Tanya Barfield’s new play about biracial adoption loses reception with distracting tactics
It's presidential-campaign showbiz in a Gore Vidal revival
An 11 o'clock number is a song that comes towards the very end of a Broadway musical, when a leading character has a fit of emotion and pours it out in music. It's a showstopper that's generally designed to give the tourists something to hum about when they leave. My five faves in ascending ... More >>
The creators of Hairspray go direct to video with their new musical
No more governor, so it's full speed ahead with Valerie Bertinelli and Kerry Butler
Grease and A Midsummer Night's Dream revisit familiar territory
Chinese opera comes to Lincoln Center; Greek myth goes to a roller disco.
Maggots at the Times and other nasty revelations
At Lincoln Center, the ambiance of felching. Elsewhere, smoking gossip.
Kirsten Childs's dolphins play dangerous human games. But referee Tina Landau's asleep.