An exposed nerve, a calming presence, an irresistible catalyst, a wide-ranging empath—the composer/lyricist contained multitudes.
What a piece of work is ‘Hamlet,’ as sampled in London, New York, and Colorado.
The Off-Broadway theatre and Brooklyn university will join to offer opportunities to emerging artists and leaders.
It had science, it had art—in other words, the Civilians’ ‘Great Immensity’ was a perfect target for conservatives. Its director, Steve Cosson, responds.
Martin Sherman’s new play takes stock of a generational shift in attitudes as disorienting as it is heartening.
The new book ‘Drop Dead’ puts a debate we’re still having—between art for art’s sake and art for the common good—into stark relief.
From shadow puppetry to chamber operas, here are some experimental theatre festivals taking place this month.
On this week’s podcast, Lynn Nottage discusses the presidential election and her new play ‘Sweat.’ Plus the editors discuss ‘Hamilton’s America’ and ‘A 24-Decade History of Popular Music.’
Even in a polarized age, the best dramatists are drawn to complications, not simple answers, as Richard Nelson’s Chekhovian plays prove.
The megahit of the moment, like many revolutionary popular works, has strong roots in musical theatre’s past.