Theatre Reviews

Chloë Grace Moretz plays the survivor of a gunman’s attack on a school in this play by Scott Z. Burns

The Library

By Daniel Scheffler | Apr 16
Steven Soderbergh directs this stark new play about the aftermath of a high school shooting, now playing at The Public Theatre.

Robert Sella, left, and Arnie Burton in ’The Mystery of Irma Vep’ at the Lucille Lortel

The Mystery of Irma Vep

By Brooke Pierce | Apr 16
"Irma Vep" is back in the Village in a limited-run revival from Red Bull Theater Company, offering a new generation the chance to see why this wild romp is still beloved around the world.

Eric Ulloa ‏and company

Encores! The Most Happy Fella

By Marcus Scott | Apr 15
Returning to the New York City Center for a limited-engagement performance concert, Frank Loesser’s highly-underrated "The Most Happy Fella" is an ode to joy and unconditional love.

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Theatre Features

Billy Porter on ’Kinky Boots’ anniversary, new CD

By Mark Kennedy | Apr 14
Billy Porter has good reason to be happy these days. He’s celebrating his anniversary in the hit musical "Kinky Boots" and is about to release a new CD of Broadway standards.

Yannick Greweldinger, Reinier Schimmel & Silke Hundertmark in "Lebensraum" at ArtsEmerson

Double Reality :: Bringing Humanity to Life in ’Lebensraum’

By Michael Cox | Apr 8
Director Jakop Ahlbom discusses his darkly comic homage to the silent film auteur Buster Keaton, "Lebensraum." In this surreal and dialogue-free play, two male inventors run into problems when they create a mechanical doll to help them keep house.

 Denzel Washington, left, and LaTanya Richardson Jackson during a performance of "A Raisin in the Sun," at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in New York

Denzel Washington on ’Raisin’ and Sidney Poitier

By Mark Kennedy | Mar 30
The Denzel Washington you meet backstage at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre is not exactly living a glamorous Hollywood life. He’s more like a college kid during finals.

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