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Review: ‘Is God Is’ Reinvents the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Review: ‘Is God Is’ Reinvents the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

From left, Alfie Fuller, Dame-Jasmine Hughes, Anthony Cason and Caleb Eberhardt in “Is God Is” at Soho Rep.

Rip Van Winkle, Newly Awake, Meets His Neighbors Onstage

Rip Van Winkle, Newly Awake, Meets His Neighbors Onstage

Liam Craig as the title character, rehearsing for the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival adaptation of “Rip Van Winkle.”

Review: A High School Meltdown Heats Up ‘Be More Chill’

Review: A High School Meltdown Heats Up ‘Be More Chill’

Will Roland, left, and George Salazar as friends hungry to be more popular in the musical “Be More Chill.”

An Antidote to Digital Dehumanization? Live Theater

An Antidote to Digital Dehumanization? Live Theater

Ayad Akhtar maintains that what he calls the “attention-finance complex” has contributed to the collapse of a collective well-being.

How Orin Wolf Orchestrated a Tony Coup With ‘The Band’s Visit’

How Orin Wolf Orchestrated a Tony Coup With ‘The Band’s Visit’

The producer Orin Wolf embracing Sasson Gabay, who will succeed Tony Shalhoub in “The Band’s Visit,” during a party after the musical won 10 Tony awards.

Review: ‘A Brief History of Women,’ an Alan Ayckbourn Comedy of Tragedies

Review: ‘A Brief History of Women,’ an Alan Ayckbourn Comedy of Tragedies

From left: Louise Shuttleworth, Laura Matthews, Laurence Pears, Russell Dixon and Antony Eden in “A Brief History of Women,” part of the Brits Off Broadway festival.

How Broadway Keeps Trying to Get the Disco Beat

How Broadway Keeps Trying to Get the Disco Beat

Ariana DeBose, center, in “Summer The Donna Summer Musical.” which features such hits as “Hot Stuff” and “I Feel Love.”

Review: Hit Songs to Sin By in a Smashing ‘Moulin Rouge!’

Review: Hit Songs to Sin By in a Smashing ‘Moulin Rouge!’

As Harold Zidler, who runs the Moulin Rouge nightclub, Danny Burstein delivers a master class in pandering seediness.

A Rough Rehearsal, a Suicide and a Broadway Show in Turmoil

A Rough Rehearsal, a Suicide and a Broadway Show in Turmoil

A backstage memorial to Jeff Loeffelholz, a standby actor in the musical “Chicago” who killed himself in June.

Review: Eve Ensler Goes Deep ‘In the Body of the World’

Review: Eve Ensler Goes Deep ‘In the Body of the World’

Eve Ensler, sharing her experience of illness in the one-woman show “In the Body of the World.”

Review: ‘This Flat Earth’ Traces Childhood Fears No Parent Can Allay

Review: ‘This Flat Earth’ Traces Childhood Fears No Parent Can Allay

Lucas Papaelias as Dan and Ella Kennedy Davis as his daughter Julie in “This Flat Earth,” directed by Rebecca Taichman, at Playwrights Horizons.

A Play About Race and Memory, With Fresh Wounds All Around

A Play About Race and Memory, With Fresh Wounds All Around

January LaVoy rehearsing for “Native Guard,” which is now being staged at the Atlanta History Center.

Women (and Men, Too) Pushed to the Edge at New Play Festival

Women (and Men, Too) Pushed to the Edge at New Play Festival

Amir Wachterman and Bjorn Dupaty in Mara Nelson-Greenberg’s comedy “Do You Feel Anger?”

‘Hamilton’ Leads a Record-Breaking Holiday Week on Broadway

‘Hamilton’ Leads a Record-Breaking Holiday Week on Broadway

“The Lifespan of a Fact,” starring, from left, Cherry Jones, Daniel Radcliffe and Bobby Cannavale, is one of the plays doing excellent business on Broadway this season.

Review: Bad Girl Makes Good in a Glorious ‘Carmen Jones’

Review: Bad Girl Makes Good in a Glorious ‘Carmen Jones’

Anika Noni Rose, center, stirring passion and resentment in the title role of “Carmen Jones,” Oscar Hammerstein II’s adaptation of Bizet’s “Carmen.”

Staging Reality Winner: An F.B.I. Transcript Becomes an Offbeat Thriller

Staging Reality Winner: An F.B.I. Transcript Becomes an Offbeat Thriller

Tina Satter, right, is directing Emily Davis in “Is This a Room,” a play about the F.B.I.’s 2017 interrogation of the military contractor Reality Winner.


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