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Review: In Shaw’s ‘Saint Joan,’ a Sane and Sensible Martyr

Review: In Shaw’s ‘Saint Joan,’ a Sane and Sensible Martyr

Condola Rashad as a sober and cleareyed Joan of Arc in George Bernard Shaw’s “Saint Joan.”

Casting Controversy Derailed a High School Play. Then Came the Threats.

Casting Controversy Derailed a High School Play. Then Came the Threats.

Ciara Renée as Esmeralda in a 2015 production of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” at the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey.

Review: Who Am I? ‘Panorama’ Says There Is No Easy Answer

Review: Who Am I? ‘Panorama’ Says There Is No Easy Answer

Valois Mickens in “Panorama,” a multimedia production from the Italian troupe Motus, at La MaMa.

Review: At Stratford, ‘Coriolanus’ Is Riveting and Troubling

Review: At Stratford, ‘Coriolanus’ Is Riveting and Troubling

André Sills as the title character in Shakespeare’s “Coriolanus,” directed by Robert Lepage for the Stratford Festival in Canada.

Four Musicals on Three Continents: An Australian Company’s Big Bet

Four Musicals on Three Continents: An Australian Company’s Big Bet

The crowd-pleasing title character in the Melbourne, Australia, production of “King Kong.” The show opens on Broadway this fall.

Review: Hip-Hopping With the Stars in ‘Half Time’

Review: Hip-Hopping With the Stars in ‘Half Time’

Vintage talents on display: Donna McKechnie, Lori Tan Chinn, Lillias White, Lenora Nemetz, Georgia Engel, Kay Walbye, André De Shields, Madeleine Doherty and Nancy Ticotin.

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.

Review: A Wondrous ‘Pinocchio’ With That ‘Lion King’ Magic

Review: A Wondrous ‘Pinocchio’ With That ‘Lion King’ Magic

A scene from “Pinocchio,” written by Dennis Kelly and directed by John Tiffany.

Tonys Magic Likely for Harry Potter and ‘Band’s Visit’

Tonys Magic Likely for Harry Potter and ‘Band’s Visit’

Tony Shalhoub and Katrina Lenk in “The Band’s Visit,” a gentle musical favored to take the big prize at the Tony Awards.

Rupert Everett Gets His Oscar (Wilde, That Is)

Rupert Everett Gets His Oscar (Wilde, That Is)

Left, the Irish writer Oscar Wilde; right, Rupert Everett as Wilde in “The Judas Kiss.”

These Actors Are Off Book. Way Off.

These Actors Are Off Book. Way Off.

Tami Sagher, a comic improviser, and Cristin Milioti, a stage and television actress, collaborating in a sketch based on Steven Dietz’s play “Trust,” at the Upright Citizens Brigade.

Prepare to Be Provoked. Caryl Churchill Is Back.

Prepare to Be Provoked. Caryl Churchill Is Back.

Matthew Jeffers during rehearsals for Caryl Churchill’s “Light Shining in Buckinghamshire,” at New York Theater Workshop.

Review: Hope and Restraint at the Tonys. Then Came Robert De Niro.

Review: Hope and Restraint at the Tonys. Then Came Robert De Niro.

Robert De Niro, introducing Bruce Springsteen, used President Trump’s name three times in a short, obscene salvo.

From Three Troubled Lives, a Play and a New Family

From Three Troubled Lives, a Play and a New Family

Lucy Thurber with Alexander Lambie, left, and Cesar Rosado, two students who inspired her play “Transfers.”

Bobby Darin Who? Jonathan Groff Gets It Now

Bobby Darin Who? Jonathan Groff Gets It Now

Jonathan Groff, the star of “The Bobby Darin Story,” which will open the new season of the “Lyrics & Lyricists” series at the 92nd Street Y.

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.”


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