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Daughters of African Immigrants Use the Stage to Tell of Two Worlds

Daughters of African Immigrants Use the Stage to Tell of Two Worlds

Clockwise from top left: Danai Gurira, Jocelyn Bioh, Mfoniso Udofia and Ngozi Anyanwu.

7 More Adventurous Theater Directors to Look Out For

7 More Adventurous Theater Directors to Look Out For

Katie Mitchell’s production of Alice Birch’s “Anatomy of a Suicide” played at the Royal Court Theater in London in 2017.

Robert O’Hara Thinks ‘Men Are Stupid.’ His New Play Shows Just How.

Robert O’Hara Thinks ‘Men Are Stupid.’ His New Play Shows Just How.

“In satire, you sort of imagine the unimaginable,” said Robert O’Hara, whose new play, “Mankind,” envisions a world without women.

Broadway Producer Named BAM’s New Artistic Director

Broadway Producer Named BAM’s New Artistic Director

David Binder, who will officially take over as artistic director of the Brooklyn Academy of Music in January, inside its opera house.

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.”

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.

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.

Kerry Washington Is Going From the Beltway to Broadway

Kerry Washington Is Going From the Beltway to Broadway

David Alan Grier, left, with Kerry Washington, in her Broadway debut in David Mamet’s “Race” in 2009.

Review: Dancing to Destruction in Enda Walsh’s Fierce ‘Disco Pigs’

Review: Dancing to Destruction in Enda Walsh’s Fierce ‘Disco Pigs’

Evanna Lynch, left, and Colin Campbell as 17-year-olds on the loose in Enda Walsh’s “Disco Pigs” at the Irish Repertory Theater.

Parkland Survivors Get a Broadway Master Class in Healing

Parkland Survivors Get a Broadway Master Class in Healing

Cameron Kasky, 17, a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, rehearsing “Spring Awakening” while members of the original Broadway cast watched.

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: Hit Songs to Sin By in a Smashing ‘Moulin Rouge!’

Review: Hit Songs to Sin By in a Smashing ‘Moulin Rouge!’

As Harold Zidler, who runs the Moulin Rouge nightclub, Danny Burstein delivers a master class in pandering seediness.

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.

How an Anxious-Adolescent Musical (No, Not That One) Found Its Fans

How an Anxious-Adolescent Musical (No, Not That One) Found Its Fans

Will Connolly (center) as a high school student who takes steps to turn cool in the Two River Theater production of “Be More Chill.”

This ‘Othello’ Is Powered by Women

This ‘Othello’ Is Powered by Women

From left, the lighting designer Jane Cox, the costume designer Toni-Leslie James, the sound designer Jessica Paz and the scenic designer Rachel Hauck at the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park.

Review: An Impresario of ‘Fire and Air’ (if He Does Say So Himself)

Review: An Impresario of ‘Fire and Air’ (if He Does Say So Himself)

In “Fire and Air,” James Cusati-Moyer, sitting in the foreground, is the dancer Nijinsky and Douglas Hodge, behind him in the top hat, is the impresario Diaghilev. Members of their circle, from left: Marsha Mason, John Glover and Marin Mazzie.


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