes to “The Nutcracker” are part of a broader effort to re-examine how people of color are portrayed in the performing arts.
Three years after the terrorist attacks that killed 130 people, films, novels and memoirs allow survivors and others make some sense of what happened.
After its debut at the Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal, “A Crack in Everything” will open at the Jewish Museum next year.
The object, made of 24-karat gold, honors Robert Henry Lawrence Jr., the first African-American to train as an astronaut.
HBO has officially kicked off marketing for the eighth and final season of the fantasy epic, the biggest hit in its history.
Filled with food, music and hard toil, selections of the two-time poet laureate’s work are brought together in “Monument.”
Storage companies are scrambling to keep up growing demand by expanding their facilities and offering more services as collectors and galleries run out of room.
Mary Ceruti will lead the Walker after nearly 20 years at the SculptureCenter in Queens. The Walker’s last leader stepped down amid conflict over a sculpture.
The comics legend had dozens of winking cameos across the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as well as in indie films and on TV, both live-action and animated.
A monthslong celebration of the playwright a decade after his death is both exhilarating and exhausting in its urgency.
“Donald Trump is a well-known stickler for fire safety, because with all the hair spray he’s easily the most flammable president in U.S. history,” Stephen Colbert said.
Kiese Laymon’s memoir, “Heavy,” is a son’s unflinching portrait of a mother whose violent love and exacting expectations were meant to protect him from harm.
Grab those tissues: “We’ll Meet Again” is back for Season 2. And a reboot of a 1980s cartoon has its premiere on Netflix.
After eight years of development, a peppy musical about the value of persistence proves its own point.
Amazon promises tens of thousands of new jobs, but should we expect more than that?
Mr. Rain was a regular on the stage at the Stratford Festival for decades, but he was perhaps best known for his chilly voice in “2001: A Space Odyssey.”
In a tribute comic, Brian Michael Bendis reflects on the first time he met Stan Lee and how Mr. Lee inspired him in his two-decade career at Marvel Comics.
Time travel, princesses of power and a documentary about the darkest parts of the internet.
A Russian zoological museum filled with centuries-old specimens finds renewed relevance in the age of genetics.
Topping the charts this week: One of rap’s biggest producers and “Thank U, Next,” a surprise smash about Grande’s exes.
In “Let It Bang,” the African-American journalist RJ Young writes of learning about firearms in order to nurture a connection with his white father-in-law.