How refreshing — a queer coming-of-age play in which the hero(ine) is not a diva, the parents are not monsters, and people are never mean, even when they’re being cruel. Lisa Kron’s warm, funny…
Rupert Holmes’ stage adaptation of John Grisham’s first novel, “A Time to Kill,” comes at a sweet moment for the author, whose belated sequel to that 1989 book, “Sycamore Row,” is being published…
Terence Rattigan's thought-provoking play gets a sterling Broadway revival from the Old Vic and Roundabout.
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As a musical biography, “A Night With Janis Joplin” is pretty much a bust. The book by Randy Johnson, who also helmed, skims lightly over the singer’s Texas childhood and her tenure with Big Brother…
A show that speaks to anyone pining for a studiously heart-warming musical about the efforts of a dying man to justify a lifetime of lousy parenting to his alienated son.
The kids are all right. That’s the takeaway from “Romeo and Juliet,” with movie heartthrob Orlando Bloom and ingenue stunner Condola Rashad as Shakespeare’s star-cross’d lovers. The interracial…
"The Simpsons" inspires this smart, original new play by Anne Washburn.
Going to a Horton Foote play is like catching up with good friends and friendly enemies at a family reunion. His posthumous debut “The Old Friends" is only now having its world premiere (earlier…
Waylon and Willie gave wise advice to mamas when they sang, “Don’t let your babies grow up to be cowboys.” Someone should write another verse for playwrights: “Don’t direct your own plays.” Regina…
There must be a lot of Lucy Thurber-envy going around Gotham, given the ambitious five-play retrospective of her work being produced by Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and running concurrently in…
Lots of luck marketing “Soul Doctor” to a general audience. This worshipful musical biography of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, the so-called “Rock Star Rabbi” credited with infusing Jewish music with the…