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The Bard Hall Players, a theater company made up of Columbia University medical students, is marking its 50th season with a production of “Into the Woods.”
David Henry Hwang has reworked his gender-blurring, career-launching Tony-winning play to assure that it feels “resonant with the culture today.”
Works from the Belarus Free Theater and the Freedom Theater explore the drama of confronting authority.
Mr. Dotrice, who began acting in a P.O.W. camp, had a long career in movies, on TV and onstage, winning his Tony in “A Moon for the Misbegotten.”
This spirited riff on the long-running HBO hit displays affection for its subject, tempered with a keen eye for its shortcomings.
Lin-Manuel Miranda speaks to the man who has consistently remade the American musical over his 60-year career — and who is trying to surprise us one more time.
Two productions that draw on the Bard: an “As You Like It” with echoes of the refugee crisis and a goofy musical based on “Measure for Measure.” In this case, fun wins.
Comedians in some Asian countries must have their scripts approved while finding creative ways to joke about sex and politics so as not to offend the government.
Bruce Springsteen has a triumphant night for his Broadway debut, but leaves his fans at the Hard Rock Cafe to party on their own.
Step onstage with James Thierrée and Compagnie du Hanneton as they return to the Brooklyn Academy of Music for the Next Wave Festival with “La Grenouille Avait Raison” (“The Toad Knew”).
The academy has long insisted that professional achievement is what counts, but now it stands at a precipice, and Harvey Weinstein could change everything.
A human rights festival slated for a church hall has moved to a new venue after archdiocese officials expressed their disapproval of some parts.
Heather Christian communes with — and possibly exorcises — the spirits of the dead in a truly one-of-a-kind performance piece
Also the week of Oct. 15: Monteverdi’s groundbreaking “Orfeo” in Manhattan, and Mona Hatoum’s sly sculptures in Houston.
The American Jewish Historical Society is facing charges of censorship after it canceled a play and a panel that had been targeted by right-wing activists.
In a hybrid of concert and autobiography, Bruce Springsteen delivers a major statement about his life’s work — but also a major revision of it.
The designer Paula Scher talks about her artwork for a revival of the Thornton Wilder play at the Pasadena Playhouse.
An astonishing Lars Eidinger is a hunchback to remember in Thomas Ostermeier’s Halloween treat of a production at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.