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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
The songwriting team who are making a promising Broadway debut with “A Christmas Story” began as performance majors at the University of Michigan.
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.
John Stamos, currently appearing in "Gore Vidal's The Best Man" on Broadway, chatted with Backstage about playing the bad guy, working with James Earl Jones, and his future in musical theater.
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.