In the West, wildfires are stopping shows. Extreme heat has led to cancellations in the South. And changing weather patterns are hobbling performances in the Northeast.
Her bold choices for “Into the Woods” have garnered the 22-year-old actress critical acclaim and a Broadway debut.
In this excerpt from “Shy: The Alarmingly Outspoken Memoirs of Mary Rodgers,” a Broadway musical is born at a summer camp.
The new Elton John-Shaina Taub musical, based on the popular film about a fashion-world ingénue and her demanding boss, isn’t yet ready-to-wear.
On the eve of a concert with three of the flop musical’s talented stars, time to celebrate a production that thrilled loyal fans — and at least one critic.
The daughter of Richard Rodgers, confidante of Stephen Sondheim and composer of “Once Upon a Mattress” holds nothing back in “Shy.”
The requirements of the theater, and the constant physical and emotional risks facing performers, have many demanding their basic needs as humans.
The horsemen, courtiers, stablehands and other performers at ye olde New Jersey tourist attraction formed a new kind of medieval guild when they voted to unionize.
It’s the city’s traditional high season and it is celebrating with newly opened hotels and restaurants and a revived live-performance scene.
Yuval Sharon’s wildly innovative stagings, already celebrated in Berlin and Los Angeles, reach new heights in Michigan.
Frank talk about salaries and the end of unpaid internships are positive steps, but the cost may be fewer opportunities to learn the ropes.
After nine seasons on the NBC series, Amir Arison is making his Broadway debut in the stage adaptation of Khaled Hosseini’s popular 2003 novel.
At the Cultural Defense shows in Lviv, comedians and audiences look for humor amid a deadly conflict. Don’t mind the air raid alarms.
Thirteen members of the Mariupol Drama Theater have reconvened in western Ukraine where they are rehearsing a new play about a Ukrainian dissident who died in a Russian prison camp in the 1980s.
She breathes, coughs and mourns, and now the cow puppet that captured hearts in the Encores! “Into the Woods” revival is on Broadway.
The Royal Shakespeare Company has cast a disabled actor to play the “deformed, unfinish’d” king for the first time. The choice has been hailed as a landmark moment.
Beginning in July, Broadway will no longer require audiences to mask up. Actors and theater workers aren’t loving the idea.
Broadway Bares began as a response to the AIDS crisis. Thirty years later, the one-night-only burlesque spectacle remains a potent, frisky fund-raiser.
After more than a decade of chaos and war, fed-up Libyans are clamoring for peace — and making clear they’ve had enough violence: “We want to taste life, not death.”
Most theaters stopped requiring proof of vaccination this spring. Now they are going “mask optional.”
“The Sex Lives of African Women” explores women’s experiences, in their own words, helping foster “a sexual revolution that’s happening across our continent.”
Three original cast members, who are still with the audacious musical as it celebrates its 4,000th performance, discussed its history, reception and staying power.
With Joaquina Kalukango’s high notes and Billy Crystal’s lowbrow jokes, the Tonys celebrated Broadway’s return after a tumultuous season.
“The Lehman Trilogy” won best play, “Company” won best musical revival and “Take Me Out” won best revival of a play at the 75th Tony Awards.
The singer and actress was added as a producer of the show as it transitioned to Broadway.
The Tony Awards are being held Sunday at Radio City Music Hall.
The Broadway ensemble member turned Oscar winner vows that the ceremony will celebrate the often unsung actors who have stepped in so often during the pandemic.
Theater, art and music are flourishing, and on the culinary scene, a 13-course Filipino tasting menu and a sleek Black-owned winery in Bronzeville are just a few of the city’s new offerings.
Many of the “great men” who helped America create its classics, its institutions and its own acting style were tyrants. We need to cut them loose.
The actress, nominated for a Tony Award for her magnetic performance in “Macbeth,” is drawn to female characters who challenge the status quo.
As Broadway embarked on its road to recovery, these 45 theater artists helped pave the way.
The acclaimed British actor explains the links between his tour de force stage turn and a recent string of subdued screen roles.
Audiences are increasingly asked to lock their phones in pouches at comedy shows, concerts and some plays. But what happens onstage doesn’t always stay onstage.
The new production, an adaptation of the classic 1984 martial arts film, is onstage now just outside St. Louis and aiming for a Broadway run.
J.J. Pearce High School in Texas staged one of the country’s first school productions of “Cats: Young Actors Edition,” a new one-hour version of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical.
British prosecutors said that they had authorized criminal charges against Mr. Spacey, 62, for four counts of sexual assault. He cannot be formally charged unless he enters England or Wales.
Hollywood thinks he might be the next big star. But with the risky “Elvis” riding on his performance, the magnetic actor is feeling the pressure.
“There’s something about this show that buoys me up with an energy that I didn’t think I had,” the Tony nominee said of “The Music Man.”
Just five years after he performed as Michael Jackson at a high school talent show, Myles Frost is making his debut in a Broadway musical about the King of Pop.
She was the last surviving daughter of the baron and the would-be nun depicted in the stage musical and 1965 film.
At times it felt like a game of survival. But during a Broadway season unlike any other, productions showed their resourcefulness while learning how to live with Covid.
The veteran actress, nominated for her work in “Trouble in Mind,” is championing Black artists, producing on Broadway and relishing being cast as the love interest.
Good performers are able to find a way to portray people who are not like themselves.
Will Smith slapped Chris Rock onstage at the Oscars. Dave Chappelle was tackled at the Hollywood Bowl. Now some venues are increasing security to protect comedians.
Billy Crystal, Shoshana Bean and performers from “Company,” “MJ,” “A Strange Loop,” “Six” and other Tony-nominated shows will share songs and stories.
The 41-year-old playwright’s show “Fat Ham,” set at a Southern barbecue, hasn’t even had an in-person production yet because of the pandemic.
On Monday, the nominees for the 75th Tony Awards were announced. The ceremony will take place on June 12 on CBS and Paramount+.
While for-profit theater owners and operators agreed to stop checking proof of vaccination this week, several nonprofit Broadway theaters continue to require it.
Broadway enthusiasts, art aficionados and food lovers will find new offerings in and around Times Square and in neighborhoods below 42nd Street, heralding the promise of a vibrant recovery.
With his bravura meta-musical, “A Strange Loop,” the playwright is showing Broadway audiences something they have never seen before.