Craig Lucas’s play — about deafness, gayness, addiction, disease, faith and philosophy — puts a modern family to the test.
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Hanya Yanagihara’s best-selling novel includes many disturbing scenes. In a new production in Amsterdam, the director Ivo van Hove puts that cruelty center stage.
Stefano Massini’s poetically cadenced portrait of the life and death of the Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya lets facts speak for themselves.
Bobby Cannavale is a showy journalist, Daniel Radcliffe a stickler for the truth. In “The Lifespan of a Fact,” their face-off takes on epic proportions.
Albany politics in 1977 may not seem very scintillating. But Ms. Falco brings out the buried drama of an ambitious woman in a man’s political world.
A woman hunts for her former foster brother. Was he, like so many young black men, a victim of drugs or police or violence? Or did he just disappear?
Rob Roth’s new multimedia show uses video to try to capture the relationship between an obsessive fan and the actress who’s the object of his fantasies.
The playwright’s little-known artworks provide an intimate look at his preoccupation with eternal questions and his feeling of being an outsider.
Arthur Miller’s tragic World War II drama is to return to Broadway next spring via the Roundabout Theater Company.
In a piece she describes as “sort of a play,” the poet and singer journeys through her past, with a little help from her children.
Lucas Hnath’s Ibsen sequel will be seen at 27 theaters, and work by women is dramatically represented on American Theater magazine’s annual tally.
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
In plays like “Intractable Woman,” about a murdered investigative journalist, Stefano Massini seeks to create a “biopsy of reality.”
His 1994 play about a hedonistic 17th-century nobleman became a vehicle for Johnny Depp and John Malkovich.
A crop of new works written by their directors — or maybe directed by their playwrights — is lighting up stages in Berlin and Frankfurt at the beginning of the theater season.
She helped the famed director Peter Brook start an influential theater group in Paris and mount major productions like “The Mahabharata.”
What’s inside Agnes de Mille’s unopened 1963 letter? Rather than peeking, an organization is commissioning new work in her honor.
The almost-three-year renovation includes the 406-seat Linbury Theater, and more public spaces in the foyer.
Theater Mitu inaugurates a new home in Gowanus, Brooklyn, with a multimedia piece called “Remnant.”
Mikel Murfi’s virtuoso performance about the life and death of a redoubtable woman is a many-tongued wonder of Irish storytelling.