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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:00:14 GMTJayne Houdyshell, left, and Laurie Metcalf in “A Doll’s House, Part 2,” written by Lucas Hnath.Lucas Hnath’s “A Doll’s House, Part 2,” funny and illuminating, dares to wonder what Ibsen’s Nora Helmer has been up to since she slammed that door.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:33:40 GMTCate Blanchett in Chekhov’s “The Present,” on Broadway in December. She will star in a staging of “All About Eve” directed by Ivo van Hove.This stage version of the 1950 film, which will be adapted and directed by Ivo van Hove, is planned for the West End in spring 2018.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:10:27 GMTDanaya Esperanza, in hat, and Michael Bradley Cohen in the Public Theater Mobile Unit’s production of “Twelfth Night.”The Public Theater’s Mobile Unit winds up its five-borough tour of Shakespeare’s comedy about mistaken identity.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:38:23 GMTA scene from “Up and Away” at the Clark Studio Theater at Lincoln Center.The Big Umbrella Festival, arriving in April 2018, hopes to make theater a safe space for children on the autism spectrum.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:13:20 GMTMartha Lavey at the Steppenwolf Theater in 2010, during the run of the revival of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”An actress by training, Ms. Lavey was artistic director of Steppenwolf Theater during a period of great expansion.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:00:24 GMTKris Andersson as his drag alter ego Dixie, the star of “Dixie’s Tupperware Party.”Kris Andersson keeps on touring as Dixie Longate, an indefatigable Tupperware queen.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:56:21 GMTMarisa Tomei and Lena Hall (center, from left) in “How to Transcend a Happy Marriage.”Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:47:57 GMTCorey Cott and Laura Osnes star in “Bandstand,” a new musical set in 1945, at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater.Laura Osnes and Corey Cott star in a new Broadway musical, set in 1945, about a musician, a singer, trauma and healing.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:30:30 GMTJames Earl Jones in his most recent Broadway performance, a 2015 revival of “The Gin Game,” opposite Cicely Tyson. He will be recognized this year with a special Tony Award for lifetime achievement in theater.Mr. Jones, 86, has appeared in 20 Broadway plays since 1958 and has won two Tony Awards, for “The Great White Hope” in 1969 and “Fences” in 1987.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:00:30 GMTRoland Scahill, who pleaded guilty on Wednesday to tricking friends into investing in a nonexistent play.Roland Scahill pleaded guilty Wednesday to grand larceny and fraud over a scheme built around a nonexistent play he claimed would star the actress Lupita Nyong’o as the opera singer Kathleen Battle.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:12:31 GMTMatt Weiss as a Hamlet who tends to grope Ophelia.Boris Akunin’s take on Shakespeare’s broody prince is full of intrigue, but it often feels like a “Hamlet” highlight reel.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:00:01 GMTTa-Nehisi CoatesThe work that won the National Book Award will be staged in a multimedia production in April 2018.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:17:18 GMTBrian Greene, during “Awakening the Mind: A Celebration of the Life and Work of Oliver Sacks,” at last year’s World Science Festival.The musicians will perform in “Time, Creativity and the Cosmos,” a multimedia spectacle, to open the World Science Festival’s 10th anniversary.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:00:05 GMTTaylor Mac, during his “A 24-Decade History of Popular Music” at St. Ann’s Warehouse in 2016. Audiences in San Francisco will be able to see the show in September and there will be an abridged version at Mr. Mac’s “A 24-Decade History of Popular Music” will be performed in San Francisco and Los Angeles, with abridged versions staged elsewhere.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:40:24 GMTDianne Wiest stars in “Happy Days”at the Polonsky Shakespeare Center.Ms. Wiest plays the beleaguered but unbowed heroine of this Beckett comedy.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:00:24 GMTMarin Ireland in “On the Exhale,” one of many recent plays to consider gun violence and its aftermath.Live performance is a most direct way to make the fear and heartbreak palpable.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:00:14 GMTFrom left, Allison Janney, John Benjamin Hickey and Corey Hawkins in a revival of John Guare’s “Six Degrees of Separation” at the Ethel Barrymore Theater.Corey Hawkins soars as a great pretender in this otherwise earthbound revival of John Guare’s masterwork.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:00:23 GMTAllyson Boate warming up before a performance of “Hamlet” at the Matthews Opera House & Arts Center in Spearfish, S.D.South Dakota, which voted decisively for Donald J. Trump, is also a prime recipient of grants from the arts agencies the president wants to eliminate.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:07:42 GMTMichael Bogdanov directed more than 70 Shakespeare productions in his quest to “pluck out the political, existential heart and mystery of the plays.”Mr. Bogdanov also directed plays by Molière, Goethe, Chekhov, Gogol and Dylan Thomas, as well as musicals and operas. But a contemporary play nearly put him in jail.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:00:14 GMTChristy Altomare in the musical “Anastasia,” a show filled with internal conflicts.This epic musical about an amnesiac princess suffers from its own identity crisis.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:16 GMTSoho Rep had presented a variety of productions at its TriBeCa theater over the past 25 years. Here are Thuli Dumakude and Jonathan Peck in a 2014 production of “Generations.”This company plans to go back to its Walker Street location in TriBeCa next spring now that officials have helped it address issues regarding the space.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:01:24 GMTThe director Andy Blankenbuehler, far right, demonstrating a move to cast members of “Bandstand.”The director of “Bandstand” had to introduce changes — then let go.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:41:43 GMTFrom left, Stephanie Rutherford, Katharine Gray and Deanne Jones in “In a Pickle,” a children’s theater adaptation of “The Winter’s Tale.”“In a Pickle,” at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, is “The Winter’s Tale” for 2- through 5-year-olds. More emphasis on the sheep, less on the scary stuff.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:10:50 GMTPosters for the musical “Rebecca” were already up at Broadway’s Broadhurst Theater in the fall of 2012 when the production unraveled because of a fraud scheme.A court case involving one of the most high profile scandals in Broadway history began on Monday.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:58:21 GMTBen Chaplin as Edward and Daisy Haggard as Zara in “Consent” at the National Theater in London.Portraying marriages under siege, Nina Raine’s blistering “Consent” and Edward Albee’s “The Goat” aim to shake up audiences.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 02:00:23 GMTChristian Borle, center, as Willy Wonka in the musical “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater.Christian Borle is the eccentric Willy Wonka in this tentative musical based on the Roald Dahl children’s classic.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:54:08 GMTFrom left, Josh Hamilton, Danny McCarthy and Josh Charles are brainstorming — but about what? — in Annie Baker’s “The Antipodes.”In this endlessly fascinating work, Annie Baker, the author of “The Flick,” considers the art and necessity of fabulation.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:36:54 GMTThe playwright Lynn Nottage in the lobby at Studio 54, where her drama “Sweat” is playing.Lynn Nottage will write the book for a musical adaptation of “The Secret Life of Bees,” and Lisa Kron and Josh Radnor also have projects.