Characters struggle under the weight of modern society in a dramatization of David Rabe’s dramatization of his New Yorker short story and in a pair of related plays by Samuel D. Hunter.
A wife encourages her unhappy husband to have an affair in the Mint Theater’s 2016 world premiere of Miles Malleson’s 1933 play.
Joanna McClelland Glass based the bioplay on her own experience as the last secretary to Francis Biddle, who had served as Franklin Roosevelt’s attorney general and a judge at Nuremberg.
A Florida production of William Luce’s 1976 one-woman play about Emily Dickinson paints a subtle, witty portrait of the oft-misrepresented poet.
A feminist spin on Euripides’ classic tragedy; a contemporary comedy about a trendy restaurant and the patrons vying for a table.
Jason Robert Brown’s 2001 musical, inventively filmed in a New York apartment; Joe O’Byrne’s one-man play based on the diary entries of J.M. Synge, enhanced by footage of the titular Irish isles.
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s 2017 production, now available to stream, suffers from a dull recording.
In Theresa Rebeck’s comedy, Andréa Burns stars as a woman who recounts disappointing romantic encounters while going through her enormous shoe collection.
Virginia’s Signature Theatre pays tribute to the composer known for ‘Company,’ ‘A Little Night Music’ and ‘Follies’; Mint Theater Company stages Irish playwright Hazel Ellis’s 1938 drama.
The Mint Theater Company streams a 2013 production of Teresa Deevy’s little-known play; Houston’s Main Street Theater puts on a dystopian drama by Caridad Svich.
Patrick Page stars in a one-man show about Shakespeare’s villains; a woman undergoes surgery to restore her sight in Brian Friel’s play.
In Eleanor Burgess’s play, a routine meeting between a Black college student and her baby-boomer professor turns into a debate about race in America.
A Tampa theater’s top-notch revival of John Patrick Shanley’s drama about a priest accused of sex abuse translates seamlessly to streaming.
New York’s Irish Repertory Theatre turns the spotlight on Leopold’s wife in this superb adaptation drawn from her soliloquy in the James Joyce novel.
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey revives a triple bill of lesser-known one-acts by George Bernard Shaw.
An intimate 2018 adaptation that makes Chekhov’s quintessentially Russian play feel contemporary; a conventional production from 1973 of the Shakespearean tragedy starring a young James Earl Jones.
The Mint Theater streams its exceptional 2018 revival of a Lillian Hellman strike-breaking drama that all but vanished for eight decades.
Alan Ayckbourn takes on the trio of roles in his 1994 work about a musical prodigy who died of an overdose in Stephen Joseph Theatre’s radio-play version.
An inspired green-screen production of Hugh Wheeler’s stage adaptation of Vincente Minnelli’s film; a festive cabaret; and an insightful two-hand take on Homer’s epic.
Several stage versions of Dickens’s holiday fable are now streaming, including Jefferson Mays’s dazzling one-man rendition; also available is a magical pantomime production of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale.