Michael Rabe’s “The Future Is Not What It Was,” the inaugural production of the Kindling Theater Company, is a veritable soup of a play with intriguing hints of promise.
In “The Whale,” Samuel D. Hunter’s disturbing drama at Playwrights Horizons, Shuler Hensley does tour de force work as Charlie, a dying 600-pound literature professor making amends.
A Noise Within’s hugely entertaining rendition of Thornton Wilder and Ken Ludwig’s version of George Farquhar’s 1707 comedy “The Beaux’ Stratagem” is an utterly charming evening.
Working in the theater means knowing Shakespeare. The free Shakespeare app for iOS devices gives you a complete reference guide to the Bard’s works.
Ralph Peña’s evocative 1996 assimilation drama “Flipzoids,” from the Latino Theater Company and PAE Live!, is beautifully performed in a gorgeous but somewhat splintered production.
Under director Sean Mathias’ eye playwright Richard Greenberg has adapted Truman Capote’s “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” for Broadway with remarkable fidelity—and that’s the problem.
Belarus Free Theatre paints a devastating portrait of a city scarred by a totalitarian regime in “Minsk, 2011: A Reply to Kathy Acker,” an electrifying Under the Radar entry.
The songwriting team who are making a promising Broadway debut with “A Christmas Story” began as performance majors at the University of Michigan.
Benjamin Walker shares how he landed the role of Brick in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" and whether the pressure of doing the play is intimidating.
"Pippin" star Patina Miller is on the cover of Backstage this week! She chats about how she prepared to play the Leading Player - it involves the trapeze! - and why she feels lucky to be on Broadway.