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Review: A Yiddish ‘Fiddler on the Roof’? Sounds Crazy, Nu?

Review: A Yiddish ‘Fiddler on the Roof’? Sounds Crazy, Nu?

Ben Liebert, left, and Rachel Zatcoff lifted on chairs during the Yiddish version of the musical “Fiddler on the Roof” at Stage 42 in Manhattan.

Neil Simon Drew Big Laughs, Then Came a Cultural Shift

Neil Simon Drew Big Laughs, Then Came a Cultural Shift

Neil Simon, in 1964, at the age of 37.

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.

A Safer Home for Dangerous Plays

A Safer Home for Dangerous Plays

Jessica Frances Dukes during rehearsals for Aleshea Harris’s play “Is God Is,” which will reopen Soho Rep.

Blind to Race, Gender and Disability, Shakespeare’s Globe Goes a New Way

Blind to Race, Gender and Disability, Shakespeare’s Globe Goes a New Way

Colin Hurley as the Ghost and Michelle Terry as the title character in “Hamlet,” directed by Federay Holmes and Elle While, at Shakespeare’s Globe.

2 Tony Winners Try to Upend Rodgers and Hammerstein

2 Tony Winners Try to Upend Rodgers and Hammerstein

Jeanine Tesori and David Henry Hwang at the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles during a rehearsal for their first collaboration, “Soft Power.”

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.

A Childhood Eden Seared by Violence. Set to Music?

A Childhood Eden Seared by Violence. Set to Music?

Abigail and Shaun Bengson, a married pair of singer-songwriters who’ve turned their personal stories into theater, most recently in “The Lucky Ones.”

Review: In an Energized ‘Iceman,’ the Drinks are on Denzel

Review: In an Energized ‘Iceman,’ the Drinks are on Denzel

Denzel Washington, center, as Hickey, sharing a laugh with the barflies in the Broadway revival of “The Iceman Cometh.”

In This ‘Oklahoma!,’ She Loves Her and He Loves Him

In This ‘Oklahoma!,’ She Loves Her and He Loves Him

Left: Alfred Drake and Joan Roberts as Curly and Laurey in the 1943 Broadway production of “Oklahoma!” Right: Royer Bockus as Laurey and Tatiana Wechsler as Curly in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival production.

Term of Affection? Ethnic Slur? Theater Union Decides That ‘Gypsy’ Must Go.

Term of Affection? Ethnic Slur? Theater Union Decides That ‘Gypsy’ Must Go.

Jeremy Davis, center, a member of the ensemble in “Cats,” wearing the Gypsy Robe during a 2016 ceremony.

For Paula Vogel, a Once-Banned ‘Beautiful’ Love Story Inspires Her New Play

For Paula Vogel, a Once-Banned ‘Beautiful’ Love Story Inspires Her New Play

Rebecca Taichman, left, and Paula Vogel at the Vineyard Theater.

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.”

What Radicalizes Young Men? This Show Tells You via WhatsApp

What Radicalizes Young Men? This Show Tells You via WhatsApp

“The Believers Are But Brothers,” a hit in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe last year, is now at the Bush Theater in London.


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