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In ‘Halfway Bitches,’ Playwright Guirgis Goes All the Way

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This is two-act, two-hour-and-40-minute political issue to which attention must be paid.

Weighty Matters, Light Verse: John Lithgow Inks ‘Dumpty’

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One day, reaching for this book will be a good way to revisit the escapades of the Trump presidency -- and to be glad that they're over.

Delhi Smog: The Toxic Gift That Keeps India Laughing

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Despite all the choking, an ongoing environmental tragedy somehow inspires comedic gold.

Putin — and the Pecs That Launched a Million Memes

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According to "Putin Kitsch in America," those beefcake shots not only boosted Putin’s image, they sexualized his public image.

How ‘Average’ Howard Barnes Became an Above-Average Musical

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Composer Michael Kooman and book writer/lyricist Christopher Dimond celebrate their "average" world-premiere CD.

How Abortion Narratives Are Changing in Hollywood

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Amazingly, encouragingly, the subject is suddenly everywhere.

‘Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow’ Stay Home

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There must be method to playwright Halley Feiffer's current madness.
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For Quality Cultural Diplomacy, Watch Hulu’s ‘Ramy’

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With laughter and understanding across religions and culture, 'Ramy' is the future -- for the next generation and beyond.

‘Frankie and Johnny’ Beams a Strong Broadway Half-Light

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Playwright Terrence McNally can be greatly thanked -- especially in the light of the moon.

Who Are The 1491s and What Is ‘Between Two Knees’?

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An intertribal, Indigenous sketch-comedy troupe exposes a deep cultural scar.

What ‘Ain’t No Mo’ Taught Me About 400 Years of Inequality

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Audiences laughed. But no one will ever understand the pain of African Americans.

For Hnath, ‘Hillary and Clinton’ Are a, If Not the, Real...

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Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow cannonade a gratifying 90-minute, intermissionless play.

Kevin Allison Took a Chance — and the RISK! Paid...

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An evangelist for telling our uncomfortable truths wasn’t always so comfortable with it.

Why Edith Wharton Might Hate My Play

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A mixed-race playwright reconsiders 'The House of Mirth' and its relevance (or lack thereof) for people of color.

Please, Lynn Nottage, Don’t Make Me ‘Meet Vera Stark’!

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One of our towering dramatic playwrights finds no time for comedy.

Are Millennials Actually ‘F**ked’? Ask Matt Williams

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A veteran TV writer-producer and "old white guy" explains his new play -- about Millennials.

Revisiting the Comic Tragicomedy of Sean O’Casey

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Irish Rep reexamines a challenging classic, set during the Irish War for Independence.

How ‘Nailed It’ Fails It

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Join us, as we mourn the death of craft.

After 50 Years, Elaine May Returns to Broadway

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In Kenneth Lonergan's "The Waverly Gallery," May gives a superb performance of lasting memory.

In ‘Hitler’s Tasters,’ Young Women Feast on the Fuhrer’s Food

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Former journalist turned playwright Michelle Kholos Brooks explores a grim historical footnote.
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