“Tuck Everlasting,” “Aladdin,” “and “Jekyll & Hyde” are premiering out of town on their way to Broadway.
In Doug Hughes’ tough-minded production for Roundabout starring Bobby Cannavale, “The Big Knife,” Clifford Odets’ gimlet-eyed look at selling out, wreaks harrowing emotional devastation.
Writer-performer Colman Domingo’s convoluted new play “Wild With Happy,” at the Public Theater, plays on stereotypes and has little if any coherent dramatic structure.
Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellan, Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz and Cherry Jones take on classic plays on The Great White Way; Elizabeth Olsen and Julie Taymor tackle Shakespeare Off-Broadway; Norbert Leo Butz leads new Broadway musical offerings.
“The Flick,” Annie Baker’s deliberately anti-theatrical drama at Playwrights Horizons about the banal existence of employees of a rundown cinema, can’t sustain at three hours plus.
Diane Paulus, the artistic director of the American Repertory Theater and director of the Broadway revival of “Pippin,” shares what she looks for in actors.
This oblique play by the Debate Society escorts audiences into the unforgettable world of a unique 1950s Chicago suburb, gleefully piling on layer upon layer of affecting detail in its set design.
Michael Kimmel discusses "The Last Goodbye," a musical adaptation of "Romeo and Juliet" with Jeff Buckley music, and how he collaborates with actors.
James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s 1994 Tony Award–winning musical “Passion” suffers under John Doyle’s dry, overintellecutalized, slackly paced direction at Classic Stage Company.
“It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play,” Anthony E. Palermo’s 60-minute re-imagining of Frank Capra’s classic 1946 film, at the Irish Repertory Theatre, is a holiday keeper.