“For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf” is not a play. Or that’s not what the breakthrough work was called by its author, Ntozake Shange. Her word was “choreopoem,” and
A clipboard in her hand, a tiara on her head, the queen was drafting her country’s constitution — the sort of idealistic undertaking that requires the mulling of common values. So she sought out a citizen
It was the type of announcement any theater, large or small, would dread sending: a notice about the cancellation of a play. But for the first time in its 23-year history, the Echo Theater Company in Village
There’s something feral about Jud Fry, and something pathetic, too. Jud is the bad guy in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” — the farmhand who makes Laurey, the heroine, feel threatened in her own
“To Kill a Mockingbird” is proving to be an eventful legal drama. And not just in the theater. Last month the producer Scott Rudin, seeking to protect the financial future of a new stage adaptation of
If Medea, who murders her young sons to avenge her pride, is a fit subject for drama, what isn’t? That is a question you may find yourself asking with a shiver as you arrive at the Skirball Center for
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is no stranger to the bloody side of feudal politics. He’s been playing Jaime Lannister, a character known for his murder of a king, on HBO’s “Game of Thrones” for seven seasons.
In a typical morning class at American Ballet Theater, the brightly lit studio feels like a laboratory. If you’ve watched these dancers in performance, you might be surprised at how messy they can be practicing,
TURNERS FALLS, Mass. — It seemed like the perfect setting for a shy, thoughtful 10-year-old boy’s first steps on stage: a kids’ Shakespeare program that doesn’t hold auditions, guarantees everyone a substantial
On Monday, Kerry Washington announced on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” that her Broadway play, “American Son,” will be adapted by Netflix. She is set to reprise her role as Kendra, the concerned
The director Gregory Mosher found an actor he thought was perfect to play George Deever, one of the main characters in “All My Sons,” the Arthur Miller classic that is coming back to Broadway in the spring.