Hell looks a lot like New Orleans in director Rachel Chavkin’s stunning production of "Hadestown," singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell’s ravishing music-theater piece at New York Theater Workshop. This…
New York Theater Workshop
The 2015-16 Off Broadway season continues to shape up, with Diane Paulus, the Tony-winning director (“Pippin”) currently represented on Broadway with “Finding Neverland,” directing the Richard…
David Bowie becomes the latest rocker to try his hand at a stage musical with “Lazarus,” a new adaptation of novel “The Man Who Fell to Earth,” which he’ll co-create with playwright Enda Walsh and…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Somebody give this playwright a Pulitzer. Oh, right — Ayad Akhtar already has one, for a previous play, “Disgraced,” which is currently running on Broadway. Although this new one continues the scribe…
This offbeat songbook musical of radically rearranged Bacharach tunes, masterfully staged by Stephen Hoggett, maintains a shapely theatrical presence even when it overdoes it.
Lots of luck marketing “Soul Doctor” to a general audience. This worshipful musical biography of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, the so-called “Rock Star Rabbi” credited with infusing Jewish music with the…
The Tony Awards Administration committee has decided to open up eligibility for its annual Regional Theater Award to New York legit companies. Kudo, the recipient of which is selected every year by…
A world premiere by Edward Albee and the U.S. bow of Caryl Churchill's new play are among notable additions to Off Broadway's 2013-14 lineup.
Christmas is always a good time to go crazy, even for a young expat couple living the sweet life in Paris. The unnerving play “Belleville,” from white-hot legit scribe Amy Herzog, is a daring…
"Red Dog Howls," the new play by Alexander Dinelaris at New York Theater Workshop about the generational aftereffects of unspeakable tragedy, is unflinching, thought-provoking, and harrowing.
Current Tony contender "Once" and much-lauded play "Sons of the Prophet" took the top prizes at the Off Broadway-centric Lucille Lortel Awards.