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…
If the three one-act plays performed under the omnibus title "Relatively Speaking" had been written by playwrights named Joe Smith, Jane Doe and Sid Jones, they'd probably still be making their way…
Stephen Karam ("Speech & Debate") writes from an off-kilter sensibility that sees something bitterly funny in life's tragedies.
Katori Hall's imaginative two-hander is a soul-stirring drama. Factor in the double dose of charisma from certifiable stars Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett, and this show has wings.
Actor-playwright Zoe Kazan ("A Behanding in Spokane") sets the stage for a tense family drama in "We Live Here" when a gifted Juilliard student brings an unsuitable boyfriend home for her older…
Frank Langella was born to play fabulous monsters like Richard Nixon, Count Dracula, and now, Gregor Antonescu, the international financier beset by ruinous scandal in Terence Rattigan's 1963 drama…
An anthology of sketch plays, unified by a female-friendly theme and put together mostly by women? "Motherhood Out Loud," a show conceived by Susan Rose and Joan Stein and written by a dozen women…
Adam Rapp writes funny lines for scary people.
Writing political drama is a dirty job, but somebody's got to do it. Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, a novice scribe with beaucoup prizes and commissions already notched on her belt, takes up that challenge…
White boys can't jump -- or can they? Scribe Jeff Talbott reframes that question in a provocative way in "The Submission," when a white playwright uses the pseudonym of a black woman to submit his…