The host of Spectrum News NY1's "On Stage," talks to Newsweek about Broadway, the pandemic shutdown and his loving documentary about its reopening.
Saturday Night Live's Cecily Strong stars in the new production of Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner's "The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe."
The government's restriction on the culture sector was met with protests from workers, who called the order "baseless" and "unfair" when it took effect Sunday.
This gender-switched delight starring Katrina Lenk is not so much a revival as it is yin to the yang of the original musical, a virtually new Sondheim show.
Johnson joined the cast of Wicked in 2018 as a standby for the character, but will move into the leading role full-time starting on February 14, 2022.
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.
"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.
Students allege that the teacher was upset by their concerns and decided to cancel the play rather than put it on with their suggested revisions.
Jeremy O. Harris has shared a Twitter thread about Adele visiting his off-Broadway play—before part of the set prompted her to walk out.
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 prolific actress known for her Shakespearean roles was a theater star in America for nearly 30 years.
The new off-Broadway production of "Morning's at Seven." brings together a Broadway-level cast.
From an art festival at the furthest edge of the world to a new Fellini museum in Italy to a contemporary Indigenous dance tour, culture is live and alive once again.
The United States' rich history of theater and sports has helped some incredible venues last for generations.
The videos shared by the New Jersey performer give a behind the scenes look at the secrets behind the show which the audience don't normally get to see.
"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.
Exceptions are being made for children under 12 and people with a medical condition or closely held religious belief that prevents vaccination.
James Gunn tells Newsweek about the complicated origins of "The Suicide Squad" and the movie DC originally wanted him to make.
J.K. Rowling said the reimagined, singe-show Harry Potter play will feature "amazing illusions and some exquisite new staging."
"The Gospel According to Jesus, Queen of Heaven" reimagines Jesus Christ as a transgender woman in the present day.
Last week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Broadway is returning. Tickets will be made available for sale at 100 percent of theater capacity.
All over social media, people are rallying behind the AMC theater chain, encouraging others to buy shares and sharing nostalgic memories of when they could see movies on the big screen.
"I hope what we take from [this show] is that anyone can be part of a musical. It's the same theme of 'Ratatouille' itself: 'Anyone can cook,'" the show's music supervisor, Daniel Mertzlufft, told Newsweek recently.
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.