Roslyn Ruff gives a wondrous performance in the Williamstown Theater Festival revival of the Carson McCullers play.
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This high-energy, high-anxiety musical, a hit on social media even before it opened, reflects the metabolism of its teenage audience.
The movie that heralded the jukebox musical has been reinvented as a jukebox musical on its very own terms at the Emerson Colonial Theater in Boston.
This radiant Public Works production of Shakespeare’s comedy of identity asks us “to see through the eyes of another.”
Marcus Gardley’s loquacious and freewheeling answer to a Lorca classic is set in a fascinating moment for race relations.
This confused musical combines 1980s pop hits with a Renaissance romance, while considering the importance of being nonbinary.
Carson Kreitzer and Matt Gould’s exciting new musical dares to dream big as it follows the making of the artist Tamara de Lempicka in Jazz-Age Paris.
This tone-deaf rock-opera remembrance of the twilight of Studio 54 features characters named Steve Rubell and The Artist. (Psst! That’s Andy Warhol.)
This comedy of dismay by Alan Bennett, author of “The History Boys,” portrays a geriatric ward (of singing, dancing patients!) in an uncaring Britain.