Broadway is having a banner year, and for the first time in a while, new American plays are a significant part of the lineup. If you let it wash through you, this surreal and satisfying one act has more to say about modern existence than could ever be conveyed simply with plot.
That's why every night -- as James is onstage performing Friend Like Me -- he makes a point of making eye contact with every other cast member who's out there making this eight-minute-long production number stop the show.
While the recent announcement from the Roundabout Theater Company that Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth will return to Broadway in February in On t...
Do yourself a favor today: Open up your own diary to your mother in whatever form that looks like to you. Life's too short to hide.
Maybe it's because the authors lived here, but dozens of classic books for kids are set in the center of New York. Crickets in their pages hang out, not in cornfields, but in Midtown. Mice don't run down country lanes: They sail boats in Central Park.
Unless the Great White Way wants to continue playing second fiddle to other entertainment industries that moved to a mobile-first marketing strategy, it had better grab the baton at strike up the band for a highly-digital second act.
What struck me most is that Mothers and Sons reminds us HIV/AIDS is not "then," it is "now." In fact, it may arguably be as much "now," as it has been for the last decade and more, its appearance has just changed.
Cabaret is fascinatingly structured, mirroring the societal infiltration of Nazism in the 1930s. It is insidious in its nature. As an audience, we are swept up in the decadence, debauchery, passion and lust that is presented.
The door opens and Roscoe, a kitten who looks like a black and white cookie, sticks his head out and watches Tiffany Schleigh pad down the hallway. ...
In the two-hander play The Velocity of Autumn at Broadway's Booth Theater, this chamber piece showcases the wonderful Estelle Parsons and Stephen Spinella as a contentious mother and son.
Bring the kids, pack some Twizzlers and Brush up your Bogey for a new musical that celebrates Skittles, lampoons tween-teen angst and serves up a crash course in film noir trivia.
We might also encourage every orchestra to look into its past and how it dealt with issues like anti-Semitism (and this includes our American orchestras) and what music was played during the war years and after.
From the moment George (James Franco) and Lennie (Chris O'Dowd) walk on stage, they are mesmerizing. John Steinbeck's searing novella about two itinerant ranch hands, Of Mice and Men, is now a first-rate Broadway revival.
Lena Hall as Yitzhak in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. (Photo by Joan Marcus) Neil Patrick Harris isn't the only one with fans in the audience at Hedwi...
Well, the Administration Committee did it, they ruled Cabaret Tony eligible. I wrote previously about how there would be precedent for that ruling (in...
Tony Award-winning Audra McDonald does such a fantastic job echoing the late Billie Holiday that you at times believe that you're being awarded one last performance from Holiday herself.