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La Scala Paris opened with a production in which the playwright Yasmina Reza also acts. But a theater focused on new writing in French from abroad faces an uncertain future.
Hansol Jung’s industriously imaginative play uses visions of winged flight to explore the loneliness of two ambivalent lovers in Seoul.
John Doyle’s inventive revival of Brecht’s 1941 satire about Adolf Hitler is more impressive for theatrical ingenuity than topicality.
The unexpectedly popular production has already been extended four times at its original home, the Museum of Jewish Heritage.
The one-woman play by Phoebe Waller-Bridge will have a five-week run at SoHo Playhouse in the spring.
Four times recently he’s stopped his solo Broadway show to make his feelings known — gently but firmly. Getting too angry can backfire.
How three Broadway actresses capture the essence of one superstar: Thank the costumes, “Burlesque” — and white teeth.
Mr. Rain was a regular on the stage at the Stratford Festival for decades, but he was perhaps best known for his chilly voice in “2001: A Space Odyssey.”
New York City Center’s gala production of the musical is being staged by Bob Avian and Baayork Lee, who have been with the show since its inception.
After eight years of development, a peppy musical about the value of persistence proves its own point.
The archive of Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis, now at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, traces more than 60 years in the theater, in the movies and at the front lines of social activism.
This one-man show, about the anxieties of impending fatherhood, makes a seductive case for seeing a comedian live in the age of Netflix.
In Oliver Butler’s revival, Will Eno’s reputation-making monologue of masochistic bleakness suddenly feels a lot less shocking.
Mr. Sanders, a veteran of four decades of stage and screen work, is giving the performance of his career in his first appearance in Chekhov.
The highly physical Irish actor Aaron Monaghan came late to Beckett, and is young to portray Estragon. But the role fits (even if the shoes don’t).
The novelist’s first play, “Happy Birthday, Wanda June,” is proving its resonance — and some nights, too much so — in a timely new revival.
The theater had fired the previous artistic director, Gordon Edelstein, over sexual misconduct accusations.
With 350 pieces, the Warhol retrospective at the Whitney sets aside the icon’s persona and focuses on his art.
Among a range of plays in London exploring racial tensions, an adaptation of Zadie Smith’s novel stands out for its positive view of the city’s multicultural life.
The one-ton, 20-foot marionette is impressive, but the $35 million musical he stars in doesn’t even succeed as camp.