How should we look at an old show with objectionable gender politics? As a historical curio, or as the next item on the cancel culture agenda?
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The play, called “Bella Bella” and written by Mr. Fierstein, casts him as the outspoken New York congresswoman and activist.
Matt Walker just got his big acting break in the farce “The Play That Goes Wrong.” But he’s not giving up his day job in a Nobel winner’s biology lab.
In her enthralling study of interracial relationships, featuring a brilliant Daveed Diggs, Suzan-Lori Parks parses the lies we live by.
Santino Fontana’s turn as a man in a wig comes at a time when Broadway has been reckoning with the idea that musical comedies need to offer fully realized female characters.
Artistic directors, the faces of local theater and tastemakers in their communities, have long been white men who have held the posts for many years. That’s changing.
Quincy Tyler Bernstine, now starring in “Marys Seacole,” is drawn to the toughest, brainiest roles. And playwrights are drawn to her to pull them off.
In John Guare’s Möbius strip of a play, John Larroquette is a playwright who finds himself trapped in a surreal mystery called “Nantucket Sleigh Ride.”
A team of workers spent Friday at the Park Avenue Armory putting together the centerpiece of the set for “The Lehman Trilogy,” an 800-square-foot transparent cube.
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
Mr. Doyle will also helm a production of “Macbeth” in a season that focuses on gothic horror, too, with “Dracula” and “Frankenstein.”
The company that controls the composers’ catalog cut a deal for 90 percent of the royalties for the singer’s remake of “My Favorite Things” just weeks before its release.
A threatening text message with a homophobic epithet leads to catastrophe for two families in a new play by Michael McKeever.
The wife-and-husband team of Sara Mearns and Joshua Bergasse talk about working together on “I Married an Angel” for Encores! Reader, she Lindy Hops.
Mr. Corden, a musical theater enthusiast who won a Tony Award himself in 2012, will preside over the award ceremony on June 9 at Radio City Music Hall.
The Powszechny Theater in Warsaw faced protests and acid attacks when it staged a play about the Catholic Church. Will its staging of “Mein Kampf” cause more uproar?
“Actually, We’re ______” follows four millennials dealing with love and infidelity, but it’s an unfunny play that would rather be a sitcom.
This meandering work of musical stand-up theater, from the TEAM and the National Theater of Scotland, probes the past and present of two nations.
Elba drives up with both a film and a Netflix series that revisit his other life, that of a D.J.
The play “Nassim,” which never features the same actor twice, reminded the acclaimed writer and performer of the power of listening.
If/when he manages to separate from his group of friends, Mr. Rannells will take a Swiffer to his floors, attempt to work out, or listen to a podcast.
With a few changes of emphasis and one major lyric rewrite, the 1948 musical comedy comes through detox as a bawdy, heady pleasure.