Teaching the young proves a treacherous business for both tutor and students in "Seminar."
New York City was junkie heaven (and hell) in the 1970s, an era that Dael Orlandersmith views from an unconventional perspective in "Horsedreams."
The New Group seems to have taken Thomas Bradshaw's semi-pornographic play "Burning" very seriously, and they would probably like us to do likewise.
There's history behind "Standing on Ceremony: the Gay Marriage Plays," a feel-good show celebrating gay marriage.
Sam Waterston has played Hamlet, Prince Hal, Benedick and Prospero, so it's only fitting that he would tackle King Lear for his 12th appearance at the Public Theater in a Shakespeare play.
LCT3, Lincoln Center's workshop lab for incubating new theatrical talent, opens its fourth season with the kind of show that workshops are made for -- a promising play that isn't quite there yet.
Helmer Joe Mantello did a savvy job of recasting "Other Desert Cities" for its Broadway transfer.
Labyrinth Theater Company, ordinarily so canny about the material it develops in house, misfires badly on its season opener.
David Henry Hwang puts a happy face on "Chinglish," his new play about a naive American entrepreneur who crashes head-first into language and cultural barriers when he tries to do business in China.
Jesse Eisenberg has written himself a juicy acting role in "Asuncion" as an idealistic social reformer whose intellectual pretensions make him the exact opposite of Mark Zuckerberg, the scary-cool…