Marianne Elliott’s gender-flipped Company mines modern ambivalence about marriage.
The comic has stormed though 75 years of show business; he remains prodigal in expression, memory, and imagination.
With their themes of female subjugation, the plays have always had unsatisfactory endings. Two musical revivals attempt to complicate the equation.
A new, two-part play in London affirms the importance of connecting with the cultural past.
A new play about the Calais migrant camp complicates the polarized narratives about the refugee crisis.
With a theatrical adaptation opening in London, and a planned CBS revival helmed by Jordan Peele, what can the Rod Serling anthology series say about modern life?
How a seemingly innocuous phrase became a metonym for the skewed sexual politics of show business
Darren Aronofsky’s film, a sensory assault, fits into a grand tradition of art that hopes to shock its audiences out of complacency.
The playwright and screenwriter’s new London hit is set during the Troubles in 1981 Ireland, but the issues it considers are timeless.
The Majority quizzes its audience on hot-button issues to demonstrate how easily the shape of a query can alter its answer.
The legendary American playwright, novelist, screenwriter, and actor died at the age of 73.
Diane Paulus, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, and Robert Schenkkan discuss how the Public Theater’s recent production of Julius Caesar fits into a grand artistic tradition.
The show’s producer, Jeffrey Seller, explains how its November statement to Vice President-elect Mike Pence came about.
For as long as the Shakespeare play has been staged, it’s been referencing contemporary political leaders.
The actor and the late-night host gave healthcare the theater-of-the-absurd treatment.
The Broadway revival of the Sondheim musical, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, is a glorious tribute to the process of making art.
Caryl Churchill’s newest work explores the solace of community amid an apocalypse.
The new CBS multi-camera sitcom, based on a Tracy Letts play, is stodgy in format but has moments of freshness.
NBC’s third televised musical event offered goofy charm, a nebulous message of inclusivity, and a handful of spectacular moments.
The 1988 John Waters film, newly adapted into an NBC live musical, presents a view of racial discrimination that’s by turns naïve and enlightening.