Believe the buzz. “Choir Boy,” the small but mighty coming-of-age play by Tarell Alvin McCraney ("The “Brother/Sister Plays") that melted frosty British hearts at the Royal Court last year, deserves…
Annie Baker must love losers. In “The Flick,” this never-dull and consistently surprising scribe observes the aimless lives of three movie theater ushers with sharp insight and grave tenderness. Her…
Liz Flahive, a producer and writer on the hit Showtime series “Nurse Jackie,” wrote “The Madrid,” a dull domestic drama about a middle-aged woman who inexplicably walks out on her family. Edie…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
With its literary lion (Jeff Goldblum) roaring and sniffing out red meat among his writing group's eager acolytes, "Seminar" is fueled more by plot mechanics than by the thrum of real life, but on…
Meet the Joneses. And meet the Joneses again. They're two couples that share more than a surname in Will Eno's weird and wonderful play, getting its world preem at New Haven's Yale Repertory Theater.
Play observes five generations of a single family performing the rituals of their lives without getting up from the table.
Jimmy Porter, the pissed-off young man in John Osborne's seminal 1956 drama "Look Back In Anger," shocked British auds and dealt a death blow to the well-made play.
Teaching the young proves a treacherous business for both tutor and students in "Seminar."
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…
That deadly theatrical form, the romcom, gets a jolt of life from Itamar Moses, taking a break from his TV writing chores (on "Boardwalk Empire" and "Men of a Certain Age") to pen a romantic comedy…
If "Good People" isn't a hit for Manhattan Theater Club, there is no justice in the land.