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    4 Reasons to Perform in Outdoor Theater This Summer

    Director at the Institute of Outdoor Theatre Michael C. Hardy talks about the benefits, challenges, and craft-strengthening aspects of working in the outdoors.

  • Reviews

    Heartless

    Sam Shepard’s “Heartless,” his latest symbolic drama, gets loving attention from Signature Theatre and offers fine performances, particularly from Lois Smith, but still fails to accrete in a persuasive way.

  • Reviews

    'Save Me' Is a Rewarding Experience

    Stefanie Zadravec takes a clear-eyed look at stark elemental matters in “Save Me,” a straightforward examination of a splintered family facing a sudden crisis, at the Barrow Group.

  • Reviews

    ‘One November Yankee’ Stars Harry Hamlin and Loretta Swit as Three Sets of Siblings

    Versatile leads Harry Hamlin and Loretta Swit carry the NoHo Arts Center world premiere of Joshua Ravetch’s intricate two-hander “One November Yankee” past certain textual overcalculations.

  • Reviews

    'The Last Seder' Is a Sketchy Meal Well-Served

    In Jennifer Maisel’s “The Last Seder,” an overly familiar premise, the dysfunctional-family holiday reunion, is bolstered by a uniformly excellent cast of 11 led by Greg Mullavey.

  • Advice

    Publicist Jessica Johnson on Broadway Press For Actors

    Jessica Johnson shares how actors can maximize their publicity in theater.

  • Reviews

    Euripides’ Helen

    Playwrights’ Arena gives the rarely performed “Euripides’ Helen” the Hollywood treatment, with Rachel Sorsa and Maxwell Caulfield as a Spartan Nick and Nora, at the Getty Villa.

  • Reviews

    Our Lady

    Author-director-actor James Fluhr’s “Our Lady,” a Fringe show about countering homophobic bigotry, is as stunning a piece of performance art as you’re ever likely to encounter.

  • Reviews

    Strindberg's 'Easter' Proves Timeless

    August Strindberg Repertory Theatre’s well-acted adaptation of “Easter,” about a family trying to redeem itself after its patriarch is jailed, has an all-black cast.

  • Reviews

    'Tomorrow' Is a Treat

    Donald Freed’s outstanding “Tomorrow,” from Skylight Theatre Company, Rogue Machine, and Britain’s York Theatre Royal, explores the mentor-mentee relationship among three actors.