Our guide to plays and musicals coming to New York stages and a few last-chance picks of shows that are about to close. Our reviews of open shows are at nytimes.com/reviews/theater. ‘AMERICAN UTOPIA’ the
The performer Elaine Stritch died in 2014 at 89 after over 70 years appearing in plays, musicals, film, television, cabaret and newspaper gossip columns, telegrams and Twitter, saloons and recovery meetings.
It’s easy to be skeptical of Richard Linklater’s announced adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along, which he plans to film with stars Ben Platt and Beanie Feldstein over the next 20 years.