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Four Musicals on Three Continents: An Australian Company’s Big Bet

Four Musicals on Three Continents: An Australian Company’s Big Bet

The crowd-pleasing title character in the Melbourne, Australia, production of “King Kong.” The show opens on Broadway this fall.

Tennessee Williams, Restless and Revising

Tennessee Williams, Restless and Revising

Clockwise from top left: Tennessee Williams in New York in 1965; a typescript of “The Glass Menagerie”; a program for “A Streetcar Named Desire”; a self-portrait; a window card for “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” on Broadway; a typescript draft related to the foreword for “Orpheus Descending.”

Review: A Raucous Wake for ‘Our Lady of 121st Street’

Review: A Raucous Wake for ‘Our Lady of 121st Street’

From left, Hill Harper, Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Dierdre Friel and Kevin Isola in “Our Lady of 121st Street” at the Signature Theater.

Bringing the World of Ta-Nehisi Coates, Briefly, to Stage

Bringing the World of Ta-Nehisi Coates, Briefly, to Stage

From left, the pianist Jason Moran, the bassist Mimi Jones and the drummer Nate Smith in a rehearsal for a stage adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s book “Between the World and Me,” which opens at the Apollo Theater on April 2.

Review: Hip-Hopping With the Stars in ‘Half Time’

Review: Hip-Hopping With the Stars in ‘Half Time’

Vintage talents on display: Donna McKechnie, Lori Tan Chinn, Lillias White, Lenora Nemetz, Georgia Engel, Kay Walbye, André De Shields, Madeleine Doherty and Nancy Ticotin.

A Play Caught in the Crossfire

A Play Caught in the Crossfire

Antoinette Nwandu gave up her teaching job to focus on writing for the stage, a risk that paid off with her new play.

Review: ‘Returning to Reims’ and Those European Working-Class Blues

Review: ‘Returning to Reims’ and Those European Working-Class Blues

Bush Moukarzel, left, and Nina Hoss in the play “Returning to Reims” at the St. Ann’s Warehouse.

A Broadway Mogul Redefines Clout in His Own Fashion

A Broadway Mogul Redefines Clout in His Own Fashion

Jordan Roth, the president of Jujamcyn Theaters, posing on the roof of the company’s Manhattan offices.

Review: Surprise Lessons From John Lithgow’s ‘Stories by Heart’

Review: Surprise Lessons From John Lithgow’s ‘Stories by Heart’

John Lithgow in his one-man show “Stories by Heart” at the American Airlines Theater.

Which Show Is Good, Clean Fun: ‘Rocky Horror’ or ‘The Music Man’?

Which Show Is Good, Clean Fun: ‘Rocky Horror’ or ‘The Music Man’?

Dan Chameroy in “The Rocky Horror Show” at the Stratford Festival. He’s the latest in a long line of buff actors to don the mantle of Frank N. Furter.

Review: ‘Jerry Springer,’ Sacred and Profane, Triumphantly Sings Again

Review: ‘Jerry Springer,’ Sacred and Profane, Triumphantly Sings Again

Terrence Mann as the title character and Will Swenson, seated, as his infernal nemesis in “Jerry Springer — The Opera.” A hit in London almost 15 years ago, the show is finally getting a full-fledged production in New York.

Neil Simon Drew Big Laughs, Then Came a Cultural Shift

Neil Simon Drew Big Laughs, Then Came a Cultural Shift

Neil Simon, in 1964, at the age of 37.

Term of Affection? Ethnic Slur? Theater Union Decides That ‘Gypsy’ Must Go.

Term of Affection? Ethnic Slur? Theater Union Decides That ‘Gypsy’ Must Go.

Jeremy Davis, center, a member of the ensemble in “Cats,” wearing the Gypsy Robe during a 2016 ceremony.

When the ‘Mean Girls’ Were Teen Girls

When the ‘Mean Girls’ Were Teen Girls

Ashley Park, Taylor Louderman and Kate Rockwell, now starring in “Mean Girls” on Broadway, in their own high school yearbook photos.

From Three Troubled Lives, a Play and a New Family

From Three Troubled Lives, a Play and a New Family

Lucy Thurber with Alexander Lambie, left, and Cesar Rosado, two students who inspired her play “Transfers.”


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