Every April for decades, producers, theatre mavens, and critics would gather to binge new plays at the Festival of New American Plays. But not this April.
A new theatre piece based on a Claudia Rankine essay may be educational for white audiences, but for Black audiences it’s merely relatable.
Sondheim’s work is elusive, ambivalent, internally conflicted, and deeply concerned with how stories are told. What could be more Jewish?
Clocking the missed opportunities, missteps, and outright transphobic tropes in 3 currently running musicals.
Classic Stage Company’s understated new production shows how Sondheim and Weidman’s triggering musical can play in an age of mass shootings and the Capitol insurrection.
The city’s theatres are stumbling back to their feet, with mixed results and a seemingly cavalier attitude toward COVID.
The proliferation of plays by Black creators on the Great White Way is cause for celebration, even as it raises some familiar questions about risk and representation.
The creator of ‘In & Of Itself’ and new memoir, ‘Amoralman,’ has made a career of artful deception in the pursuit of a kind of theatrical truth.
Can a culturally appropriative murder mystery in the guise of a cooking class prevent war with Iran? Piehole’s interactive new Zoom play aims to find out.
Though American Realness and COIL are sorely missed, there was much international work to take in at this year’s Under the Radar and Exponential fests.