Tepid Texas tuner
The Public Theater rolls out the New York premiere of Giant
Revived Off-Broadway, Jonathan Larson's famous musical gives reason for some tears, and some cheers
Remember when shows used to move to a larger theater? Well, they still do that, but then after they shut down, they move back to a smaller theater. This provides some kind of economic closure, I guess. So the award winning Jonathan Larson musical Rent is now at New World Stages.
Joan MarcusSince 1996, the musical Rent has entered the musical theater pantheon, won a Pulitzer, and been praised, parodied, and panned (when it made its way to the screen). Now, three years after the show closed its Broadway run after 12 years in 2008, a revival is in previews at New World ... More >>
Tony Kushner takes a fresh look at the assisted-suicide debate
The Signature Theatre and Michael Grief remount Tony Kushner's seminal play
The Public Theater presents director Nicholas Kent's production of The Great Game
The Public stages two Shakespeare plays in rep
Or so they think
Slug Bearers gives delicious 2-D attitude; Next to Normal pushes hard to give more
The Public's Romeo and Juliet waters Central Park
Al fresco shows for real New Yorkers (and their houseguests)
A Brainy Couple's Mourning After
Neither rain nor sleet nor writer's block kept Suzan-Lori Parks from her play a day
Wedding bells are ringing for Rudnick and his glittery cast
Greenberg deconstructs an elegant past; Son dismantles a shattering present
Living in the pastiche: Are the strong, dotty women of Grey Gardens the real Beale?
Mr. Marmalade: Can child abuse be conceptual?
Bell's thriller wonders: When chronicler meets criminal, whose death is this, anyway?
Papp's restive ghost haunts the search for Wolfe's replacement
Lauded and embattled, George C. Wolfe calls it quits after 11 years
In musical theater, the old songs are the best songs, if only you know how to treat them
Dorothy Allison Gets Adapted; Phillips Gets Searched
The Expanding Role of Theater Sound Design
Parks Faces Tragedy; Ives Masks Comedy
Where Genius And Problem Case Meet