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Hirabayashi Lives On, Still Defending the US Constitution

A play set in World War II reminds us that our rights are only as strong as our resolve to defend them.

How the CEO of Hanky Panky Became an Off-Broadway Producer

Is Lida Orzeck running for Most Interesting Woman in the World?

Authoritarianism Rises Off-Broadway in “Describe the Night”

Playwright Rajiv Joseph offers an allegory for today's corrosive political climate and totalitarian rumblings.

Mia Dolan Sucks, But Jimmy Fowlie Will Leave You Laughing

The fictional character played by Emma Stone in "La La Land" finally performs her one-woman show for all the world to see.

Miller’s “20th Century Blues”: 40 Years, Four Women Fall Flat

Told in the rhythm of a daytime serial, this play will put a smile on your face with no great depth of inner feeling.

Dreamy “Peter Pan” Grows Wild and Full of Bedlam

When Peter still instructs the Darling children to fly by wishing for it, they close their eyes and dream, still solidly on the ground.

Off-Broadway, Max Crumm Finds Himself a “Hot Mess”

Please meet Max and Eleanor. Or, if you like, Eleanor and Max. They go together like -- well, Max and Eleanor, or Eleanor and...

► In “Bulldozer,” Constantine Maroulis Brings Rock to Urban Planning

The "American Idol" and Broadway vet discusses playing NYC's notorious master builder in a new Off-Broadway musical.

In Broadway’s Gentlest Musical, Hope Strikes Up the “Band”

Egyptian musicians and Israeli townspeople find music and connections beyond politics.

John Patrick Shanley’s New Play? Snap Out of It!

Jason Alexander, Sherie René Scott, Mary Testa Battle the Odds to a stand-still.

In “Torch Song” Return, Fierstein Lights Beautiful Gay Flame

Michael Urie as Arnold Beckoff, Mercedes Ruehl as Ma Beckoff spark Kaufman's production.

Historic Cherry Lane Theatre Blooming Under New Leaders

"This is professional theater. We take great pride in that."

Robert LuPone Pulls Heart and Strings to Play “The Violin”

The glory of age means that artistic satisfaction can come from within himself.

Son to Forgive His Betraying Mother? Ask “The Treasurer”

Wall board and masking tape cover a lifetime of scars in Max Posner’s The Treasurer.

“Mary Jane,” Mom to Chronically Sick Child, Gently Explodes

The audacity of hope in the face of mortality. Mary Jane endures because she must.

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

Anthony Burgess' violent dystopia: is it here?

A Marathon, Not a Sprint: John Pollono’s “Stronger” Journey

Four and a half years ago, Boston was under siege when unknown assailants detonated two homemade bombs near the finish line of the Boston...

At 40, Spiderwoman Theater Remains Emblem of Native Spirit

"If we're going to write a Native story, we have Native people in it."

Searching for a Shore, This Family Settles Into Silence

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

Disney vs. Stravinsky: Titans Clash in Off-Broadway Premiere

Stravinsky didn’t realize that the whole story was going to be about dinosaurs...