A timely spin on Stoker for the #MeToo era; a smartly condensed Shelley preserves its source material.
Anyone expecting a standard revival of ‘West Side Story’ is in for a surprise.
Struggling New Yorkers get mixed up with a fresh-off-the-bus widower in Keen Company’s staging of Pearl Cleage’s play
The swinging screen comedy gets an off-Broadway stage adaptation.
Schoolgirl savagery is at the center of Erica Schmidt’s inventive adaptation of Shakespeare’s play.
Bess Wohl’s comedy about the breakup of a couple living in a senior community is humorous, but just barely.
In this Broadway revival, the 1944 murder of a black sergeant has an investigator wondering if he was killed by the Klan or one of his own men.
Laura Linney stars in a solo show about a woman who overcomes a mysterious illness, an abusive childhood and an emotionally absent mother.
In Samuel D. Hunter’s intimate tragedy, the lifetime resident of a small Idaho town struggles to decide whether to seek a better life elsewhere in the wake of unincorporation.
At the Irish Repertory Theatre, a hilarious production of 19th-century playwright Dion Boucicault’s farce of money and matrimony.
Stephen Adly Guirgis’s big-cast ensemble piece set in a halfway house for troubled women finds humor in the harshness of the world.
More women than ever are driving the theater world, but a focus on safe investments means that the Broadway-style American musical continues to struggle.
While this year’s musical scene was underwhelming, new plays, revivals and first-class talent gave theatergoers lots to enjoy.
A show inspired by Alanis Morissette’s grunge-flavored pop album about teenage love and life is no cure for juke-box musicals’ ills.
Matthew Warchus has collaborated with Jack Thorne on a watered-down adaptation of Dickens’s seasonal classic that removes any material that could be triggering to sensitive audiences.
Tony Kushner’s 1985 history play prefigured ‘Angels in America,’ but even a new revival leaves a lot to be desired.
Signature Theatre’s new revival of Horton Foote’s work makes clear the play’s surpassing excellence.
Eric Tucker’s staging, suited for the #MeToo moment, has opened off Broadway.
Matthew Lopez has written a play that feels more like a novel
More of a play with songs and a folk-pop score than a full-blown musical, this love story is both affecting and mature.