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Review: ‘The Lehman Trilogy’ Is a Transfixing Epic of Riches and Ruin

Review: ‘The Lehman Trilogy’ Is a Transfixing Epic of Riches and Ruin

Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles star in Stefano Massini’s “The Lehman Trilogy.”

How to Listen to Rock ’n’ Roll in a Theater

How to Listen to Rock ’n’ Roll in a Theater

Erik Jensen plays Lester Bangs in “How to Be a Rock Critic,” part of the Under the Radar festival at the Public Theater.

Review: Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville Lead a Hard-Run ‘Long Day’s Journey’

Review: Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville Lead a Hard-Run ‘Long Day’s Journey’

Lesley Manville and Jeremy Irons in “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

How Do You Say ‘Tradition’ in Yiddish?

How Do You Say ‘Tradition’ in Yiddish?

Joel Grey, center, directing Steven Skybell, left, who plays Tevye, and Bruce Sabath, right, who plays the butcher, in the National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene version of “Fiddler on the Roof.”

Review: ‘Smokey Joe’s Cafe’ Is a Feast of Pop Nostalgia

Review: ‘Smokey Joe’s Cafe’ Is a Feast of Pop Nostalgia

Kyle Taylor Parker, center, holding the title prop of the song “Love Potion No. 9” in “Smokey Joe’s Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller” at Stage 42.

This ‘Othello’ Is Powered by Women

This ‘Othello’ Is Powered by Women

From left, the lighting designer Jane Cox, the costume designer Toni-Leslie James, the sound designer Jessica Paz and the scenic designer Rachel Hauck at the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park.

A Play Caught in the Crossfire

A Play Caught in the Crossfire

Antoinette Nwandu gave up her teaching job to focus on writing for the stage, a risk that paid off with her new play.

Glenda Jackson on Quitting Parliament, Playing Lear and Returning to Broadway

Glenda Jackson on Quitting Parliament, Playing Lear and Returning to Broadway

Glenda Jackson, taking a break from rehearsals for “Three Tall Women,” which will mark her return to Broadway after 30 years.

In This Play About Race, ‘People Need to Be Uncomfortable’

In This Play About Race, ‘People Need to Be Uncomfortable’

The playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury, right, with the actress MaYaa Boateng, at Soho Rep, where “Fairview” is being staged. Some say the play goes too far, and others say it doesn’t go far enough.

Kerry Washington Is Going From the Beltway to Broadway

Kerry Washington Is Going From the Beltway to Broadway

David Alan Grier, left, with Kerry Washington, in her Broadway debut in David Mamet’s “Race” in 2009.

A Broadway Mogul Redefines Clout in His Own Fashion

A Broadway Mogul Redefines Clout in His Own Fashion

Jordan Roth, the president of Jujamcyn Theaters, posing on the roof of the company’s Manhattan offices.

Rip Van Winkle, Newly Awake, Meets His Neighbors Onstage

Rip Van Winkle, Newly Awake, Meets His Neighbors Onstage

Liam Craig as the title character, rehearsing for the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival adaptation of “Rip Van Winkle.”

In ‘Grey Rock,’ a Palestinian Playwright Tackles the Ordinary

In ‘Grey Rock,’ a Palestinian Playwright Tackles the Ordinary

Amir Nizar Zuabi’s play “Grey Rock” is about a Palestinian man who decides to build, in a shed, a rocket to the moon.

This Movie Romance Scandalized a Nation. Now It’s a Drama Onstage.

This Movie Romance Scandalized a Nation. Now It’s a Drama Onstage.

Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor in the 1963 film “Cleopatra.” Their on-set affair has inspired a new play.

Journeys Home to Find the Meaning of Fatherhood

Journeys Home to Find the Meaning of Fatherhood

The cast of “Fatherland” performing in Manchester, England, in 2017. The work combines text culled from interviews with music, dance and a huge amateur chorus.

How Orin Wolf Orchestrated a Tony Coup With ‘The Band’s Visit’

How Orin Wolf Orchestrated a Tony Coup With ‘The Band’s Visit’

The producer Orin Wolf embracing Sasson Gabay, who will succeed Tony Shalhoub in “The Band’s Visit,” during a party after the musical won 10 Tony awards.


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