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Meet the Brains Behind ‘The Female Role Model Project’

Science and theater merge in a daring experiment around gender, empowerment and music.

Will Lillian Hellman Return to the Boards for ‘Days to Come’?

Revisiting the work of a woman who did not cut her conscience to fit any theatrical fashion.

The Maria Irene Fornes Play Marathon We Need Right Now

A 12-hour tribute to the greatest playwright you've never heard of.

‘Gettin’ the Band Back Together’ Rocks Broadway

Lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice. But it can strike near enough.

In the Theater of Nwandu, Black Men Yearn to ‘Pass Over’

A tragicomic play invites comparison with other works, but ultimately stands on its own.

At Last, There’s ‘Peace for Mary Frances’ (and Lois Smith)

The legendary actress is in pain, and her character's family is giving her more of it.

Despite Stiff Staging, Deft Denzel Warms ‘Iceman Cometh’

How do you stage semi-sloshed drunks mostly sitting at bar tables for four hours?

Why I Am Boycotting Writers Theatre in Chicago

When a board papers over staff misconduct, maybe it's time to just say no.

‘Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.’ Proves We Need More Political Pop Stars

Listen before Homeland Security takes this down.

These 12 Words Erased Directors of Color at the Oscars

White feminism strikes again.

Off-Broadway, “An Ordinary Muslim” Offers Extraordinary Journey

“The problem is not the Jamaat," one character declares. "The problem is this family.”

Was Augustin Daly, 19th Century Theater Genius, a Secret Progressive?

Why director Alex Roe calls "A Marriage Contract," from 1892, an "indictment of prejudice, privilege and complacency."

Six Women Allege Physical, Emotional Abuse at Dream Theatre Company

"Jeremy continues to email me from about 10 different addresses, with marriage proposals, suicide threats and pictures of his dick."

As Racial Tensions Rise, Fuller’s “A Soldier’s Play” Stands Army Strong

Chatting with Charles Weldon, artistic director of the legendary Negro Ensemble Company.

“Downton Abbey” Star Does Double Time on Broadway

The playwright bounces time on his knee.

Advice and Consent: Nia Vardalos Finds “Tiny Beautiful Things”

Nia Vardalos adapts and stars in a theatrical retelling of pain and survival.

In “A Clockwork Orange,” Onstage Violence Turns Red Hot

Anthony Burgess' violent dystopia: is it here?

Searching for a Shore, This Family Settles Into Silence

Sudsy plot points with the working-class Holmes family in rural England.

You Wrote a Children’s Play About Chernobyl?

I could say “a play about Chernobyl” and end it there. "Children's play" is the kicker.

What We Did For Love: Why Amateur Theatre Isn’t a Dirty...

Amateur theatre is a sector we should be proud of.
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