Liza Birkenmeier’s play is an alienating exercise in extreme absurdism.
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The live telecast version of the musical will follow “Jesus Christ Superstar,” which aired in April and starred John Legend and Sara Bareilles.
The actor, who first wrote the play as a one-man show in 1989, makes his Broadway musical debut as the gangster Sonny in “A Bronx Tale: The Musical.”
Mr. Parsons talks about his new movie, “A Kid Like Jake,” his return to Broadway in “The Boys in the Band” and life beyond “The Big Bang Theory.”
“Fatherland,” now playing in London, is an ambitious, genre-defying work that brings together interviews about what it means to be a parent, enlivened with music and dance.
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
The play, created by Rady & Bloom, follows a celebration that goes nowhere, with nothing going according to plan.
Upstairs, the matriarch is ready to die. Downstairs, her adult children might kill each other first.
Two children’s literature experts consider what works in the Broadway play — for kids, sure, but for grown-ups too.
The stagecraft is impressive, but if you’re not familiar with J.K. Rowling’s world of wizards, “Cursed Child” can be a mystifying slog.