Annie Baker’s new play, “John,” is all dolled up for a ghost story. A young couple arrives at a bed & breakfast in Gettysburg, Penn., run by an eccentric old dear with a creepy doll collection. Her…
New! Fresh! Original! We toss those kudos around a lot in this business. (It’s like calling everyone “darling.”) But “Fun Home” really earns the praise. Lisa Kron, who wrote both book and lyrics…
Watching Tony Shalhoub and Diane Lane execute a comic take-down of super-liberal parents scrambling to keep ahead of shifting sexual mores is a blissful experience. Trouble is, it’s not entirely…
“The Flick,” the Annie Baker play that won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, has set the dates for its Off Broadway return with a Scott Rudin-produced run that opens in May. The original cast — Alex…
It's an Off Broadway awards show, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of stars lined up for it: The roster of actors to score nominations for the 2013 Lucille Lortel Awards includes Jake…
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…
The upcoming Rialto season is beginning to take shape, with the Roundabout Theater Company adding two revivals to its 2013-14 Broadway slate. A new production of Tom Stoppard's "The Real Thing,"…
Off Broadway's Public Theater has added the new tuner adaptation of "Fun Home" to the fall lineup of its Public Lab series of smaller-scale productions of developing titles.
After 35 years of anchoring the downtown theater scene, Soho Rep is still living up to its mandate of producing bold work by brave pioneers.
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.