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From Three Troubled Lives, a Play and a New Family

From Three Troubled Lives, a Play and a New Family

Lucy Thurber with Alexander Lambie, left, and Cesar Rosado, two students who inspired her play “Transfers.”

Review: ‘The Amateurs’ Takes On God, Noah’s Ark and the Plague. For Laughs.

Review: ‘The Amateurs’ Takes On God, Noah’s Ark and the Plague. For Laughs.

From left, Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Kyle Beltran, and Jennifer Kim, with Thomas Jay Ryan, above, in “The Amateurs,” in which a medieval theater troupe goes on tour with “Noah’s Ark” and other works.

Review: Hope and Restraint at the Tonys. Then Came Robert De Niro.

Review: Hope and Restraint at the Tonys. Then Came Robert De Niro.

Robert De Niro, introducing Bruce Springsteen, used President Trump’s name three times in a short, obscene salvo.

Review: Is Edward Albee ‘At Home at the Zoo’? You Bet He Is

Review: Is Edward Albee ‘At Home at the Zoo’? You Bet He Is

Robert Sean Leonard, left, and Paul Sparks in “The Zoo Story,” the one-act that is the second half of “Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo” at the Signature Theater.

Review: With ‘Skintight,’ Idina Menzel Takes On a Straight Play. Sort Of.

Review: With ‘Skintight,’ Idina Menzel Takes On a Straight Play. Sort Of.

From left: Eli Gelb, Idina Menzel and Will Brittain in Joshua Harmon’s “Skintight.”

At 90, Hal Prince Dishes on ‘Fiddler,’ ‘Cabaret’ and Reining In Ambition

At 90, Hal Prince Dishes on ‘Fiddler,’ ‘Cabaret’ and Reining In Ambition

Front row from left, Hal Prince, Jan Horvath, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh celebrating Mr. Prince’s 90th birthday after a performance of “The Phantom of the Opera” earlier this month.

Review: ‘Jerry Springer,’ Sacred and Profane, Triumphantly Sings Again

Review: ‘Jerry Springer,’ Sacred and Profane, Triumphantly Sings Again

Terrence Mann as the title character and Will Swenson, seated, as his infernal nemesis in “Jerry Springer — The Opera.” A hit in London almost 15 years ago, the show is finally getting a full-fledged production in New York.

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: Building the Wall (Not That One) in Aristophanes’ ‘The Birds’

Review: Building the Wall (Not That One) in Aristophanes’ ‘The Birds’

A scene from “The Birds,” directed by Nikos Karathanos, at St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn.

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.

Finding New Meaning in ‘Mean Girls’

Finding New Meaning in ‘Mean Girls’

From left, Nell Benjamin, Casey Nicholaw, Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond on the set of “Mean Girls” on Broadway at the August Wilson Theater.

Coming Soon to a Stage Near You: Yesteryear’s Movies

Coming Soon to a Stage Near You: Yesteryear’s Movies

A scene from “Network,” directed by Ivo van Hove, with (left and onscreen) Bryan Cranston.

At Edinburgh Fringe, a Spotlight on Mental Health

At Edinburgh Fringe, a Spotlight on Mental Health

Josie Underwood performing in “A Clown Show About Rain” at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. “I think it’s been therapeutic” she said of doing a show about mental health.

Carey Mulligan Is Perfection in a Play That Isn’t

Carey Mulligan Is Perfection in a Play That Isn’t

Carey Mulligan in “Girls & Boys,” written by Dennis Kelly and directed by Lyndsey Turner at the Royal Court Theater in London.

Review: A Criminally Enjoyable ‘Hangmen’ From Martin McDonagh

Review: A Criminally Enjoyable ‘Hangmen’ From Martin McDonagh

Reece Shearsmith, left, and Johnny Flynn in “Hangmen,” which arrives at the Atlantic Theater Company after a London run.

Review: ‘Straight White Men,’ Now Checking Their Privilege on Broadway

Review: ‘Straight White Men,’ Now Checking Their Privilege on Broadway

From left, Stephen Payne, Josh Charles, Armie Hammer and Paul Schneider are the father and sons of Young Jean Lee’s “Straight White Men,” which opened on Broadway on Monday.


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