Following an Off Broadway run at the Public Theater last fall, “Sweat” opened on Broadway March 26. The cast was largely the same, with the exception of new addition Alison Wright taking the place of…
In “Sweat,” currently playing somewhere in the airless attic of the Public Theater, Lynn Nottage goes where few playwrights have dared to go — into the heart of working-class America. Her…
“Aubergine,” a new play by Julia Cho (a winner of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and multiple other honors), poses a unique challenge. The language is lovely, the dramatic structure is impressive…
It never fails. The minute you sit down to compose a Requiem Mass, Mom and Dad get on your case and perfect strangers show up on the lawn to keep a death watch. That’s the peculiar premise of “Her…
"How I Learned to Drive," which won Paula Vogel the Pulitzer Prize in 1998 (and hasn't been seen in New York since), is one of those plays you don't forget in a hurry.
Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama is both gripping entertainment and a call to conscience.
The Broadway revival of "The Miracle Worker" has given up holding out for a miracle. The production, which has struggled to attract auds since it began previews Feb. 12, will shutter April 4.
The producer of "The Miracle Worker" has issued a public plea for theatergoers to turn out in support of the current Broadway revival.
The battle of wills between Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan remains emotionally effective.
Sexual violence against women as a side effect of civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the kind of subject most of us read about in a Nicholas Krystof column or watch on a CNN report…
Lynn Nottage takes on one of playwriting's toughest challenges -- the dramatization of distant, gruesome political realities -- in her elegant and eloquent new work, "Ruined."