In Broadway revivals, Topdog/Underdog is absolutely riveting, while Death of a Salesman feels forced and unconvincing.
Two dark comedies explore American and British subcultures far below the line of decency.
Pulitzer Prize-winner Tracy Letts’s new Broadway play features an intriguing premise and a shocking denouement.
Stephen Sondheim was the most influential musical-theater artist of the modern era. His death leaves a permanent hole in the art form and in the hearts of his fans.
The late Terrence McNally was more than just a masterful playwright. He also forged new roads in musical theater.
The main problem with Gloria is its expository storytelling. Events are mostly announced and described rather than recreated.
Our theater critics pick some of the outstanding productions of the year.
Dave Malloy’s musical version of Moby-Dick shows promise, but he needs to trim plenty of blubber.
Tony Kushner attempts a re-write of his first professional play. The results are decidedly mixed.
Come From Away is more than just a rousing and heart-warming 100 minutes of theatrical entertainment. It’s a poignant reminder, and celebration, of what we’re all capable of as people.