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Anticipating the new tax law — which gets rid of deductible expenses — actors are looking into becoming corporations.
As a tormented young gay man aspiring to be a Broadway dancer, he delivered a wrenching monologue. But his career soon took a downturn.
This sumptuous if uninvolving Encores! production invites you to wallow with the beautiful and damned in old Berlin.
Why the linchpin of Marvel’s “Avengers” movies — and walking image of American fortitude — is giving it all up to play a villain on Broadway (and learn to tap dance).
Why is “the Scottish play” so hard to get right? Two productions in Britain show why Shakespeare’s shortest tragedy is also his trickiest.
His solo show will run through Dec. 15, but tickets are available only to those who tried to get them earlier.
How do married clowns make wordless wizardry with balloons, umbrellas, packing peanuts and fabric? Turn on those electric fans.
At this encounter group, the porn addict to your right or left may be an actor. If only the show’s creators had more self-control.
Roundabout Theater Company announced Tuesday that its new production of “True West” will begin previews in December at the American Airlines Theater.
Reality and identity are mutable things in “Distant Observer: Tokyo/New York Correspondence,” by Takeshi Kawamura and John Jesurun, at La MaMa.
A new production starring Cillian Murphy will transform Max Porter’s experimental novel into a play. Just don’t expect any C.G.I. birds.
In an inversion of the usual adaptation process, the creators of the hit musical are releasing a novel based on the play.
The new telling of “Forty Girls,” which mixes video, songs and traditional and modern music, is a bold departure for a Muslim country, especially Uzbekistan.
The Australian stand-up Hannah Gadsby examines a culture that excuses abuse and takes on comedy’s pieties. Laughter is not good medicine, in her view.
In this spry and winning show, a Canadian playwright links the story of her great-grandparents to the refugee crisis of the present.
A new show draws on the art and writings of Leonora Carrington and Alejandro Jodorowsky, and gives viewers a peek into an expansive world.
In an overstuffed one-man show, Modesto Jimenez recalls a personal journey that includes gang life, a liberal-arts college and experimental theater.
A boxing champ who survived an attempt on her life prepares to seek revenge in this multimedia play at Abrons Arts Center.
“Prurience,” a new immersive theater piece by Christopher Green, is set at a self-help group for pornography addicts.