Nottage and Whoriskey have combined to make some of the best plays in recent history, but the union had a rather unorthodox beginning.
Composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim, whose works include 'Sweeney Todd,' 'A Little Night Music,' and the current production of 'Company' on Broadway died Friday.
In Lynn Nottage's devilish new play at Second Stage, three ex-convicts fight their boss from hell at a job from hell, with delicious results
"Morning's at Seven" is a sweet comedy, a salve for these anxious times and something everyone should try to catch, especially with this special cast.
After years of success in London, Lester finally debuts on Broadway in "The Lehman Trilogy." He talked to Newsweek about the play, its themes and his roles.
This excerpt from "Dear William," David Magee's new memoir, tells the story of a family ripped apart by addiction and trauma but rebuilt through love and faith.
After the 19-month shutdown, the Irish Repertory Theatre, a gem of New York's off-Broadway scene, sparkles in its return to live theater with "Autumn Royal."
"The Lehman Trilogy" dramatizes the story of the rise and fall of a company that got too big to fail and then did fail.
The new off-Broadway production of "Morning's at Seven." brings together a Broadway-level cast.
"Putting It Together" will be catnip (or dog treats for the allergic) for Sondheim fans, who will likely breeze through the 380-plus pages, and then go back and dip into it like a biblical text.
Jerry Herman composed a boatload of hummable songs, many of which are on display in "You I Like: A Musical Celebration of Jerry Herman," which has been conceived, written and directed by Andy Einhorn.
Nasrin Sotoudeh, the subject of "Nasrin" the compelling new documentary by Jeff Kauffman and Marcia Ross, may be the bravest person you never met. She is a lawyer for women's rights and human rights in Iran.
With Irish Rep's latest entry "Meet Me in St. Louis: A Holiday Special in Song and on Screen," the company adds a musical to its résumé, and it is a pleasure.
Emily Blunt, Jamie Dornan, Christopher Walken and Jon Hamm star in "Wild Mountain Thyme," a modern fairy tale set in rural Ireland, that is very much like "Moonstruck" in Ireland.
Michael Riedel's engaging new book "Singular Sensation," brings backstage drama front and center stage with news, gossip and bold-faced names.
With its post-shutdown productions, the Irish Repertory Theatre has charted a clever and innovative course to navigate the pandemic restrictions.
Mart Crowley talks about his landmark 1968 play "Boys in the Band," which went from a succès de scandale to mainstream entertainment.
The play was shot with five actors in separate states performing in front of green screens.
A new documentary Zoom play, tells the stories of front-liners in the pandemic in their own words.
Satire works best when exaggeration is kept to a bare minimum, and Buckley's satire is the best we have going these days.
"There are a lot of plays out there being done on Zoom," he says. "This is something else. It's not a stage play. It's a play for Zoom. As a writer, it's a different form, and as a director it's a very different form."
Lois Smith, who has starred in movies, television and theater for over 60 years is giving a (relatively) small but Tony-worthy performance in Broadway's "The Inheritance."
Charles Busch has a loyal following, one that has followed him from the East Village to Broadway and now to the West Village in his latest hit, "The Confession of Lily Dare."
The current Broadway production of "The Inheritance," the two-part six-and-a-half-hour play by Matthew Lopez "that is inspired by the novel 'Howards End' by E. M. Forster" has potential audiences asking: Do you see both parts in one day or over two days?
Second Stage Theater seems to be on a mission to rescue the form, first with Tracey Letts' "Linda Vista," and now with Bess Wohl's smart, funny and thoughtful Broadway debut, "Grand Horizons."
Everything seems to be coming together for playwright Bess Wohl with three New York productions, culminating with her Broadway debut.
Laura Linney is captivating in the title role in Rona Munro's Broadway adaptation of Elizabeth Strout's "My Name Is Lucy Barton."
Russell Harvard, a deaf actor in who plays Boo Radley and Link Deas in the Broadway play "To Kill a Mockingbird," is helping pave the way for deaf actors to play hearing characters.
For musical theater lovees, anytime is a good time to celebrate the work of Stephen Sondheim. Live at Lincoln Center's "New Year's Eve: Celebrating Sondheim" fills that need.
Director Michael Wilson talks about "The Young Man From Atlanta," Horton Foote and why he thinks "there is a growing appreciation for his work, and there is place for him the pantheon in great American playwrights."