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An Antidote to Digital Dehumanization? Live Theater

An Antidote to Digital Dehumanization? Live Theater

Ayad Akhtar maintains that what he calls the “attention-finance complex” has contributed to the collapse of a collective well-being.

2018 Tony Awards: The Winners

2018 Tony Awards: The Winners

Katrina Lenk and Tony Shalhoub performing a scene from “The Band’s Visit.”

After ‘Hamlet’ and ‘King Lear,’ Where Else Can Paapa Essiedu Go?

After ‘Hamlet’ and ‘King Lear,’ Where Else Can Paapa Essiedu Go?

“There’s a line of classical roles for Paapa, if he wants to play them,” the director Simon Godwin said.

New York Has Its ‘Jerry Springer’ Moment, With Arias and Dancing

New York Has Its ‘Jerry Springer’ Moment, With Arias and Dancing

Terrence Mann, as the title character in “Jerry Springer — The Opera,” was lifted up by the cast during rehearsal for a scene about good versus evil.

Andrew Garfield and Stephen Spinella Trade Emails on Their Famed ‘Angels in America’ Role

Andrew Garfield and Stephen Spinella Trade Emails on Their Famed ‘Angels in America’ Role

Two Prior Walters: Andrew Garfield, left, plays Prior in the current revival of “Angels in America” on Broadway. Stephen Spinella originated the role in the early 1990s.

A Broadway Marathon Survival Guide

A Broadway Marathon Survival Guide

Sophie Marvin and other audience members waiting for the second half of a very Harry Potter theater day. “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” clocks in at more than five hours, plus a dinner break.

In This ‘Oklahoma!,’ She Loves Her and He Loves Him

In This ‘Oklahoma!,’ She Loves Her and He Loves Him

Left: Alfred Drake and Joan Roberts as Curly and Laurey in the 1943 Broadway production of “Oklahoma!” Right: Royer Bockus as Laurey and Tatiana Wechsler as Curly in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival production.

Review: ‘Mary Page Marlowe’ Lives an Ordinary, Extraordinary Life

Review: ‘Mary Page Marlowe’ Lives an Ordinary, Extraordinary Life

Kellie Overbey (with David Aaron Baker) during a particularly explosive period in the life of the title character in “Mary Page Marlowe.”

In ‘Grey Rock,’ a Palestinian Playwright Tackles the Ordinary

In ‘Grey Rock,’ a Palestinian Playwright Tackles the Ordinary

Amir Nizar Zuabi’s play “Grey Rock” is about a Palestinian man who decides to build, in a shed, a rocket to the moon.

Four Musicals on Three Continents: An Australian Company’s Big Bet

Four Musicals on Three Continents: An Australian Company’s Big Bet

The crowd-pleasing title character in the Melbourne, Australia, production of “King Kong.” The show opens on Broadway this fall.

Molière the Entertainer vs. Serious Molière

Molière the Entertainer vs. Serious Molière

“L’Avare” at the Odéon-Théâtre de l’Europe in Paris.

Review: An Anthology of B-List Broadway in ‘Hey, Look Me Over!’

Review: An Anthology of B-List Broadway in ‘Hey, Look Me Over!’

Vanessa Williams, with members of the ensemble, performing a number from “Jamaica” as part of the revue “Hey, Look Me Over!”

A Philadelphia Theater Heading, and Sweating, in a New Direction

A Philadelphia Theater Heading, and Sweating, in a New Direction

Justin Jain, Matteo Scammell and Ross Beschler in the Wilma Theater production of “Blood Wedding,” directed by Csaba Horvath.

Review: A High School Meltdown Heats Up ‘Be More Chill’

Review: A High School Meltdown Heats Up ‘Be More Chill’

Will Roland, left, and George Salazar as friends hungry to be more popular in the musical “Be More Chill.”

Review: ‘This Flat Earth’ Traces Childhood Fears No Parent Can Allay

Review: ‘This Flat Earth’ Traces Childhood Fears No Parent Can Allay

Lucas Papaelias as Dan and Ella Kennedy Davis as his daughter Julie in “This Flat Earth,” directed by Rebecca Taichman, at Playwrights Horizons.

Bringing the World of Ta-Nehisi Coates, Briefly, to Stage

Bringing the World of Ta-Nehisi Coates, Briefly, to Stage

From left, the pianist Jason Moran, the bassist Mimi Jones and the drummer Nate Smith in a rehearsal for a stage adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s book “Between the World and Me,” which opens at the Apollo Theater on April 2.


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