Christopher Fry’s verse play is based on a tale from Petronius’ ‘Satyricon.’
A webcast staging from 2008 refreshes the familiar story by turning its world of bunkhouses and barns into something genuinely poetic.
A moralizing story about race relations and a look inside an upscale Florida retirement community.
Journalist Alec Wilkinson adapts his New Yorker piece ‘The Confession’ into a laudable, tense two-hander.
The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival bids farewell to its current campus with a superb production of the play thought to be one of Shakespeare’s last.
Peterborough Players presents Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, staged outdoors in the village where it came into being.
Tony Award-winner Harriet Harris stars as Eleanor Roosevelt in Mark St. Germain’s revealing bioplay, produced by Barrington Stage.
American Players Theater presents Tom Stoppard’s shipboard comedy, an English-language adaptation of ‘Play at the Castle’ by the Hungarian playwright Ferenc Molnár.
Quintessence Theatre presents a webcast version of Thornton Wilder’s 1942 play about the Antrobus family and their journey through 5,000 years of human history[[TWEAKED]].
Debra Ann Byrd’s autobiographical solo show is a riveting account of her path to her career as a classical actress.
Christopher Lloyd is magnificent in the title role of Shakespeare & Company’s ‘King Lear’—the first theater our critic has seen in the company of others in 16 months.
A progressive millennial couple’s attempt to escape the mayhem of modern-day society goes awry in this over-the-top comedy from Westport Country Playhouse.
These two productions—one a hybrid play from the Writers Theater in Glencoe, Illinois and the other a virtual staging at the Stephen Joseph Theater in Scarborough, England—turn the tedium of Covid-19 into something worth watching.
Revisit Athol Fugard’s semi-autobiographical account of apartheid via this affecting virtual performance by Syracuse Stage.
Stream George Street Playhouse’s production of this meta comedy about the delusion of Broadway.
From the Lantern Theater’s archive, a performance of Shakespeare’s most political play, adapted for the modern age.
The Undermain Theatre’s webcast of the classic play about a stifled Victorian woman feels fresh thanks to an updated text.
The Signature Theater’s taped production of Arthur Miller’s prolix play benefits from home viewing.
Philadelphia’s Lantern Theater Company streams their enchanting 2018 production of Shakespeare’s tale about a shipwreck on a sorcerer’s island.
The New Group’s unrelievedly bleak production of Samuel Beckett’s classic starring Ethan Hawke and John Leguizamo would have felt more relevant at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic.