Thornton Wilder’s comedy about a family that endures calamities across millennia feels simultaneously up-to-date and aged.
Martin McDonagh’s dark comedy follows an executioner whose preferred means of plying his trade has been outlawed.
Ntozake Shange’s landmark play returns to Broadway in a new revival directed and choreographed by Camille A. Brown.
Tracy Letts’s comedy-drama, about an increasingly odd muicipal gathering, finally opens on Broadway after being long delayed due to Covid-19.
David Mamet’s play about a trio of outraged ne’er-do-wells plotting to steal a valuable nickel returns to Broadway and features Laurence Fishburne.
A superb revival of Richard Greenberg’s 2003 Tony Award-winning play
The new musical, set in Manhattan’s Five Points neighborhood in 1863, has an overstuffed story but a terrific cast
Even Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker can’t rescue Neil Simon’s 1968 comedy from its own fustiness.
The Journal’s drama critic died suddenly on Jan. 13. Here is a selection of his columns.
The Irish Repertory Theatre scores once again in its revival of Charlotte Moore’s song-filled adaptation of Dion Boucicault’s 19th-century play.
Two staged versions creatively adapt Charles Dickens’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ while keeping faith with the original
James Lapine’s latest imagines the acid-dropping antics of Cary Grant, Aldous Huxley and Clare Boothe Luce.
After Covid-19 threatened the world of theater, this year saw in-person events re-emerge with renewed vigor and urgency.
Stephen Sondheim’s classic arrives on Broadway in a gender-swapped production.
This retelling of the Robin Williams-led 1993 film features a forgettable score and banal lyrics.
This streaming production from Lantern Theater Company looks at the iconic bluesman’s mythic deal with the devil.
Lynn Nottage’s play, about ex-cons working in food service, arrives on Broadway.
Stephen Sondheim’s fractious musical gets an economical staging that focuses on the emotions of presidential killers.
Alice Childress’s 1955 play about the hardships faced by Black actors makes it to Broadway at long last; a sing-songy take on the Princess of Wales is a royal pain despite a strong cast and production.
In Paul Osborn’s rarely staged play, a quartet of aging small-town sisters reassess their pasts and wonder if they lived up to their potential.