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Here’s How to See Jeremy Strong and Michael Imperioli on Broadway

Review: John Douglas Thompson and Alfred Molina’s clash of titans transcends dated ‘Inherit the Wind’; Director Michael Michetti

'Office’ star Steve Carell is headed to Broadway; Chekhov's “Uncle Vanya”

What Made Me Love Theatre Even More? Leaving a Bad Show at the Intermission

Backstage: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Reunite on Day of the Dead at L.A. Opera’s Latest Production

Review: Michael Shannon and Paul Sparks Are Well Worth Waiting for Godot; Shannon and Sparks bring uncommon clarity to Beckett's classic in this Theatre for a New Audience production

Meet Gabriel Massan the Artist Behind the Dreamlike Sets of Madonna’s New Tour

The Pop Idol Collaborated With The Video Game Designer and Worldbuilding Artist Gabriel Massan

War Sparked ‘In-depth Discussion’ over Jewish Gag Behind Scenes of ‘Spamalot’

Sara Bareilles on Love, Anxiety And A New Film Version of ‘Waitress’, Her Broadway Musical

Review: “Harmony” Makes a Tuneful, Tearful Premiere on Broadway After 25 Years in the Making; Barry Manilow's musical; Based on the true story of the Comedian Harmonists, a troupe of Jewish singers in Berlin in 1934

The Arts Center at Ground Zero Is Finally Here. Can Bill Rauch Make It Work?; Rauch has been called the “nicest man in show business.” Now he’s trying to bring the spirit of community theatre to a building that cost half a billion dollars.

Broadway: David Byrne’s Remarkable “Here Lies Love” Will Close November 26th Despite Rave Reviews

'Spamalot' on Broadway: Meet the Knights of the Round Table in an Exclusive First Look; Vanity Fair brings you the first look at the cast of Spamalot in costume, chain mail and all

Celebrity Sexpot Megan Fox Has Written a Book of Poetry: What a Time to Be Alive!

At Rehearsal, Danny Boyle’s 'Free Your Mind' remixes 'The Matrix'; Immersive production inspired by the 1999 sci-fi film is the opening show at Manchester’s Aviva Studios – take a first look at rehearsals


National Theatre at 60, from Hamlet to Dear England; In Posters!

‘Gutenberg! The Musical!’ Review: A Mock Broadway Biography; Andrew Rannells and Josh Gad play two would-be theater impresarios attempting to put on a show about the inventor of the printing press in this energetic musical farce

‘Partnership’ Review: Elizabeth Baker’s Long-Lost Drama; Early 20th-century British writer follows the savvy female proprietor of a dressmaking shop

'The Hunger Games' Stage Play Is Coming to London in 2024

Song Is Goofy, Satirical, And A Joy to Hear; Sondheim’s final work, 'Here We Are,' takes a gaggle of rich, entitled New Yorkers from a perfect day to the end of the world

‘Lempicka,’ New Musical About Art Deco Artist, to Open on Broadway

‘The First Shadow’ Featurette: Go Behind-The-Scenes Of The ‘Stranger Things’ Prequel Stage Play

Review: Danny DeVito Hoards Laughter And Tears In ‘I Need That’; Performing with a raffish panache, DeVito plays a grumbly shut-in sorting through possessions and memories in this tale of grief and release

'Stranger Things: The First Shadow' Bringing Stranger Things to the Stage

A24 Musical ‘Dicks’ Calls God a Gay Slur. And Its Makers Are Ready To Be Hated For It

‘Dicks: The Musical’ Film Review: It’s As Obscene As You Think — And Funny, Too; Brought to You by Larry Charles, Josh Sharp, Aaron Jackson, Nathan Lane and Megan Mullally

Travis Alabanza and Debbie Hannan Invite the Club to the Stage; Rising playwright and director discuss Sound of the Underground – a collaboration between eight drag performers – opening at London’s Royal Court Theatre

'Purlie Victorious' Review; Ossie Davis Play Makes Triumphant Broadway Return

Disney's Thomas Schumacher Takes On New Broadway Role; Stepping into a purely creative role

Grown-Up Theater Kids Run the World; They're Everywhere!

Sci-Fi Opera’s Cosmic Quest for Belonging; 'Star Choir' Presents Opera Singers, An Orchestra, And A Story Set In A Galactic Tomorrow That Hold Various Skin Tones And Earthly Ethnicities

Get a First Look at Matt Doyle as Frank Sinatra in 'Sinatra' the Musical; Tony winner will play ol' blue eyes at U.K.'s Birmingham Rep

A Martha Graham/Agnes de Mille meet-up in the 21st Century

The Final Sondheim: Complete, From-Beginning-To-End Story Of How Stephen Sondheim, David Ives, and Joe Mantello Created The Musical 'Here We Are'

New York Mag: 29 Plays and Musicals We Can’t Wait to See This Fall

‘Writing on the Stall’ Comedian Writes Musical Based on Bathroom Graffiti

Video: Watch Highlights From the Fully Improvised Musical Showstopper! Musical—in the style of Avenue Q, Matilda, Gilbert and Sullivan, and Hamilton—was made up on the spot at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Red-Hot American Satire Leslie Odom Jr. returns to Broadway in a show more skeptical than the one that made him famous; Ossie Davis's 1961 play “Purlie Victorious"

Constance Wu and Corbin Bleu to Star in 'Little Shop of Horrors' Off-Broadway; Stars will step into the roles of Audrey and Seymour later this autumn

Fall Theater Preview: A Dozen Shows Gets You Back to (Drama) School; From Broadway to Off Off, from musicals to mind games, here are 12 reasons to become the theater's most valuable resource: a ticket buyer

Watch: See Japanese Manga Hit the Stage in Frank Wildhorn's 'Death Note: The Musical' in London; Nick Winston directs the English-language premiere of the musical based on the best-selling Japanese manga series, with performances starting September 7

Stephen Sondheim’s Mysterious Final Musical Has Shocking Act 2 Say Insiders

'Saw the Musical: The Unauthorized Parody' Will Make Off-Broadway Debut this Fall; Stephanie Rosenberg will direct Cooper Jordan's horror parody

Broadway Review: "The Shark Is Broken" in Comedy Satire of "Jaws" That Devours Spielberg’s First Big Hit

'Jaws' Takes a Bite Out of Broadway With 'The Shark Is Broken'; The 'making-of' play hits shores later this Summer

Archaeologists Have Uncovered the Remains of Roman Emperor Nero’s Infamous Theater Beneath the Courtyard of an Italian Palazzo; An imperial structure that has been described in ancient Roman texts, but never located

Ruins of Ancient Nero’s Theater Discovered Near Vatican

‘Back to the Future: The Musical’ Broadway review: Watch the movie instead!

Lin-Manuel Miranda is working on this new Broadway musical; Adaptation of Sol Yurick’s 1965 novel “The Warriors,” about violent gang battles in New York City during the Sixties

‘Thunder floor’ found at ancient Andean site in Peru; Silence of pre-Hispanic past broken with discovery of dance platform that could imitate the rumbling of thunder

'Dr. Strangelove' Gets First-Ever Stage Adaptation From 'Veep's Armando Iannucci; 'Veep' creator has the blessing of Stanley Kubrick's family to adapt the Cold War classic

Review: David Byrne’s “Here Lies Love” Triumphant Broadway Opening 9 Years After Its Landmark Run at the Public Theater

‘Here Lies Love’ Broadway Trailer

Off Broadway: Joey Pantoliano, Constantine Maroulis Lead a Sizzling Cast in “Rock and Roll Man” About Famed DJ Alan Freed

Review: In London, a ‘Romeo and Juliet’ That Feels Startlingly New; Buzzy British director Rebecca Frecknall treats the often overly familiar play as if it were entirely fresh, and the result is astonishing; Cutting the text by nearly an hour

‘Leopoldstadt’, Tom Stoppard’s Tale of Turn-of-the-Century Vienna With a Gustav Klimt Painting at the Center, Won the Tony for Best Play; Record fifth win for the 85-year-old playwright prominently features a portrait by the great Viennese artist

Across three stages, Center Theatre Group is in crisis: Inside the Mark Taper Forum’s closure, show closings and the upheaval in L.A. arts

Shocking closure at L.A.’s Mark Taper Forum reflects a crisis at regional theaters nationwide

The 'Stranger Thing's Stage Play Will Be Set In 1959 And Serve As Prequel To The Netflix Series

The Witch Hunt in “The Doctor” Juliet Stevenson stars in Robert Icke’s adaptation of an Arthur Schnitzler play, as a doctor who is a target of antisemitism, and also language policing

The Relevance of Derek Jarman’s ‘Blue’ Now; New stage adaptation of the artist’s final film

'Slave Play' Playwright Jeremy O. Harris is on a Mission to Diversify Theater

Is Tony-Winning ‘Leopoldstadt’ The Last Of A Dying Breed? “I Don’t Know When There’ll Be A Play Like This Again” Due To Broadway Economics, Producer Sonia Friedman Says

‘Shucked’ Review: Broadway’s Best and Funniest New Musical; Read Why.

Broadway: Andrew Lloyd Webber Faces Rare Financial and Criticial Bomb as “Bad Cinderella” Musical Decimated

The Royal Shakespeare Company Unveils 'Hamnet' in Pictures!

The Ugly New Side of Theatre Audiences ‘We’ve Had To Stop People Fighting and Urinating In Their Seats’

The Dramatic Life Of The Playwright and Actor Sam Shepard, Who Went From Performing Off Off Broadway To Winning A Pulitzer Prize; Destiny as a playwright and a New York underground pinup boy

Meet The Woman Behind The Eyes Of The Tiger in Broadway’s ‘Life of Pi’

'The Grey House' Review: Buzzy Broadway Horror Teases Intrigue In The Shadows

‘I do like a shock’: Playwright Martin McDonagh on Why Casting Lily Allen in 'The Pillowman' Makes It Even More Electrifying

The Dance of Death in “The Comeuppance”; In Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s new play, at Signature Theatre, friends gathering for their twenty-year high-school reunion are each inhabited by the Reaper himself

Review: Star Studded Audience Turns Out for Sean Hayes’s Sensational Broadway Play, “Good Night Oscar”; Steven Spielberg and Frank Marshall are Producing; Based on Oscar Levant, a 1940s and '50s Bon Vivant Troubador

Rex Reed Review: Sean Hayes Is a Miracle In ‘Good Night, Oscar’

'New York, New York' Forgotten Scorsese Film Flop Gets A Second Chance, On Stage, On Broadway and Flops!; See the Trailer

‘Summer, 1976’ Review: Laura Linney, Jessica Hecht a Perfect Pair on Broadway

Jessica Chastain, Daniel Radcliffe, and More Welcome Us Back to Broadway

Silent Opera, Anyone? ‘Vixen’ Breaks Barriers And Puts A Modern Hong Kong Spin On A 1920s Czech Tale

'Smash' Musical Adaptation Headed to Broadway With Steven Spielberg Producing; The short-lived Hit series is finally heading to Broadway; See the Teaser Trailer

A New Immersive Production of Guys And Dolls in London Is An All-Around Delight

‘Life of Pi’ review: Eye-popping Effects Make A Splash on Broadway

Who’s Afraid of Going to the Theatre? Content Warning! This production contains strobe lights, nude people whom you don't want to see naked and a didactic speech about Lenin

France’s Legendary Surrealist Stripper Rita Renoir

Gender Critique Meets Lewd Spectacle in “The Patient Gloria” Gina Moxley’s play examines the sexual and behavioral strictures on women through the lens of psychotherapy circa 1964

History Repeats Itself in the Broadway Revival of “Parade”; Ben Platt stars as the doomed Leo Frank in Alfred Uhry and Jason Robert Brown’s all too relevant musical tragedy

Are 'Black-Out' Performances Racist? Only allowing “Black-identifying audiences” to attend

Review: A Decluttered 'Doll’s House' Speaks to Our Alienated Times; Chilly, restrained minimalism marks this Broadway adaptation of Ibsen, starring Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain’s Close Listening in “A Doll’s House”. Jamie Lloyd’s ascetic production of Ibsen’s 1879 drama eliminates nearly every conventional marker of character, location, or gesture

Review: A hypnotic new musical adaptation of S.E. Hinton’s classic young-adult novel ‘The Outsiders’ stays gold

‘La La Land’ Musical to Open on Broadway

'Stranger Things' Stage Play Official Title and Plot Details Reveal a Thrilling Origin Story

Spirited Away: Live On Stage Trailer; Based on the Japanese Animated Classic

Brooklyn Rail: Revive Odets!

Sonnez Les Matines, a Verse Play by J.C. Scharl; One Mardi Gras night in 1520s Paris, several college students....

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