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."
Horton Foote's Pulitzer Prize–winning 'Young Man From Atlanta,' starring Aidan Quinn and Kristine Nielsen is getting a touching revival in New York.
'Let 'Em Eat Cake' concerns the actions of a rogue president John P. Wintergreen who has lost re-election, fires the Supreme Court, stages a military coup and paints the White House blue.
"The Flamingo Kid" features a bouncy score by Scott Frankel that includes the song "Never Met a Boy Like You," an early 1960s–style pop ballad sung by Samantha Massell and Jimmy Brewer.
When Andrea Martin hurt her ribs and had to withdraw from 'Gary,' Julie White stepped in and took the role all the way to a Tony nomination.
Librettist Robert Horn discusses the transformation of the iconic movie 'Tootsie' into a hit Broadway musical.
"Plough" is the third full-length play of O'Casey's produced this season by the Irish Rep, one of the best seasons by any New York theater in years.
Tony Goldwyn, star of stage, screen and television, stars on stage screen and television in the play 'Network' at the Belasco Theatre.
In politics and history, it's whether you win or lose. In "Hillary and Clinton," it's about how they play the game.
Jackson as Lear is every inch a king, and every inch a man—well, give or take.
What does it mean to be Scottish? That is the question.
Irish Rep is in the middle of an ambitious season devoted to the works of Sean O'Casey. In addition to the Dublin Trilogy, the company is presenting a series of readings of lesser-known or -performed works by the playwright.
"The Ferryman," which has already won awards across the Atlantic and promises to be a play at the Tony Awards, is welcoming several new members to its cast. Foremost among these are Bryan D'Arcy James, recently of Hamilton, Holley Fain of "Grey's Anatomy" and Emily Bergl of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."
The Irish Repertory Theatre will be devoting a whole season to the works of Sean O'Casey and it starts off with sleek strong production of "The Shadow of a Gunman."