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    David Storey, British Novelist and Playwright, Dies at 83

    David Storey, British Novelist and Playwright, Dies at 83


    David Storey, author of “The Changing Room,” outside the Morosco Theater in...

    Mr. Storey’s plays often reflected Britain’s class tensions but resonated with audiences around the world and with people of all backgrounds.
    A Nobel Laureate Takes On Trump in Her Latest Play

    A Nobel Laureate Takes On Trump in Her Latest Play


    The Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek at her home in Vienna, in...

    Excerpts from Elfriede Jelinek’s “On the Royal Road: The Burgher King,” a work inspired by the president, will be presented in New York on Monday.
    Review: ‘Sweat’ Imagines the Local Bar as a Caldron

    Review: ‘Sweat’ Imagines the Local Bar as a Caldron


    From left, John Earl Jelks, Carlo Albán, Johanna Day, Michelle Wilson and Allison Wright in the play...

    Lynn Nottage’s bracingly topical play explores the working-class anger and anxieties that put Donald J. Trump in the White House.
    From Trump to Grieg, a ‘Terrifying’ Soundscape

    From Trump to Grieg, a ‘Terrifying’ Soundscape


    Ben Williams at a rehearsal for “The Terrifying,” at the Abrons Arts...

    The sound designer Ben Williams talks about the sonic elements that inspired his work on the play “The Terrifying,” at the Abrons Arts Center.
    Review: Return of the Little Copter That Wowed in ‘Miss Saigon’

    Review: Return of the Little Copter That Wowed in ‘Miss Saigon’


    Jon Jon Briones as an enterprising pimp, with Samuel Li Weintraub as the son of a heroic country girl, played by Eva Noblezada in “Miss Saigon,” at the Broadway...

    The singing scenery of “Miss Saigon” is back on Broadway, with political corrections and a newly proportioned cast.
    What’s New in NYC Theater

    What’s New in NYC Theater


    Jessie Mueller’s last performance in “Waitress,” continuing at the Brooks Atkinson Theater, is on Sunday. (The show’s songwriter, Sara Bareilles, will take over the role of Jenna after that.) See listing...

    Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
    Well, Hello, Dollys!

    Well, Hello, Dollys!


    The original: Carol...

    Carol Channing originated the musical role of Dolly Levi and was considered irreplaceable. Now Bette Midler steps into a long line of her successors.
    In ‘The Play That Goes Wrong,’ It’s Murder, Strictly for Laughs

    In ‘The Play That Goes Wrong,’ It’s Murder, Strictly for Laughs


    From left, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Lewis and Henry Shields at the Old Red Lion Theater, where “The Play That Goes Wrong” was first performed in...

    The three British actors behind this farcical mystery discuss the comedy and the thrill of possible injury in a performance.
    His Idea for Fighting Terrorism? Funny Plays

    His Idea for Fighting Terrorism? Funny Plays


    The Belgian playwright and actor Ismaël...

    The Belgian playwright Ismaël Saidi writes comic plays that tour France and Belgium, and offer a message of multicultural tolerance.
    Travel Ban Threatens a Lincoln Center Festival Play

    Travel Ban Threatens a Lincoln Center Festival Play


    The North American premiere of “While I Was Waiting,” a drama by the Syrian playwright Mohammad al-Attar, may be cancelled because of the travel ban sought by the Trump...

    The center is seeking visas for several artists with Syrian passports for Mohammad al-Attar’s “While I Was Waiting.”
    Review: Shakespeare Meets Black Power in ‘Caesar/X’

    Review: Shakespeare Meets Black Power in ‘Caesar/X’


    Jonathan-David as Mark Antony with the body of Caesar (Gabriel Lawrence) at the New Victory Theater, where ‘Julius Caesar’ is playing in repertory with “X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. the Nation,” about Malcolm...

    “Julius Caesar” and “X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. the Nation” illuminate each other as they run in repertory at the New Victory Theater.
    Review: Instead of a ‘War Horse,’ This Time a Lost Cat Opens a Child’s Eyes

    Review: Instead of a ‘War Horse,’ This Time a Lost Cat Opens a Child’s Eyes


    Above from left, foreground, Mike Shepherd, Nandi Bhebhe, Katy Owen, Ncuti Gatwa and Kyla Goodey in “946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips,” a production from the British company Kneehigh at St. Ann’s...

    In “946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips,” Emma Rice directs a fanciful adaptation of another novel by Michael Morpurgo, the author of “War Horse.”