Phoebe Waller-Bridge Will Make You Laugh So Hard It Hurts

NYT Theater - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 08:31
The writer-actress behind the wild, disorienting comedy of “Fleabag” and “Killing Eve” is bringing her sneak-attack humor to New York.
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London Theater: A Hit and a Miss for 2 Russian Productions in London

NYT Theater - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 04:16
The Moscow Pushkin Drama Theater, on a short visit to Britain, impressed with Brecht’s “The Good Person of Szechwan,” but fell short with Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard.”
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‘Raisin’ and ‘Ghosts’ Will Be Featured in Williamstown Season

NYT Theater - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 00:08
Among the performers who will journey to the Berkshires: Uma Thurman, Mary Steenburgen, S. Epatha Merkerson and Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
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Critic’s Pick: Review: At ‘Freestyle Love Supreme,’ Attention Must Be Paid. Really.

NYT Theater - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 13:48
Since you provide the content for this group’s delightful hip-hop musical improvisation, you really have to lend them your ears (and phones).
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Review: ‘All About Eve’ Gets the Vampire Treatment from Ivo van Hove

NYT Theater - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 11:54
This London adaptation of the Oscar-winning satire, starring a misused Gillian Anderson and Lily James, is like a horror movie without a pulse.
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#SpeakingInDance: The Heartbeat of ‘Choir Boy’

NYT Theater - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 11:11
The choreographer Camille A. Brown deftly uses the tradition of step to add “a heartbeat to the story” of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s musical play, now on Broadway.
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Cultural Studies: Why Do We Love Scammers So Much?

NYT Theater - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 10:34
These days, the con artist is as much a cultural figure as the antagonist of our personal horror stories.
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Isabelle Huppert Is Busy. But There’s Always Time for Theater.

NYT Theater - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 05:00
The French actress has five films coming out in 2019, including one while she stars in Florian Zeller’s play “The Mother” at Atlantic Theater Company.
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9 Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas

NYT Theater - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 00:14
Whether you want to dance early in the morning or watch stand-up comics vie for a bachelor, here are some events for you.
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Critic’s Pick: Review: ‘The Shadow of a Gunman’ Is a Comedy That Goes Bang

NYT Theater - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 21:45
Sean O’Casey’s tragicomic 1923 play has returned to the Irish Repertory Theater, the first production in a season devoted to his work.
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Brantley in Britain: How She Survives: Strategies for Women on London Stages

NYT Theater - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 07:32
Cate Blanchett, Laura Linney and Katherine Parkinson are three heroines in search of elusive selves in plays by Martin Crimp, Rona Munro and Laura Wade.
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C.Y. Lee, ‘Flower Drum Song’ Author, Is Dead at 102

NYT Theater - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 19:38
His novel of generational and cultural conflict among Chinese immigrants became a hit Broadway musical and then a film that earned five Oscar nominations.
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Carry On: What Tituss Burgess Can’t Travel Without

NYT Theater - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 18:15
The Emmy-nominated actor and singer prefers staycations in New York City. But when he travels for work, an electric fan and Pond’s face cream are must haves.
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Married With Children: New Gay Options, Explored Onstage

NYT Theater - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 16:44
Two new theater productions in London give fresh perspectives on marriage and parenthood, by looking at them from a gay point of view.
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A Costume Designer With Low Budgets and High Style

NYT Theater - Sun, 02/10/2019 - 22:08
Whether he’s capturing David Lee Roth or Bed-Stuy street style, Montana Levi Blanco’s secret: an anthropological attention to detail and “amazing aggressive shopping.”
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Reviews: ‘Mies Julie’ and ‘Dance of Death,’ Love and Madness in Strindberg

NYT Theater - Sun, 02/10/2019 - 21:45
Two productions at the Classic Stage Company channel the electric ambivalence of August Strindberg.
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Review: ‘The Light,’ an Unexpected Mix of #MeToo and Rom-Com

NYT Theater - Sun, 02/10/2019 - 21:45
Loy A. Webb’s tear-struck thesis play starts with an engagement and swerves into the territory of sexual-assault trauma.
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Landmark Broadway Deal Gives Actors a Piece of the Profits

NYT Theater - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 19:24
Performers and stage managers who help develop hit shows will share in the riches following an agreement reached Friday between their union and producers.
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Critic’s Pick: ‘High Flying Bird’ Review: A Thrilling Dunk on Capitalism

NYT Theater - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 16:00
The director Steven Soderbergh teams up with Tarell Alvin McCraney and André Holland to take on the contradictions of modern sports culture.
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16 Plays and Musicals to Go to in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NYT Theater - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:00
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
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