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‘Long Lost’: New Margulies Play Should Stay Undiscovered

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The playwright thinks he’s offering us shocks. They register more like mild nudges.

‘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.

The Currency of Bertolt Brecht

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What a shame we still live in a world that the playwright would so readily have recognized.

‘Lockdown’ Appeals for Justice Reform — and Compassion

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Playwright Cori Thomas learned to see the San Quentin incarcerated as individuals, not as past crimes.

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.

Dear Tasha Lawrence: A Letter About ‘All Our Children’

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You have a tough scene late in the play. You probably know it -- what you do at the end of it.

She’s Lear, She’s Here, Get Used To It

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One thing about this obtuse king is undeniably magisterial: a larger-than-life rage.

Halley Feiffer: Writing New Roles One Play at a Time

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How an actor who has always been a writer became a writer who has always been an actor.

Au Contraire: Exploring Brexit in English and Irish Theater

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There's a desire to respect their differences and to work out where they go next -- together or separately.

I Wrote ‘After’ — a Play About a School Gun Massacre…

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...then the Stoneman Douglas High School massacre happened minutes from my home.

Isabelle Huppert Suffers (Again!) in Surreal Off-Broadway Play

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Watching Florian Zeller's 'The Mother,' we suffer right along with the glorious French actress.

My Heart Doesn’t Belong to ‘Daddy’

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Jeremy O. Harris' play, starring Alan Cumming and set in a pool, barely makes a ripple.

Yes, Ma: Gay Boy Playwright-Choreographer Makes Good

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It's all about his mother (and her love life) in the part-play, part-dance 'The Mar Vista.'

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.

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.

Mars Never Seemed So Close, or So Far Away

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After an abortive launch, Erin Treadway finally blasts off in the new play "Spaceman."

Shepard’s ‘True West’ May Not Be So True After All

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I used to think this was a great play. Now I fear it's a great play wrapped in a gimmick.

When a Safe House Isn’t So Safe

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Abby Rosebrock's play "Blue Ridge" finds Marin Ireland is brilliantly all the rage.
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