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Martín Zimmerman’s play, starring Marin Ireland, approaches the subject of American gun violence from a startlingly original perspective.
Across the country, orchestras, theaters and operas reacted with alarm that public funding for the arts could be cut under President Trump.
Basements. Back rooms. Awkward silences and occasionally, a laugh. The lengths to which stand-up comedians must go to test material in New York City.
As he moves into film, the “Hamilton” star gets tips from Hollywood royalty and eyes EGOT status, something he says he never set his sights on.
Fear festers, burrows and blooms in Caryl Churchill’s short and wondrous play that plumbs the depths of 21st-century terrors.
Wallace Shawn excavates moral cowardice in an authoritarian age, with Matthew Broderick as our guide.
Asad is a refugee whose refuge keeps receding, in this music drama, directed by Mark Dornford-May, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Wilder’s “The Skin of Our Teeth” made its Broadway premiere in 1942. It’s back, again, with fresh resonance.
Ms. Bareilles, who composed the music and wrote the lyrics to the hit show, will succeed Jessie Mueller in the lead role on March 31.
In this Tracy Letts play, an Everyman suddenly realizes he doesn’t believe in God and goes about re-examining all aspects of his life.
This Richard Maxwell production at the Abrons Arts Center could be described as a sugar-free version of the new Hollywood musical.
The actor, nominated for “Fences,” discusses bringing more of August Wilson’s work to the screen. And he finds a path to social progress.
Okieriete Onaodowan was Hercules Mulligan and James Madison in “Hamilton.” Next, he’ll play Pierre in “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812.”
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s new play is part of the Signature Theater Company’s Residency Five program.
The Cuban-born Mr. Ferrá was the first artistic director of the Intar Hispanic American Arts Center, an Off Broadway theater company that nurtures Latino playwrights.
Philip Glass, Mark Morris, Laurie Anderson and others remember Harvey Lichtenstein, who revived the Brooklyn Academy of Music and died on Feb. 11.
How a photo shoot for a theater poster promoting the drama “Baby Screams Miracle” became an emotionally raw experience.