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Review: An Impresario of ‘Fire and Air’ (if He Does Say So Himself)

Review: An Impresario of ‘Fire and Air’ (if He Does Say So Himself)

In “Fire and Air,” James Cusati-Moyer, sitting in the foreground, is the dancer Nijinsky and Douglas Hodge, behind him in the top hat, is the impresario Diaghilev. Members of their circle, from left: Marsha Mason, John Glover and Marin Mazzie.

Review: ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Raises the Bar for Broadway Magic

Review: ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Raises the Bar for Broadway Magic

A scene on Platform 9¾ in “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” at the Lyric Theater. From left, Noma Dumezweni as Hermione Granger, Susan Heyward, Paul Thornley, Brooklyn Shuck, Benjamin Wheelwright, Sam Clemmett, Poppy Miller and Jamie Parker as Harry Potter.

Review: Taming ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ Under a Tent

Review: Taming ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ Under a Tent

From left, Liz Wisan, Britney Simpson, Mark Bedard, Nance Williamson and Kurt Rhoads in Shana Cooper's new production of “The Taming of the Shrew” at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival.

Ayad Akhtar Gets a European Welcome, With Conditions

Ayad Akhtar Gets a European Welcome, With Conditions

From left, Peter Simonischek, Irina Sulaver, Aenne Schwarz and Philipp Hauss in Ayad Akhtar’s “The Who & the What” in Vienna.

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.

Review: Sound, or Silence? A Passionate Debate in ‘Children of a Lesser God’

Review: Sound, or Silence? A Passionate Debate in ‘Children of a Lesser God’

Lauren Ridloff and Joshua Jackson spar over the role of sign language in deaf culture in “Children of a Lesser God.”

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.”

A Rough Rehearsal, a Suicide and a Broadway Show in Turmoil

A Rough Rehearsal, a Suicide and a Broadway Show in Turmoil

A backstage memorial to Jeff Loeffelholz, a standby actor in the musical “Chicago” who killed himself in June.

Robert O’Hara Thinks ‘Men Are Stupid.’ His New Play Shows Just How.

Robert O’Hara Thinks ‘Men Are Stupid.’ His New Play Shows Just How.

“In satire, you sort of imagine the unimaginable,” said Robert O’Hara, whose new play, “Mankind,” envisions a world without women.

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 ‘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.

 The Ones We Left Behind

The Ones We Left Behind

Ellen McLaughlin in the 1993 Broadway Production of “Angels in America.”

Review: The Ghosts of Michael Brown, in ‘Until the Flood’

Review: The Ghosts of Michael Brown, in ‘Until the Flood’

Dael Orlandersmith conducted interviews in and around Ferguson, Mo., to create the characters in her anguished one-woman show “Until the Flood.”

A Buoyant ’70s Musical About Black Lives Lands in 2018

A Buoyant ’70s Musical About Black Lives Lands in 2018

Micki Grant, in a rehearsal room at New York City Center, became the first woman to write both the music and lyrics to a Broadway musical with “Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope,” in 1972.

Review: In a New Orleans ‘House,’ Wealthy Women Are Haunted by Slavery’s Ghosts

Review: In a New Orleans ‘House,’ Wealthy Women Are Haunted by Slavery’s Ghosts

Harriett D. Foy, center, as a slave living in a household of women that includes the imperious Beartrice Albans (played by Lynda Gravátt, right) and her daughters, played by Juliana Canfield and Nedra McClyde.

‘Billy Elliot’ Musical Branded Gay Propaganda in Hungary; Cancellations Follow

‘Billy Elliot’ Musical Branded Gay Propaganda in Hungary; Cancellations Follow

The Hungarian State Opera’s production of “Billy Elliot,” previously popular, was attacked before its summer revival by a columnist in a pro-government newspaper. The article said that the musical’s message of “Dare to be yourself” referred “of course” to being gay.


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