Watching “Dear Evan Hansen,” now playing at Off Broadway’s Second Stage Theater, is like falling down a rabbit hole that leads back to high school. Steven Levenson’s book for this bittersweet musical…
Two major musical-theater names, Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, have signed on to star in the world premiere of “War Paint,” the new musical by the creative team of “Grey Gardens.” Written by…
“Dear Evan Hansen,” the new musical that turned New York heads last week when it earned strong reviews in its current run at Washington, D.C.’s Arena Stage, has mapped out a road to New York, with…
“The Tempest” and Central Park were made for each other, so it must have taken a Herculean effort on the part of director Michael Greif to drain Shakespeare’s most mysterious play of all its magic in…
Playwright Katori Hall (“The Mountaintop,” “Hurt Village”) came up with an ingenious method for dramatizing a national tragedy in a way that would make it accessible to audiences who might otherwise…
It’s really hard to pull off a production style that says: “Yoo-hoo, I’m being ironic here!” without patronizing or caricaturing its targets of irony. Todd Haynes executed this risky directorial…
The collaborators of Pulitzer-winning musical "Next to Normal" are tracing the same path to Broadway for their next outing, a new tuner called "If/Then" that will topline Idina Menzel and bow in…
While not yet quite ready for the presumably hoped-for jump uptown, this engrossing musical is already pretty swell.
Todd Haynes' 2002 film "Far from Heaven" gets a legit tuner adaptation from a notable creative team in one of two world preem productions set for the initial slate at this year's Williamstown Theater…
It seems like a mere 525,600 minutes since "Rent" blew out its last candle over at Broadway's Nederlander Theater. It's already back, and the news is all to the good.
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Tony Kushner came this close to writing a great play, but he ultimately leaves his wonderful characters high and dry.
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