A Bright Room Called Day

Agnes, an actress in Weimar Germany, and her cadre of passionate, progressive friends, are torn between protest, escape, and survival as the world they knew crumbles around them. Her story is interrupted by an American woman enraged by the cruelty of the Reagan administration, and a new character, grappling with the anxiety, distraction, hope, and … Continued

The Michaels

The Michaels places the audience directly into the kitchen of Rose Michael, a celebrated choreographer. Dinner is cooked, modern dances are rehearsed, and the meal is eaten — all amidst conversations about art, death, family, dance, politics, the state of America, and how the world sees our country… and a host of everyday questions that … Continued

Blood Wedding

A bride promised. A blood vow broken. The vengeance of a village unleashed. Passions and traditions collide with unstoppable consequences as the mysteries of love and hate are explored against the backdrop of a community gearing up to unleash these elemental forces upon itself. What’s done cannot be undone. Written in the summer of 1932, … Continued

Chita: Nowadays

Broadway star Chita Rivera headlines her first show at Carnegie Hall. The two-time Tony Award-winner will recreate signature moments from her legendary career and new collaborations with her special guests.

La Traviata

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Michael Mayer’s richly textured new production, featuring a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons. Soprano Diana Damrau plays the tragic heroine, Violetta, and tenor Juan Diego Flórez returns to the Met for the first time in five seasons to sing the role of Alfredo, Violetta’s hapless lover. Baritone Quinn Kelsey … Continued

Hamlet, Dublin

‘The time is out of joint. O, cursèd spite,  That ever I was born to set it right!’ A murdered King. A remarried Queen. A state on the precipice. When society starts to collapse, do we fight or flee? Hamlet was part of the 2018 Dublin Theatre Festival.

Uncle Vanya, Hunter College

Vanya and his niece Sonya struggle to care for the estate owned by Vanya’s brother-in-law, a wealthy and celebrated professor. When this local legend returns with a beautiful new wife and announces his plans to sell the estate, hidden passions explode and the lives of the entire family come undone.

Turn Me Loose, DC

Emmy Award winner Joe Morton stars in this comedic drama about the extraordinary and explosive life of Dick Gregory, that shines a light on the first Black comedian to expose white audiences to racial comedy. Gregory confronted bigotry with shockingly disarming humor, marched alongside Martin Luther King, Jr., and deeply influenced comics from Richard Pryor to … Continued

Fire in Dreamland

In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, a disillusioned do-gooder named Kate meets Jaap, a charismatic European making a film about the 1911 fire that burned Coney Island’s Dreamland amusement park to ashes. Desperate for something to live for, Kate buys a ticket on the thrill ride of Jaap’s passion. The only trick is to keep … Continued

The Oresteia

Through ten years of war, grief and rage, Queen Clytemnestra lies in wait for her husband Agamemnon’s return, determined to avenge one child, only to doom the others. The sole surviving trilogy in Greek tragedy, The Oresteia chronicles a deluge of violence that can only be stopped when society peers into its own soul and sees the … Continued

Uncle Vanya, Old Globe

Vanya and his niece Sonya struggle to care for the estate owned by Vanya’s brother-in-law, a wealthy and celebrated professor. When this local legend returns with a beautiful new wife and announces his plans to sell the estate, hidden passions explode and the lives of the entire family come undone.

An Ordinary Muslim

Balancing the high expectations of the previous generation, the doctrines of their Muslim community, and the demands of secular Western culture, Azeem Bhatti and his wife Saima struggle to straddle the gap between their Pakistani heritage and their British upbringing.

Illyria

It is 1958, and New York City is in the midst of a major building boom; a four-lane highway is planned for the heart of Washington Square; Carnegie Hall is designated for demolition; entire neighborhoods on the West Side are leveled to make room for a new “palace of art.” And a young Joe Papp … Continued

Turn Me Loose, LA

Emmy Award winner Joe Morton stars in this comedic drama about the extraordinary and explosive life of Dick Gregory, that shines a light on the first Black comedian to expose white audiences to racial comedy. Gregory confronted bigotry with shockingly disarming humor, marched alongside Martin Luther King, Jr., and deeply influenced comics from Richard Pryor to … Continued

Boesman and Lena (Signature Theatre)

Legacy playwright Athol Fugard has made a home at Signature since being the inaugural Residency One playwright at the Center, and his South African-set stories, with themes of complex identities, racial tension, and social protest, remain as relevant as ever. In this new production of the “prophetic and brilliant” (The New York Times) Boesman and Lena, … Continued

How to Transcend a Happy Marriage

At a dinner party in the wilds of New Jersey, George and her husband talk with a fellow married couple about a younger acquaintance—a polyamorous woman who also hunts her own meat. Fascinated, they invite this mysterious woman and her two live-in boyfriends to a New Year’s Eve party which alters the course of their … Continued

Present Laughter

Present Laughter follows a self-obsessed actor in the midst of a mid-life crisis. Juggling his considerable talent, ego and libido, the theater’s favorite leading man suddenly finds himself caught between fawning ingenues, crazed playwrights, secret trysts and unexpected twists. Starring Kevin Kline.

Valley Song, London

This is the moving story of an old man’s love for his dutiful grandchild. Buks’ Jonkers is a poor yet dignified war veteran who is devoted to his vegetable furrows in a remote South African province. He is anxious to shield his dreamy, restless sixteen year old granddaughter from temptations beyond the valley. She is … Continued

Valley Song, Toronto

This is the moving story of an old man’s love for his dutiful grandchild. Buks’ Jonkers is a poor yet dignified war veteran who is devoted to his vegetable furrows in a remote South African province. He is anxious to shield his dreamy, restless sixteen year old granddaughter from temptations beyond the valley. She is … Continued

Valley Song, Klein Karoo Festival

This is the moving story of an old man’s love for his dutiful grandchild. Buks’ Jonkers is a poor yet dignified war veteran who is devoted to his vegetable furrows in a remote South African province. He is anxious to shield his dreamy, restless sixteen year old granddaughter from temptations beyond the valley. She is … Continued

Valley Song, Perth

This is the moving story of an old man’s love for his dutiful grandchild. Buks’ Jonkers is a poor yet dignified war veteran who is devoted to his vegetable furrows in a remote South African province. He is anxious to shield his dreamy, restless sixteen year old granddaughter from temptations beyond the valley. She is … Continued

Valley Song, Sydney

This is the moving story of an old man’s love for his dutiful grandchild. Buks’ Jonkers is a poor yet dignified war veteran who is devoted to his vegetable furrows in a remote South African province. He is anxious to shield his dreamy, restless sixteen year old granddaughter from temptations beyond the valley. She is … Continued

Lewis Black: Black to the Future

Known as the king of the rant, Lewis Black uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and animated finger-pointing to skewer anything and anyone that gets under his skin. Just in time for the 2016 elections, he returns to one of Broadway’s biggest stages this fall to pound Trump, Hillary and all those bozos who … Continued

The Gabriels Marathon

The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family follows one extraordinary, imperfect American family in real time, tracking their lives throughout this turbulent election year. History, money, politics, art and culture are all on the table in this moving and unforgettable trilogy about a family celebrating, remembering and waiting for the world to … Continued

Sorrows and Rejoicings, London

Two women meet in a small Karoo village after the funeral of David, the man they both loved. One is white and was his wife. The other is black and the mother of his child. David, who was driven into exile because of his political activism against apartheid, reappears in the searing memories of the … Continued

Buried Child, UK

Sam Shepard’s 1978 Pulitzer Prize winning play. Dodge and Halie are barely hanging on to their farmland and their sanity while looking after their two wayward grown sons. When their grandson Vince  arrives with his girlfriend, no one seems to recognize him, and confusion abounds.  As Vince tries to make sense of the chaos, the rest of … Continued

Salomé, UK

The story has been told before, but never like this. A fortress called Machaerus, sandy cliffs perched high above the Sea of Death. A holy man from the wilderness, demanding freedom for his people, locked deep beneath the ground. A nameless woman, written into history, by others, known to us as Salomé, whose mysterious act … Continued

Rodney’s Wife, WTF

In 1962, on location in Rome, a fading movie star and his wife are entangled in an unraveling web of secrets, lies, and sexual impropriety that threatens to tear apart their family.

R shomon

R shomon: A park. A thief. A priest. A psychic. A murder. A miracle. A lie. The truth. A  musical by Michael John LaChiusa, suggested from short stories by Ryunosuke Akutagawa, that explores the many facets of reality, faith and love with a contemporary, lush score. This production starred Audra McDonald and Michael C. Hall.

Lestat, San Francisco

The romantic and heartbreaking story of the extraordinary journey of one man who escapes the tyranny of his oppressive family only to have his life taken from him. Thrust into the seductive and sensual world of an immortal vampire, Lestat sets out on a road of adventures in a quest for everlasting love and companionship … Continued

“Master Harold”… and the boys

In a small tea shop in South Africa, two black men and a young white boy joke and dance together, defying the brutalities of apartheid through their joyous love. But festering issues of family, race, and power are not so easy to ignore, and a single phone call can trigger catastrophe. Winner of the Drama … Continued

Wicked, UK/International Tour

Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is currently the 10th longest running Broadway show of all time. Based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Wicked is set before we meet Dorothy in L. Frank Baum’s classic book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The … Continued

Wicked, Australasian National Tour

Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is currently the 10th longest running Broadway show of all time. Based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Wicked is set before we meet Dorothy in L. Frank Baum’s classic book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The … Continued

Wicked, Netherlands

Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is currently the 10th longest running Broadway show of all time. Based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Wicked is set before we meet Dorothy in L. Frank Baum’s classic book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The … Continued

Wicked, Los Angeles

Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is currently the 10th longest running Broadway show of all time. Based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Wicked is set before we meet Dorothy in L. Frank Baum’s classic book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The … Continued

Wicked, Chicago

Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is currently the 10th longest running Broadway show of all time. Based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Wicked is set before we meet Dorothy in L. Frank Baum’s classic book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The … Continued

Wicked, Brazil

Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is currently the 10th longest running Broadway show of all time. Based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Wicked is set before we meet Dorothy in L. Frank Baum’s classic book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The … Continued

Love, Love, Love

London, 1967. Beatlemania is in full effect, the “Me” generation is in its prime and Kenneth and Sandra have the world at their fingertips. It’s the summer of love, and that’s all they need. But what will happen when the sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll fade away and these boomers have babies of their … Continued

THE GABRIELS 3 – Women of a Certain Age

The final play in Richard Nelson’s The Gabriels trilogy, Women of a Certain Age takes place in the course of a single night, eight months after we first meet the Gabriels. Patricia, the family matriarch, joins her children and daughters-in-law as they prepare a meal from the past and consider the future of their country, town … Continued

THE GABRIELS 2 – What Did You Expect?

The second play in Richard Nelson’s The Gabriels trilogy, What Did You Expect? brings us back to the kitchen of the Gabriel family, with the country now in the midst of the general election for President. In the course of one evening in the house they grew up in, history (both theirs and our country’s), … Continued

THE GABRIELS 1 – Hungry – 4

The first play in Richard Nelson’s The Gabriels trilogy, Hungry is set to the rhythm of peeling, chopping and mixing, placing us in the center of the Gabriel’s kitchen. The family discusses their lives and disappointments, and the world at large and nearby. As they struggle against the fear of being left behind, the family attempts to … Continued

Spring Awakening, West End

Based on Frank Wedekind’s masterpiece The Awakening of Spring, Spring Awakening is the contemporary musical adaptation of one of literature’s most controversial plays. It boldly depicts a dozen young people and how they make their way through the thrilling, complicated, confusing and mysterious time of their sexual awakening. Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater’s score features … Continued

The Spoils, UK

Nobody likes Ben. Ben doesn’t even like Ben.  He’s been kicked out of grad school, lives off his parents’ money, and bullies everyone in his life, including his roommate Kalyan, an earnest Nepalese immigrant. When Ben discovers that his grade school crush is marrying a straight-laced banker, he sets out to destroy their relationship and … Continued

Turn Me Loose

Emmy Award winner Joe Morton stars in this comedic drama about the extraordinary and explosive life of Dick Gregory, that shines a light on the first Black comedian to expose white audiences to racial comedy. Gregory confronted bigotry with shockingly disarming humor, marched alongside Martin Luther King, Jr., and deeply influenced comics from Richard Pryor to … Continued

The Father

World Premiere of David Greig’s adaptation of Swedish playwright, August Strindberg’s, 1887 drama. Played in repertory with Norwegian playwright, Henrik Ibsen’s, A Doll’s House.

A Doll’s House

Thornton Wilder’s adaptation of Norwegian playwright, Henrik Ibsen’s, landmark 1879 drama. Played in repertory with David Greig’s adaptation of Swedish playwright, August Strindberg’s, The Father.

The Misanthrope, Yale Cabaret

Outraged and disheartened by the vain flattery and calculated duplicity of his fellow men, Alceste declares that henceforth he will speak only the truth—no matter what offense this might give. His philosophic friend Philinte counsels him to temper his rashness, but Alceste claims that he can no longer tolerate the conventions of saying one thing … Continued

Blood Knot (Broadway)

Between patchwork walls in a one-room shack, two biracial South African brothers grapple with crippling poverty and lonely isolation. Morris, the punctilious force that keeps their room tidy, is light-skinned enough to pass for white, but dark-skinned Zach feels imprisoned by his job at a whites-only park. When they find themselves on some dangerous new … Continued

Blood Knot (Yale)

Between patchwork walls in a one-room shack, two biracial South African brothers grapple with crippling poverty and lonely isolation. Morris, the punctilious force that keeps their room tidy, is light-skinned enough to pass for white, but dark-skinned Zach feels imprisoned by his job at a whites-only park. When they find themselves on some dangerous new … Continued

The Woman Warrior, Berkeley Rep

Years of tradition, progress, and prejudice have shaped a Chinese family’s destiny in America, and now their daughter must find a role for herself, in her family and in her world. To tell her tale, this play unties the theatrical, artistic, and musical legacies of both lands.

The Road to Mecca (Off Broadway)

The Road to Mecca tells the story of an eccentric elderly artist facing mounting pressure to abandon her independent life for a church retirement home. Out of desperation, she calls upon her only confidant, a fiery young teacher from Cape Town. When the village minister arrives to coax out her decision, the three enter a … Continued

The Road to Mecca (Kennedy Center)

The Road to Mecca tells the story of an eccentric elderly artist facing mounting pressure to abandon her independent life for a church retirement home. Out of desperation, she calls upon her only confidant, a fiery young teacher from Cape Town. When the village minister arrives to coax out her decision, the three enter a … Continued

The Misanthrope, Goodman

Outraged and disheartened by the vain flattery and calculated duplicity of his fellow men, Alceste declares that henceforth he will speak only the truth—no matter what offense this might give. His philosophic friend Philinte counsels him to temper his rashness, but Alceste claims that he can no longer tolerate the conventions of saying one thing … Continued

The Tempest, La Jolla

Shakespeare’s classic about young love, old enemies and the eternal magic of storytelling. Exiled to a fantastical island, Prospero unleashes a churning storm to shipwreck the traitor brother who stole his throne and settle the score once and for all. But bitter revenge is upended by newfound love in this sublime masterpiece that proves we … Continued

The Road to Mecca (Berkeley Rep)

The Road to Mecca tells the story of an eccentric elderly artist facing mounting pressure to abandon her independent life for a church retirement home. Out of desperation, she calls upon her only confidant, a fiery young teacher from Cape Town. When the village minister arrives to coax out her decision, the three enter a … Continued

Iphegenia At Aulis – 228

The play revolves around Agamemnon, the leader of the Greek coalition before and during the Trojan War, and his decision to sacrifice his daughter, Iphigenia, to appease the goddess Artemis and allow his troops to set sail to preserve their honour in battle against Troy. The conflict between Agamemnon and Achilles over the fate of the young woman presages a similar conflict between … Continued

Fantasio – 239

The Musset play was published in the Revue des deux Mondes in 1834 and first performed at the Comédie-Française, Paris in 1866 where it was seen 30 times.[2] Two “new” works were scheduled for the Salle Favart (Opéra-Comique) in 1872 as it regained momentum after the Franco-Prussian War and the Commune; Fantasio by Offenbach and … Continued

Playland, London

Playland is set on New Year’s Eve outside a Karoo town where a small, shabby traveling amusement park is encamped in the red clay dust. Martinus Zoeloe, the black night watchman, is repainting a bumper car when Gideon le Rous wanders in. He is white, a former army noncom whose car has stalled outside the … Continued

A Woman of No Importance

A Woman of No Importance is Oscar Wilde’s classic comedic play. The eponymous woman is Mrs. Arbuthnot, a woman who has been scorned by society for having an illicit affair and conceiving a child out of wedlock. Wilde’s play is both a criticism of the shameful double standard applied to men and women in such matters and … Continued

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Broadway

A satire of big business and all it holds sacred, How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying follows the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch, who uses a little handbook called How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying to climb the corporate ladder from lowly window washer to high-powered executive, tackling such familiar but … Continued

Valley Song, Market

This is the moving story of an old man’s love for his dutiful grandchild. Buks’ Jonkers is a poor yet dignified war veteran who is devoted to his vegetable furrows in a remote South African province. He is anxious to shield his dreamy, restless sixteen year old granddaughter from temptations beyond the valley. She is … Continued

Valley Song, McCarter

This is the moving story of an old man’s love for his dutiful grandchild. Buks’ Jonkers is a poor yet dignified war veteran who is devoted to his vegetable furrows in a remote South African province. He is anxious to shield his dreamy, restless sixteen year old granddaughter from temptations beyond the valley. She is … Continued

The Night of the Iguana, Chicago

A defrocked priest accused of having sexual relations with a teenage girl seeks shelter at a Mexican inn run by his blowsy, widowed old friend, who finds herself competing for his attentions with a kindly spinster who is caring for her grandfather, an aging poet.

As You Like It

Rosalind is banished from court and flees to the Forest of Arden, where she discovers Orlando and a world of passion and possibility in one of Shakespeare’s most cherished romantic comedies. When she disguises herself as a man, enchantment abounds and blossoms into an exploration of the beauty and complexities of young love.

Home

On a bare terrace stroll two old gentlemen, who greet each other courteously. They discuss topics the past, the weather, old friends, moustache-styles, and the war. Are they perhaps in a small private hotel? But all is not quite what it seems, and soon enough we realize we are actually on the grounds of a … Continued

The Woman Warrior, Huntington

Years of tradition, progress, and prejudice have shaped a Chinese family’s destiny in America, and now their daughter must find a role for herself, in her family and in her world. To tell her tale, this play unties the theatrical, artistic, and musical legacies of both lands.

How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, La Jolla

A satire of big business and all it holds sacred, How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying follows the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch, who uses a little handbook called How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying to climb the corporate ladder from lowly window washer to high-powered executive, tackling such familiar but … Continued

Hello and Goodbye

This deceptively simple play is about a South African who is visited by his sister after a very long absence. Yes, he says; he and Dad have been getting along well enough, but no, she can’t talk to him because he’s asleep in the next room. Sister has really come home because she believes Dad … Continued

Cry, The Beloved Country

Based on Alan Paton’s 1948 novel of the same name, and Kurt Weill and Maxwell Anderson’s subsequent musical adaptation, Lost in the Stars, Cry, The Beloved Country centers around two fathers, one black and one white, who lose their sons to race conflict in South Africa’s constant civil war.

Naga Mandala

Rani is a young bride whose husband Appanna spends most of his time with a concubine. Rani tries to win his affections, resorting to a love potion. However, she spills the potion on a nearby anthill and a cobra consumes it. Naga, the cobra, takes the form of a man and is completely smitten by … Continued

Too Clever By Half

Too Clever by Half focuses on the poor, sharp-witted social climber, Gloumov, determined to deceive his way to the top of Moscow society with a mixture of cunning and flattery.

Betrayal

The play begins in the present, with the meeting of Emma and Jerry, whose adulterous affair of seven years ended two years earlier. Emma’s marriage to Robert, Jerry’s best friend, is now breaking up, and she needs someone to talk to. Their reminiscences reveal that Robert knew of their affair all along and, to Jerry’s … Continued

The Devils

In a small provincial town in 1870’s Russia, a group of friends hunger to join the national movement for Socialist revolution. Under the influence of their idealistic new leader, Peter Verkhovensky, they risk arrest by producing a poster advocating a national strike. However, when their charismatic founder, Nicholas Stavrogin, returns from abroad on the verge … Continued

The Tempest, DC

Shakespeare’s classic about young love, old enemies and the eternal magic of storytelling. Exiled to a fantastical island, Prospero unleashes a churning storm to shipwreck the traitor brother who stole his throne and settle the score once and for all. But bitter revenge is upended by newfound love in this sublime masterpiece that proves we … Continued

La Finta Giardiniera, Washington

La Finta Giardiniera centers on a pair of once and future lovers — Violante and Belfiore — who seem unbalanced right from the start; he once tried to stab her, and yet she seems willing to take him back.

Sex and Longing

Nymphomaniac Lulu and her gay roommate Justin have just published a coffee table book detailing their many sexual encounters, getting them into hot water with a moralistic senator’s wife and minister, in Christopher Durang’s comedy.

The Woman Warrior, Mark Taper Forum

Years of tradition, progress, and prejudice have shaped a Chinese family’s destiny in America, and now their daughter must find a role for herself, in her family and in her world. To tell her tale, this play unties the theatrical, artistic, and musical legacies of both lands.

Molly Sweeney

Three points of view about a poignant drama are related by three characters addressing the audience directly. First there is Molly, blind since early infancy, who describes her world before and after an operation to restore some of her sight. Her husband, Frank, who pushed Molly into this operation, relates his view of his wife’s … Continued

La Finta Giardiniera, Glimmerglass

La Finta Giardiniera centers on a pair of once and future lovers — Violante and Belfiore — who seem unbalanced right from the start; he once tried to stab her, and yet she seems willing to take him back.

The House of Martin Guerre, Chicago

In the remote village of Artigat, an arranged marriage is taking place between underage Bertrande and Martin Guerre. Unhappy with his quiet life and fertile wife, Martin leaves to explore new worlds across the ocean. When he returns years later, a changed man, he is accepted by some but accused and taken to trial for … Continued

Babes in Arms

The story concerns kids of vaudeville performers who put on a show to stop from being sent to a work farm during the Depression, while their parents are performing with the Federal Theatre Project.

Valley Song, MTC

This is the moving story of an old man’s love for his dutiful grandchild. Buks’ Jonkers is a poor yet dignified war veteran who is devoted to his vegetable furrows in a remote South African province. He is anxious to shield his dreamy, restless sixteen year old granddaughter from temptations beyond the valley. She is … Continued

Arts and Leisure

“Most of my major accomplishments in life are the things I’ve stopped doing.” Meet Alex Chaney, all powerful theater critic at the heart of Steve Teisich’s hilarious and disturbing Arts and Leisure. “Oh, I know, we had our little spats as most couples do, but the only substantive issue which stood in the way of … Continued

Sharps, Flats and Accidentals

The Flying Karamazov Brothers will astound you with their twisted upside-down world, a place where juggling can be heard and music must be seen to be believed.

The Night of the Iguana, Broadway

A defrocked priest accused of having sexual relations with a teenage girl seeks shelter at a Mexican inn run by his blowsy, widowed old friend, who finds herself competing for his attentions with a kindly spinster who is caring for her grandfather, an aging poet.

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, National Tour

A satire of big business and all it holds sacred, How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying follows the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch, who uses a little handbook called How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying to climb the corporate ladder from lowly window washer to high-powered executive, tackling such familiar but … Continued

Iphegenia and Other Daughters

This three-play cycle is a modern retelling of the fall of the House of Atreus. It follows the children of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon, siblings who are both players in the family tragedy and victims of it. The cycle of blood and vengeance seems inescapable until the final reunion of a lost sister and brother brings … Continued

K: Impressions of The Trial by Franz Kafka

The play starts with a series of snapshots: brief, wordless scenes that show Joseph K wandering through the park, along the street, in a back alley, feeling fearful and paranoid in situations that look harmless. K clearly feels that people are staring at him and talking about him, but also seems to be telling himself … Continued

King Lear, Guthrie

In William Shakespeare’s royal-family tragedy, the aging King Lear divides his estate between his three daughters, ultimately refusing his youngest and favorite her share because she won’t publicly admit her love for him. The decision leads to chaos and treachery within the kingdom and madness for its monarch.

Arms and The Man

In the opening scene of Arms and the Man, which establishes the play’s embattled Balkan setting, young Raina learns of her suitor’s heroic exploits in combat. She rhapsodizes that it is “a glorious world for women who can see its glory and men who can act its romance!” Soon, however, such romantic falsifications of love … Continued

The Captain’s Tiger, MTC

The Captain’s Tiger draws on Fugard’s youth as an idealistic young writer penning his first novel aboard the S.S. Graigaur, a rusting tramp steamer bound for Asia. There he meets Donkeyman, the ship’s Swahili crew member, and Betty, the story’s heroine. In the drama, the writer character is haunted by a cherished photo of his … Continued

Chesapeake, NY Stage and Film

When conservative candidate Therm Pooley’s criticism of Kerr’s government-sponsored performance art lands him a Senate seat, Kerr seeks revenge. The centerpiece of Pooley’s political career is his labrador retriever, Lucky, whose tricks ingratiate Pooley to voters. Kerr seeks to kidnap and retrain Lucky, but his attempt is foiled by a mysterious and supernatural transformation that … Continued

Goodnight Children Everywhere, Off-Broadway

It is London, Spring 1945. Five years earlier, three teenaged siblings were evacuated and separated for their safety, and the last has finally come home. But now on a crash course toward adulthood and sexual maturity, these virtual strangers strive to rediscover each other and themselves- to rebuild a family in a world blown apart … Continued

Chesapeake, Second Stage

When conservative candidate Therm Pooley’s criticism of Kerr’s government-sponsored performance art lands him a Senate seat, Kerr seeks revenge. The centerpiece of Pooley’s political career is his labrador retriever, Lucky, whose tricks ingratiate Pooley to voters. Kerr seeks to kidnap and retrain Lucky, but his attempt is foiled by a mysterious and supernatural transformation that … Continued

Tartuffe, Acting Co.

First written in 1664, Tartuffe by Moliere, with adaptation by Richard Wilbur, is a satire in which Tartuffe, a knave, has worked his way into the confidence and affection of Orgon, a rich bourgeois with two grown daughters by his first marriage and a socially clever second wife, Elmira. Alarmed by a sense of failing … Continued

Songs and Stories From Moby Dick, Tour

Renowned Performance Artist Laurie Anderson’s piece combines text from Herman Melville’s classic novel, scientific documents, the Bible, and her own writings. In Anderson’s words, it asks the fundamental question, “What’s the point?”

Happy Days

Buried up to her waist and sinking into the earth, Winnie is considered modern drama’s pinnacle female role, an endlessly fascinating spirit of buoyant resourcefulness and unassuming grace in the face of inevitable oblivion.

The Captain’s Tiger, La Jolla

The Captain’s Tiger draws on Fugard’s youth as an idealistic young writer penning his first novel aboard the S.S. Graigaur, a rusting tramp steamer bound for Asia. There he meets Donkeyman, the ship’s Swahili crew member, and Betty, the story’s heroine. In the drama, the writer character is haunted by a cherished photo of his … Continued

Cymbeline, McCarter

In the Shakespearean fairytale Cymbeline, Princess Imogen’s fidelity is put to the royal test when her disapproving father banishes her soul mate. Cross-dressing girls and cross-dressing boys, poisons and swordfights and dastardly villains all take the stage in this enchanting romp about the conquering power of love.

The Captain’s Tiger, McCarter

The Captain’s Tiger draws on Fugard’s youth as an idealistic young writer penning his first novel aboard the S.S. Graigaur, a rusting tramp steamer bound for Asia. There he meets Donkeyman, the ship’s Swahili crew member, and Betty, the story’s heroine. In the drama, the writer character is haunted by a cherished photo of his … Continued

Most Fabulous Story Ever Told

“God made Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve.” The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told ponders what it would be like if the opposite were true. In this comedy about the struggle for faith- from Mesopotamia to Chelsea- Adam and Steve and Jane and Mabel- Earth’s first two couples- seek God on the ark, beside … Continued

Valley Song, Seattle

This is the moving story of an old man’s love for his dutiful grandchild. Buks’ Jonkers is a poor yet dignified war veteran who is devoted to his vegetable furrows in a remote South African province. He is anxious to shield his dreamy, restless sixteen year old granddaughter from temptations beyond the valley. She is … Continued

Singer’s Boy

A comic fable, set in and around an old house covered with ivy. In it, live a garrulous middle-aged hermit and her elderly parents. When a sensual singer arrives with her handyman /pupil/ boyfriend, the talker is inspired to rip away the strangling vines and come out of the house to celebrate life again.

The House of Martin Guerre, Toronto

In the remote village of Artigat, an arranged marriage is taking place between underage Bertrande and Martin Guerre. Unhappy with his quiet life and fertile wife, Martin leaves to explore new worlds across the ocean. When he returns years later, a changed man, he is accepted by some but accused and taken to trial for … Continued

Valley Song, LA

This is the moving story of an old man’s love for his dutiful grandchild. Buks’ Jonkers is a poor yet dignified war veteran who is devoted to his vegetable furrows in a remote South African province. He is anxious to shield his dreamy, restless sixteen year old granddaughter from temptations beyond the valley. She is … Continued

Valley Song, D.C.

This is the moving story of an old man’s love for his dutiful grandchild. Buks’ Jonkers is a poor yet dignified war veteran who is devoted to his vegetable furrows in a remote South African province. He is anxious to shield his dreamy, restless sixteen year old granddaughter from temptations beyond the valley. She is … Continued

Cymbeline, Hartford

In the Shakespearean fairytale Cymbeline, Princess Imogen’s fidelity is put to the royal test when her disapproving father banishes her soul mate. Cross-dressing girls and cross-dressing boys, poisons and swordfights and dastardly villains all take the stage in this enchanting romp about the conquering power of love.

Ghosts

In Henrik Ibsen’s 1881 play, Mrs. Alving plans to dedicate an orphanage to the memory of her late husband, but confesses to Pastor Manders that her supposedly upstanding husband was actually a philanderer. The effects of his indiscretions are still apparent in their disease-afflicted son and the maid he has fallen for.

The Captain’s Tiger, Market

The Captain’s Tiger draws on Fugard’s youth as an idealistic young writer penning his first novel aboard the S.S. Graigaur, a rusting tramp steamer bound for Asia. There he meets Donkeyman, the ship’s Swahili crew member, and Betty, the story’s heroine. In the drama, the writer character is haunted by a cherished photo of his … Continued

A Dream Play

A young woman comes from another world to see if life is really as difficult as people make it out to be. In Strindberg’s A Dream Play, written in 1901, characters merge into each other, locations change in an instant and a locked door becomes an obsessively recurrent image. As Strindberg himself wrote in his … Continued

Jitney, LA

Set in a gypsy cab company (or jitney station) in Pittsburgh, Jitney takes a ride back to the late ’70s and into the lives of a group of black men scraping out a living however they can. All is about to change if the city, in its urban renewal mode, makes good on its threat to … Continued

dirty BLONDE, National Tour

A contemporary actress and a film archivist share a passion for the legendary film star Mae West and act out memorable moments from her life in Claudia Shear’s comedic tribute to obsessive fandom.

Necessary Targets, Hartford

Two American women, a Park Avenue psychiatrist and an ambitious young writer, travel to Bosnia to help women refugees confront their memories of war. Though the two have little in common beyond the methods they use to distance themselves from their subjects, they emerge deeply changed as they confront their own fears in the face … Continued

In the Penal Colony, Seattle

In the Penal Colony is set in an unnamed penal colony where a man has been sent to witness an execution by a fearsome machine of death. The colony’s head officer can’t imagine a world without his beloved killer, which he considers the “work of a lifetime.”

A Skull in Connemara, ACT

In this chapter of McDonagh’s Leenane plays, all set in Ireland’s remote west country, Mick Dowd is again setting about the task he’s hired for every fall — digging up the old bones in the local cemetery to make room for new arrivals. This year, however, he comes upon the remains of his late wife, … Continued

In the Penal Colony, Chicago

In the Penal Colony is set in an unnamed penal colony where a man has been sent to witness an execution by a fearsome machine of death. The colony’s head officer can’t imagine a world without his beloved killer, which he considers the “work of a lifetime.”

Rough Crossing

The co-authors, the composer and most of the cast of a comedy destined for Broadway are simultaneously trying to finish and rehearse the play while crossing the Atlantic on an ocean liner. Tom Stoppard’s hilarious play has been freely adapted from Ferenc Molnar’s classic farce Jatek a Kastelyban.

Dutchman

Dutchman is an emotionally charged and highly symbolic version of the Adam and Eve story, wherein a naive bourgeois black man is murdered by an insane and calculating white seductress, who is coldly preparing for her next victim as the curtain comes down. The emotionally taut, intellectual verbal fencing between Clay (the black Adam) and … Continued

dirty BLONDE, Broadway

A contemporary actress and a film archivist share a passion for the legendary film star Mae West and act out memorable moments from her life in Claudia Shear’s comedic tribute to obsessive fandom. Nominated for five 2000 Tony Awards, including Best Play.

The Misanthrope, La Jolla

Outraged and disheartened by the vain flattery and calculated duplicity of his fellow men, Alceste declares that henceforth he will speak only the truth—no matter what offense this might give. His philosophic friend Philinte counsels him to temper his rashness, but Alceste claims that he can no longer tolerate the conventions of saying one thing … Continued

Jitney, Off-Broadway

Set in a gypsy cab company (or jitney station) in Pittsburgh, Jitney takes a ride back to the late ’70s and into the lives of a group of black men scraping out a living however they can. All is about to change if the city, in its urban renewal mode, makes good on its threat to … Continued

The Captain’s Tiger, Spoleto

The Captain’s Tiger draws on Fugard’s youth as an idealistic young writer penning his first novel aboard the S.S. Graigaur, a rusting tramp steamer bound for Asia. There he meets Donkeyman, the ship’s Swahili crew member, and Betty, the story’s heroine. In the drama, the writer character is haunted by a cherished photo of his … Continued

L’Universe, Seattle

L’Universe, in Karamazov style, explores the cosmology of the universe, revealing its secrets via action, technology and comic verse.

dirty BLONDE, Off-Broadway

A contemporary actress and a film archivist share a passion for the legendary film star Mae West and act out memorable moments from her life in Claudia Shear’s comedic tribute to obsessive fandom.

Songs and Stories From Moby Dick, BAM

Renowned Performance Artist Laurie Anderson’s piece combines text from Herman Melville’s classic novel, scientific documents, the Bible, and her own writings. In Anderson’s words, it asks the fundamental question, “What’s the point?”

Griller

A farce that turns the American Dream on its head. In Griller, set in a New Jersey backyard, a barbecue gathering turns sinister and deadly.

The Clearing, Second Stage

The Clearing is a drama of love, greed and betrayal between an English aristocrat and his Irish wife during the time of Oliver Cromwell.

The Clearing, Hartford

The Clearing is a drama of love, greed and betrayal between an English aristocrat and his Irish wife during the time of Oliver Cromwell.

Tartuffe, Juilliard

First written in 1664, Tartuffe by Moliere, with adaptation by Richard Wilbur, is a satire in which Tartuffe, a knave, has worked his way into the confidence and affection of Orgon, a rich bourgeois with two grown daughters by his first marriage and a socially clever second wife, Elmira. Alarmed by a sense of failing … Continued

Sorrows and Rejoicings, LA

Two women meet in a small Karoo village after the funeral of David, the man they both loved. One is white and was his wife. The other is black and the mother of his child. David, who was driven into exile because of his political activism against apartheid, reappears in the searing memories of the … Continued

Left

The Left is personified in Richard Nelson’s idealistic and intellectual characters, whose fascinating friendships are as fraught as the political history through which they’ve lived. The drama concerns two gatherings, 40 years apart, between three friends.

Franny’s Way, Playwrights Horizons

Summer, 1957. The streets of Greenwich Village sizzle with the insistent rhythm of jazz. Accompanied by their grandmother, two teenage sisters from the country visit their married cousin in the city. Soon, the young women have embarked on their own private missions involving love, a forgotten child, and a lost mother. Set against the bustling … Continued

Jitney, Seattle

Set in a gypsy cab company (or jitney station) in Pittsburgh, Jitney takes a ride back to the late ’70s and into the lives of a group of black men scraping out a living however they can. All is about to change if the city, in its urban renewal mode, makes good on its threat to … Continued

Sorrows and Rejoicings, 2nd Stage

Two women meet in a small Karoo village after the funeral of David, the man they both loved. One is white and was his wife. The other is black and the mother of his child. David, who was driven into exile because of his political activism against apartheid, reappears in the searing memories of the … Continued

Necessary Targets, Off-Broadway

Two American women, a Park Avenue psychiatrist and an ambitious young writer, travel to Bosnia to help women refugees confront their memories of war. Though the two have little in common beyond the methods they use to distance themselves from their subjects, they emerge deeply changed as they confront their own fears in the face … Continued

Without Walls

Without Walls is the story of Morocco, an idealistic and popular drama teacher at a non-traditional high school in Manhattan, circa 1977. Morocco has great skill in bringing out the best in his students, and he cares deeply about them, perhaps too deeply as eventually revealed in this sensitive drama about both the power and the … Continued

Goodnight Children Everywhere, San Francisco

It is London, Spring 1945. Five years earlier, three teenaged siblings were evacuated and separated for their safety, and the last has finally come home. But now on a crash course toward adulthood and sexual maturity, these virtual strangers strive to rediscover each other and themselves- to rebuild a family in a world blown apart … Continued

L’Universe, Arizona

L’Universe, in Karamazov style, explores the cosmology of the universe, revealing its secrets via action, technology and comic verse.

Madame Melville

Madame Melville, set in Paris in 1966, before that city exploded in protest, presents the story of a fifteen-year-old American, Carl, and his beautiful teacher, Claudie Melville.

Sorrows & Rejoicings, Cape Town

Two women meet in a small Karoo village after the funeral of David, the man they both loved. One is white and was his wife. The other is black and the mother of his child. David, who was driven into exile because of his political activism against apartheid, reappears in the searing memories of the … Continued

In the Penal Colony, Off-Broadway

In the Penal Colony is set in an unnamed penal colony where a man has been sent to witness an execution by a fearsome machine of death. The colony’s head officer can’t imagine a world without his beloved killer, which he considers the “work of a lifetime.”

The Visit, Goodman

Broadway legend Chita Rivera embodies Claire Zachanassian, the oft-widowed richest woman in the world, who returns to the hardship-stricken town of her birth. The locals pray that her wealth will bring them a new lease on life, but the carefully plotted renewal she offers carries a dreadful price. Sardonic and morally complex, The Visit asks: … Continued

Oedipus

Oedipus, the Theban king whose city is psychically cursed by a murderous and incestuous prophecy he unknowingly fulfilled in the past, becomes Oedipus, the modern-day African leader whose land is physically ravaged by the AIDS epidemic in Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald’s new adaptation of Sophocles’ tragedy.

Sorrows & Rejoicings, McCarter

Two women meet in a small Karoo village after the funeral of David, the man they both loved. One is white and was his wife. The other is black and the mother of his child. David, who was driven into exile because of his political activism against apartheid, reappears in the searing memories of the … Continued

Jitney, London

Set in a gypsy cab company (or jitney station) in Pittsburgh, Jitney takes a ride back to the late ’70s and into the lives of a group of black men scraping out a living however they can. All is about to change if the city, in its urban renewal mode, makes good on its threat to … Continued

Crimes of the Heart

Three eccentric, disaster-prone Southern sisters come together after one shoots her husband, in Beth Henley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy.

The General From America, Alley

An iconoclastic portrait of America’s quintessential traitor, Benedict Arnold. The focus is on how and why a military hero who nearly gave his life for the cause of American freedom ended up disclosing vital information to the British. The circumstances necessarily reveal some of the founding fathers’ less than heroic machinations.

Helen

In this fresh take on Euripides’ tragicomedy, Helen never went to Troy but spent the war fought in her name in an Egyptian hotel room waiting for her husband Menelaus to come find her and take her home. In her odd exile, Helen receives visits from Io, a mythical figure who was once turned into … Continued

Songs and Stories From Moby Dick, London

Renowned Performance Artist Laurie Anderson’s piece combines text from Herman Melville’s classic novel, scientific documents, the Bible, and her own writings. In Anderson’s words, it asks the fundamental question, “What’s the point?”

Franny’s Way, LA

Summer, 1957. The streets of Greenwich Village sizzle with the insistent rhythm of jazz. Accompanied by their grandmother, two teenage sisters from the country visit their married cousin in the city. Soon, the young women have embarked on their own private missions involving love, a forgotten child, and a lost mother. Set against the bustling … Continued

Fran’s Bed, Long Wharf

What constitutes a life? Incapacitated, surrounded by her family, Fran guides us on an unpredictable journey into her past in an effort to help understand her present situation. An offbeat, colorful tale of a woman at a midlife crossroads, Fran’s Bed is a delicate portrait of a family in crisis, told with ironic humor and … Continued

My Life with Albertine

An evocative musical about the complicated and obsessive relationship between Marcel, a young man of Society in turn-of-the-century Paris, and the fiery, middle-class girl who became his lover, tormentor and muse. Based on the “Albertine” sections of Marcel Proust’s Remembrance of Things Past.

dirty BLONDE, Old Globe

A contemporary actress and a film archivist share a passion for the legendary film star Mae West and act out memorable moments from her life in Claudia Shear’s comedic tribute to obsessive fandom.

The General From America, TFANA

An iconoclastic portrait of America’s quintessential traitor, Benedict Arnold. The focus is on how and why a military hero who nearly gave his life for the cause of American freedom ended up disclosing vital information to the British. The circumstances necessarily reveal some of the founding fathers’ less than heroic machinations.

Assassins

Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman examine the motivations of the men and women who have killed — or attempted to kill — United States Presidents throughout history. John Wilkes Booth, Lee Harvey Oswald, John Hinckley and others meet and interact in this revue-style musical.

Into the Woods

A childless baker and his wife endeavor to lift their family curse by journeying into the woods, where they encounter Rapunzel (and her witchly “mother”), Cinderella, Jack (of Beanstalk fame), Little Red Riding Hood and other classic fairy tale characters, and they all must learn the responsibility that comes with getting what you want. Into the … Continued

Wicked, Broadway

Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is currently the 10th longest running Broadway show of all time. Based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Wicked is set before we meet Dorothy in L. Frank Baum’s classic book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The … Continued

Love Stories

Judith Jamison’s dynamic collaboration with hip-hop pioneer Rennie Harris and modern dance maverick Robert Battle. Love Stories was inspired by Sankofa, the Akan word which means “go back” (Sanko) and “take” (fa).

Radio Golf, Yale Rep

Harmond Wilks, a successful lawyer, balances ambition and history as he announces his mayoral candidacy and plans to develop high-end real estate on blighted properties. The tenth and final play of Wilson’s lauded cycle about the African-American experience in each decade of the 20th century.

The Good Body, ACT

Inspired by the widespread popularity of her previous boundary-breaking work The Vagina Monologues, Ensler spoke with women all over the world about their bodies in her travels. From those conversations, the scribe developed her own script for The Good Body which focuses on the rest of the female anatomy, exploring the lengths women go to for … Continued

The Good Body, Broadway

Inspired by the widespread popularity of her previous boundary-breaking work The Vagina Monologues, Ensler spoke with women all over the world about their bodies in her travels. From those conversations, the scribe developed her own script for The Good Body which focuses on the rest of the female anatomy, exploring the lengths women go to for … Continued

dirty BLONDE, London

A contemporary actress and a film archivist share a passion for the legendary film star Mae West and act out memorable moments from her life in Claudia Shear’s comedic tribute to obsessive fandom.

dirty BLONDE, Pasadena Playhouse

A contemporary actress and a film archivist share a passion for the legendary film star Mae West and act out memorable moments from her life in Claudia Shear’s comedic tribute to obsessive fandom.

Rodney’s Wife, Playwrights Horizons

In 1962, on location in Rome, a fading movie star and his wife are entangled in an unraveling web of secrets, lies, and sexual impropriety that threatens to tear apart their family.

The Good Body, Seattle Rep

Inspired by the widespread popularity of her previous boundary-breaking work The Vagina Monologues, Ensler spoke with women all over the world about their bodies in her travels. From those conversations, the scribe developed her own script for The Good Body which focuses on the rest of the female anatomy, exploring the lengths women go to for … Continued

Spring Awakening, Broadway

Based on Frank Wedekind’s masterpiece The Awakening of Spring, Spring Awakening is the contemporary musical adaptation of one of literature’s most controversial plays. It boldly depicts a dozen young people and how they make their way through the thrilling, complicated, confusing and mysterious time of their sexual awakening. Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater’s score features … Continued

Lestat, Broadway

The romantic and heartbreaking story of the extraordinary journey of one man who escapes the tyranny of his oppressive family only to have his life taken from him. Thrust into the seductive and sensual world of an immortal vampire, Lestat sets out on a road of adventures in a quest for everlasting love and companionship … Continued

Manon, Los Angeles

Manon is Jules Massenet’s 1883 opera based on the 1771 novel, L’histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut by the Abbé Prévost about a young woman torn between true love and the lure of luxury.

Radio Golf, Broadway

Harmond Wilks, a successful lawyer, balances ambition and history as he announces his mayoral candidacy and plans to develop high-end real estate on blighted properties. The tenth and final play of Wilson’s lauded cycle about the African-American experience in each decade of the 20th century.

Frank’s Home, Goodman

It is summer, 1923, and architect Frank Lloyd Wright has recently left Chicago for California, determined to embrace Hollywood’s youthful zest and mend broken relationships with his adult children.  Having recently completed his latest “wonder of the world” – Tokyo’s Imperial Hotel – Wright is poised to settle down and embrace his new home.  But … Continued

Radio Golf, Goodman

Harmond Wilks, a successful lawyer, balances ambition and history as he announces his mayoral candidacy and plans to develop high-end real estate on blighted properties. The tenth and final play of Wilson’s lauded cycle about the African-American experience in each decade of the 20th century.

Radio Golf, McCarter

Harmond Wilks, a successful lawyer, balances ambition and history as he announces his mayoral candidacy and plans to develop high-end real estate on blighted properties. The tenth and final play of Wilson’s lauded cycle about the African-American experience in each decade of the 20th century.

Wicked: Die Hexen Von Oz

Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is currently the 10th longest running Broadway show of all time. Based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Wicked is set before we meet Dorothy in L. Frank Baum’s classic book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The … Continued

Wicked, Japan

Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is currently the 10th longest running Broadway show of all time. Based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Wicked is set before we meet Dorothy in L. Frank Baum’s classic book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The … Continued

Wicked, West End

Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is currently the 10th longest running Broadway show of all time. Based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Wicked is set before we meet Dorothy in L. Frank Baum’s classic book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The … Continued

Spring Awakening, Off-Broadway

Based on Frank Wedekind’s masterpiece The Awakening of Spring, Spring Awakening is the contemporary musical adaptation of one of literature’s most controversial plays. It boldly depicts a dozen young people and how they make their way through the thrilling, complicated, confusing and mysterious time of their sexual awakening. Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater’s score features … Continued

Radio Golf, Seattle Rep

Harmond Wilks, a successful lawyer, balances ambition and history as he announces his mayoral candidacy and plans to develop high-end real estate on blighted properties. The tenth and final play of Wilson’s lauded cycle about the African-American experience in each decade of the 20th century.

Frank’s Home, Playwrights Horizons

It is summer, 1923, and architect Frank Lloyd Wright has recently left Chicago for California, determined to embrace Hollywood’s youthful zest and mend broken relationships with his adult children.  Having recently completed his latest “wonder of the world” – Tokyo’s Imperial Hotel – Wright is poised to settle down and embrace his new home.  But … Continued

Skull in Connemara, Roundabout

In this chapter of McDonagh’s Leenane plays, all set in Ireland’s remote west country, Mick Dowd is again setting about the task he’s hired for every fall — digging up the old bones in the local cemetery to make room for new arrivals. This year, however, he comes upon the remains of his late wife, … Continued

Radio Golf, Huntington

Harmond Wilks, a successful lawyer, balances ambition and history as he announces his mayoral candidacy and plans to develop high-end real estate on blighted properties. The tenth and final play of Wilson’s lauded cycle about the African-American experience in each decade of the 20th century.

Wicked, 1st North American National Tour

Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is currently the 10th longest running Broadway show of all time. Based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Wicked is set before we meet Dorothy in L. Frank Baum’s classic book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The … Continued

Radio Golf, Taper Forum

Harmond Wilks, a successful lawyer, balances ambition and history as he announces his mayoral candidacy and plans to develop high-end real estate on blighted properties. The tenth and final play of Wilson’s lauded cycle about the African-American experience in each decade of the 20th century.

Fran’s Bed, Playwrights

What constitutes a life? Incapacitated, surrounded by her family, Fran guides us on an unpredictable journey into her past in an effort to help understand her present situation. An offbeat, colorful tale of a woman at a midlife crossroads, Fran’s Bed is a delicate portrait of a family in crisis, told with ironic humor and … Continued

The Retributionists

Spring 1946.  The plan was simple – a German for every Jew.  Its execution would be swift, clean, its impact undeniable.  In this daring, new romantic thriller inspired by actual events, a band of Jewish freedom fighters attempts to avenge a society’s wrongs – if they can keep from tearing each other apart along the way.

The Year of Magical Thinking

Adapted from Joan Didion’s best-selling 2005 memoir, the play explores the author’s shock, denial and ultimate acceptance following her husband’s heart attack and the serious illness of her daughter. This production starred Mary Beth Fisher as Joan Didion.

The Train Driver, Long Wharf

After a fruitless journey through shanty towns, Roelf encounters an old gravedigger named Simon who helps the desperate man unburden his conscience. Based on a true story, The Train Driver is a soulful exploration of guilt, suffering and the powerful bonds that grow between strangers. This production marked Hilferty’s 36th collaboration with Athol Fugard.

4Play

A unique blend of music, comedy, dance, theatre and juggling that is sure to dazzle young and old alike, 4Play features The Flying Karamazov Brothers, New York’s favorite multi-faceted new-vaudevillians at the apex of their ambidextrous and alliterative ability. Watch the Flying K’s as they prove with each performance that chaos and unexpected events in … Continued

Sondheim on Sondheim

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Sondheim on Sondheim, an intimate portrait of the famed composer in his own words… and music. Through the use of exclusive interview footage, you’ll get an inside look at Sondheim’s personal life and artistic process. An ensemble cast of Broadway’s best will perform brand-new arrangements of over two dozen Sondheim tunes, … Continued

In The Wake

It’s Thanksgiving of 2000 and the presidential election still has not been decided. Ellen insists that her friends and family don’t understand how bad the situation really is. But no one — not her loving partner, Danny, nor the passionate Amy, nor the brutally pragmatic and world-weary Judy — can make Ellen see the blind … Continued

That Hopey Changey Thing

The first play in The Apply Family Plays: Scenes from Life in the Country. Election day, November 2, 2010. Uncle Benjamin’s dog has died and his nieces and nephew have gathered for dinner in Rhinebeck, New York, to surprise him with a new one. As they anxiously wait for the polls to close, the Apple family … Continued

The Book of Grace

A family portrait shattered by issues of rage, revenge, power and betrayal. When a young man returns home to South Texas to confront his father, everyday life erupts into a battle for personal survival. At once fiercely intimate and explosive, The Book of Grace weaves the story of three people bound together by love and … Continued

Wicked, 2nd North American National Tour

Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is currently the 10th longest running Broadway show of all time. Based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Wicked is set before we meet Dorothy in L. Frank Baum’s classic book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The … Continued

Creditors

Adolf, a painter who is ill with an undiagnosed malady, is engaged in a conversation with Gustav, a guest at the resort with whom Adolf has become acquainted. During the course of the past week, Gustav has had a profound influence on Adolf who has given up painting for sculpture. He shows Gustav a sculpture … Continued

Spring Awakening, Off-West End

Based on Frank Wedekind’s masterpiece The Awakening of Spring, Spring Awakening is the contemporary musical adaptation of one of literature’s most controversial plays. It boldly depicts a dozen young people and how they make their way through the thrilling, complicated, confusing and mysterious time of their sexual awakening. Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater’s score features … Continued

Our House

A cocksure TV bigshot faced with dwindling ratings installs America’s favorite news anchor as host of a popular reality show.   Meanwhile in Middle America, a houseful of roommates bickers over high-stakes real-world conflicts:  Merv doesn’t clean the bathroom.  Someone ate Alice’s yogurt.  And the rent is long past due.  Soon, as reality collides with reality … Continued

GIANT

GIANT chronicles The Life and times of cattleman Jordan “Bick” Benedict, his naïve young society wife, and their family in the sweeping panorama of Texas, the land that brings them together and almost splits them apart. A sensational story of power, love, lust, and bigotry among the wealthy Anglo cattle barons and oil tycoons, and the … Continued

Mourning Becomes Electra

At the end of the Civil War, General Mannon’s wife and daughter await his return with very different agendas. When battle-scarred son Orin arrives, he finds his house divided. A classic tragedy of Freudian proportions, Mourning Becomes Electra is a tale of adultery, obsession and madness. Lili Taylor, Jena Malone and Joseph Cross portray the toxic mother/daughter/son triangle in … Continued

Wicked, Australia

Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is currently the 10th longest running Broadway show of all time. Based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Wicked is set before we meet Dorothy in L. Frank Baum’s classic book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The … Continued

Conversations in Tusculum

The country you love and the values it represents are being destroyed by a misguided leader. You can continue to live in relative comfort by not involving yourself, or you can take action to save the democracy you love.

Drunk Enough to Say I Love You?

Guy would do anything for Sam. Sam would do anything.  Drunk Enough To Say I Love You? is a modern day love story with consequences far greater than any foreign affair.

The Marriage of Bette and Boo

A dark comedy that takes a look at the complex marriage of Bette and Boo. Three decades of marriage, divorce, alcoholism, nervous breakdowns and death — all blended in a unique mix of irony, humor and farce — are played out in 33 quick scenes.

The Visit, Signature

Broadway legend Chita Rivera embodies Claire Zachanassian, the oft-widowed richest woman in the world, who returns to the hardship-stricken town of her birth. The locals pray that her wealth will bring them a new lease on life, but the carefully plotted renewal she offers carries a dreadful price. Sardonic and morally complex, The Visit asks: … Continued

The Evildoers

Carol and Jerry celebrate their anniversary with friends Martin and Judy. But an evening of haute cuisine and expensive wine is cut short when Martin, no longer able to repress years of frustration, lashes out at the people he loves. Soon, the facade of their pristine American lives shatters. With ferocious humor and violent turns, David Adjmi’s searing … Continued

Wonderland, Broadway

Wonderland is a story about a new Alice who has lost her joy in life. Estranged from her husband, alienated from her daughter and in danger of losing her career, Alice finds herself in Wonderland where she encounters strange though familiar characters that help her rediscover the wonder in her life.

Taylor Swift “Speak Now” World Tour

In the “Speak Now” world-tour, global superstar Taylor Swift performs hit after hit from her first three albums, including the chart-topping “Love Story,” “You Belong With Me,” “Fifteen,” and “Mine.”

The Train Driver, Signature

After a fruitless journey through shanty towns, Roelf encounters an old gravedigger named Simon who helps the desperate man unburden his conscience. Based on a true story, The Train Driver is a soulful exploration of guilt, suffering and the powerful bonds that grow between strangers.

Sorry

The third play in The Apple Family Plays: Scenes from Life in the Country. A year after Sweet and Sad, the Apple family again share a meal in Rhinebeck, as they sort through personal and political feelings of loss and confusion on the morning of the day the country will choose the next president.

The Broken Heart

A long feud between two Spartan families has ended with the loving engagement of their children, Penthea and Orgilus. Penthea’s father, however, dies before the wedding can take place, and her twin brother, Ithocles, forces her into a socially advantageous match with a ridiculously jealous older man. Ithocles returns to Sparta a war hero and … Continued

A Month In the Country

One week before her 30th birthday, the simple life of dutiful wife and mother Natalya is upended when the arrival of her son’s charming new tutor unleashes a whirlwind of love, lust, and jealousy. Both psychologically compelling and emotionally raw, Turgenev’s masterpiece reveals the disruptive nature of passion, intermixed with genuine loss and heartbreak, as … Continued

Wicked, Australian Tour

Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is currently the 10th longest running Broadway show of all time. Based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Wicked is set before we meet Dorothy in L. Frank Baum’s classic book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The … Continued

Wicked, Asian National Tour

Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is currently the 10th longest running Broadway show of all time. Based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Wicked is set before we meet Dorothy in L. Frank Baum’s classic book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The … Continued

The Road to Mecca (Broadway)

The Road to Mecca tells the story of an eccentric elderly artist facing mounting pressure to abandon her independent life for a church retirement home. Out of desperation, she calls upon her only confidant, a fiery young teacher from Cape Town. When the village minister arrives to coax out her decision, the three enter a … Continued

Compulsion, Public Theater

It is 1951, and Sid Silver is on a mission to be the guardian of one of the most moving and provocative accounts of the 20th century. Deeply moved by Anne Frank’s diary, he is driven to bring her story to the American masses by promoting the book’s publication and adapting the diary into a … Continued

The Illusion, Signature

A lawyer, facing mortality, desperate to find the son he drove away years before, travels in the dead of night to a mysterious cave. There he engages the services of a wizard, who conjures up visions of the romantic, adventurous, perilous life the lawyer’s son has been living since his father expelled him from home. … Continued

A Second Chance, Signature

A stirring musical journey, A Second Chance tells the New York story of a recent widower and a divorcée who meet in mid-life and mid-crisis. Presented with the overwhelming challenge of freeing themselves from their painful pasts, neither feels deserving of happiness.  Yet, the awakening of unanticipated feelings leads them to a possibility they both least expected to … Continued

Elective Affinities

Elective Affinities brings audiences into witty octogenarian Alice Hauptmann’s home—an Upper East Side townhouse—for a funny and savage portrait of civilized life. Sarah Benson directed the New York premiere of the one-woman play in which Zoe Caldwell starred, serving tea, sandwiches and lady fingers to an audience of 30 in the site-specific production that took place in … Continued

Sweet and Sad

The second play in The Apple Family Plays: Scenes from Life in the Country. The Apple Family finds themselves together again for the first time since Election Night, 2010. Marian, reeling from a personal tragedy, now lives with her sister Barbara; sister Jane is back with her boyfriend Tim; their brother Richard has come up from Manhattan; … Continued

One Slight Hitch, WTF

It’s Courtney’s wedding day, and her mom, Delia, is making sure that everything is perfect. The groom is perfect, the dress is perfect, and the decorations (assuming they arrive) will be perfect. Then, like in any good farce the doorbell rings. And all hell breaks loose. So much for perfect.

Three Hotels

Ken Hoyle is an ambitious hatchet man for a multinational company that sells defective baby formula in developing African countries. His wife Barbara advises other young executive wives on life in the third world. Their days as idealistic Peace Corps volunteers are far behind them – physically and metaphorically – and the succession of moral … Continued

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus – “Fully Charged”

Fueled by excitement-boosting “performance power,” Fully Charged is filled with amazing acts that can only be seen at The Greatest Show On Earth, including Tabayara, a dynamic animal trainer whose rare ability to communicate with animals allows him to stand eye-to-eye with a dozen ferocious tigers, ride rearing stallions at a fully-charged gallop, and orchestrate … Continued

Manon, Valencia

Manon is Jules Massenet’s 1883 opera based on the 1771 novel, L’histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut by the Abbé Prévost about a young woman torn between true love and the lure of luxury.

Wonderland, Alley

Wonderland is a story about a new Alice who has lost her joy in life. Estranged from her husband, alienated from her daughter and in danger of losing her career, Alice finds herself in Wonderland where she encounters strange though familiar characters that help her rediscover the wonder in her life.

Compulsion, Berkeley Rep

It is 1951, and Sid Silver is on a mission to be the guardian of one of the most moving and provocative accounts of the 20th century. Deeply moved by Anne Frank’s diary, he is driven to bring her story to the American masses by promoting the book’s publication and adapting the diary into a … Continued

Wicked, UK/IRE National Tour

Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is currently the 10th longest running Broadway show of all time. Based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Wicked is set before we meet Dorothy in L. Frank Baum’s classic book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The musical … Continued

Wicked, Korea

Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is currently the 10th longest running Broadway show of all time. Based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Wicked is set before we meet Dorothy in L. Frank Baum’s classic book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The … Continued

3 Kinds of Exile

John Guare probes the lives of an exiled actress, a writer and a mysterious traveler.  In 3 Kinds of Exile, he weaves the stories of three real émigrés from Czechoslovakia and Poland into a riveting and dramatic tapestry; probing the meaning of home, identity and how we carry the past with us. This world premiere … Continued

Hands on a Hardbody, Broadway

It’s been a tough year for the ten strangers competing for a new hardbody truck, but now their fate is in their hands. Over the next 144 hours they will laugh, cry and push their bodies and minds to the limits as they fight to keep at least one hand on a brand new truck. … Continued

That Hopey Changey Thing (2013 Public Theater Rep Run)

The first play in The Apple Family Plays: Scenes from Life in the Country. Election day, November 2, 2010. Uncle Benjamin’s dog has died and his nieces and nephew have gathered for dinner in Rhinebeck, New York, to surprise him with a new one. As they anxiously wait for the polls to close, the Apple family … Continued

Sorry (2013 Public Theater Rep Run)

The third play in The Apple Family Plays: Scenes from Life in the Country. A year after Sweet and Sad, the Apple family again share a meal in Rhinebeck, as they sort through personal and political feelings of loss and confusion on the morning of the day the country will choose the next president. Sorry premiered at the … Continued

Sweet and Sad (2013 Public Theater Rep Run)

The second Play in The Apple Family Plays: Scenes from Life in the Country. The Apple Family finds themselves together again for the first time since Election Night, 2010. Marian, reeling from a personal tragedy, now lives with her sister Barbara; sister Jane is back with her boyfriend Tim; their brother Richard has come up from Manhattan; … Continued

Regular Singing

The fourth play in The Apple Family Plays: Scenes from Life in the Country. Late into the night, the Apple Family keeps vigil for a beloved family member on the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination and raise their voices together one last time—in discussion, dissent, hope, and song.

Neva – 32

In a gorgeously crafted reflection on life, art and the revolutionary impulse, Chilean writer-director Guillermo Calderón’s Neva tells the story of Anton Chekhov’s window, the actress Olga Knipper, who arrives in a cold and dimly lit theater in St. Petersburg in the winter of 1905 to rehearse The Cherry Orchard. As she and two other actors … Continued

One Slight Hitch, ACT

It’s Courtney’s wedding day, and her mom, Delia, is making sure that everything is perfect. The groom is perfect, the dress is perfect, and the decorations (assuming they arrive) will be perfect. Then, like in any good farce the doorbell rings. And all hell breaks loose. So much for perfect.

One Slight Hitch, George St.

It’s Courtney’s wedding day, and her mom, Delia, is making sure that everything is perfect. The groom is perfect, the dress is perfect, and the decorations (assuming they arrive) will be perfect. Then, like in any good farce the doorbell rings. And all hell breaks loose. So much for perfect.

Hands on a Hardbody, La Jolla

It’s been a tough year for the ten strangers competing for a new hardbody truck, but now their fate is in their hands. Over the next 144 hours they will laugh, cry and push their bodies and minds to the limits as they fight to keep at least one hand on a brand new truck. … Continued

The Nightingale

The Nightingale tells the story of a young emperor in ancient China, whose luxurious but constricted life inside the walls of the Forbidden City is upended by the song of an extraordinary bird that lives beyond his reach.

Annie

A spunky orphan girl finds a home with a New York millionaire during the Depression, but must dodge the clutches of her evil orphanage mistress, in Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin and Thomas Meehan’s 1954 musical based on the popular Harold Gray comic strip.

Blood Knot (Signature)

Between patchwork walls in a one-room shack, two biracial South African brothers grapple with crippling poverty and lonely isolation. Morris, the punctilious force that keeps their room tidy, is light-skinned enough to pass for white, but dark-skinned Zach feels imprisoned by his job at a whites-only park. When they find themselves on some dangerous new … Continued

Jackie – 33

From the controversial pen of Elfriede Jelinek, winner of the 2004 Nobel Prize in Literature, flows the solo play Jackie, an intensely theatrical dissection of Jackie Kennedy Onassis and the myths surrounding her well-coiffed veneer. Jackie is a disturbing exploration of submission, power, and the hypocrisy of everyday life.

If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet

Fifteen-year-old Anna’s weight makes her a target for bullies. When her mom Fiona transfers Anna to the school where she teaches in order to protect her daughter, it only makes things worse. Anna’s environmentalist dad, determined to finish his new book and save the planet, is no help at all. Just as Anna gets suspended for … Continued

Rigoletto – 27

World premiere: Teatro la Fenice, Venice, 1851. Met premiere: November 16, 1883. A dramatic journey of undeniable force, Rigoletto was immensely popular from its premiere and remains fresh and powerful to this day. The story, based on a controversial play by Victor Hugo, tells of an outsider—a hunchbacked jester—who struggles to balance the dueling elements of beauty and … Continued

Salomé

The story has been told before, but never like this. A fortress called Machaerus, sandy cliffs perched high above the Sea of Death. A holy man from the wilderness, demanding freedom for his people, locked deep beneath the ground. A nameless woman, written into history, by others, known to us as Salomé, whose mysterious act … Continued

Buried Child, Off-Broadway

Sam Shepard’s 1978 Pulitzer Prize winning play. Dodge and Halie are barely hanging on to their farmland and their sanity while looking after their two wayward grown sons. When their grandson Vince  arrives with his girlfriend, no one seems to recognize him, and confusion abounds.  As Vince tries to make sense of the chaos, the rest of … Continued

Wicked, San Francisco

Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is currently the 10th longest running Broadway show of all time. Based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Wicked is set before we meet Dorothy in L. Frank Baum’s classic book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The … Continued

Familiar – 3

It’s winter in Minnesota, and a Zimbabwean family is preparing for the wedding of their eldest daughter, a first-generation American. But when the bride insists on observing a traditional African custom, it opens a deep rift in the household. Rowdy and affectionate, Familiar pitches tradition against assimilation, drawing a loving portrait of a family: the customs they keep, and the … Continued

Baby Doll – 7

Times are tough in the Mississippi Delta, where cotton is king and the summer heat drives desires of every kind. Tennessee Williams’ 1950s film masterpiece, Baby Doll, was condemned in its time for its riveting tale of commercial and erotic vengeance. The American premiere of this theatrical adaptation will ignite the stage with its darkly … Continued

Mercury Fur – 8

In a society ravaged by warring gangs and a hallucinogenic-drug epidemic, Elliot and Darren, under the sway of the ruthless Spinx, throw parties for rich clients in abandoned apartment buildings – parties that help guests act out their darkest, most sinister fantasies. As the teenage brothers prepare for the latest festivities, some unexpected guests threaten … Continued

Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek

Aging farm laborer Nukain has spent his life transforming the rocks at Revolver Creek, South Africa, into a vibrant garden of painted flowers. Now, the final unpainted rock, as well as his young companion Bokkie, has forced Nukain to confront his legacy as a painter, a person and a black man in 1980s South Africa. … Continued

The Spoils, New Group

Nobody likes Ben. Ben doesn’t even like Ben.  He’s been kicked out of grad school, lives off his parents’ money, and bullies everyone in his life, including his roommate Kalyan, an earnest Nepalese immigrant. When Ben discovers that his grade school crush is marrying a straight-laced banker, he sets out to destroy their relationship and … Continued

The Apple Family Plays: Scenes From American Life, European Tour

Beginning in 2010, Tony Award winner Richard Nelson premiered a new play each year at The Public Theater about the fictional, liberal Apple family of Rhinebeck, New York. These plays about family, politics, change, and the way we live today burst with remarkable immediacy. Each of The Apple Family Plays originally premiered on the night … Continued

Posterity

Norway’s most celebrated sculptor is hired to create the last official bust of its most famous writer, but Henrik Ibsen proves to be an irascible, contentious sitter, as the two men wage war over both his legacy and his likeness. Posterity explores the nature of artistic success and the fear of being forgotten.

The Apple Family Plays: Scenes From American Life, PBS

Beginning in 2010, Tony Award winner Richard Nelson premiered a new play each year at The Public Theater about the fictional, liberal Apple family of Rhinebeck, New York. These plays about family, politics, change, and the way we live today burst with remarkable immediacy. Each of The Apple Family Plays originally premiered on the night … Continued

Sticks and Bones – 14

David Rabe’s 1972 Tony-winner, Sticks and Bones, is a savage and savagely comic portrait of an American family pulled apart by their son’s return from the Vietnam War. Ozzie, played by Bill Pullman, and his wife Harriet, played by Holly Hunter, are overjoyed to see their eldest son David again, but the furies that haunt David begin to overwhelm … Continued

The Shadow of the Hummingbird

When Oupa is visited by his ten-year-old grandson (who is playing hooky from school) the two spend a memorable afternoon together.  The boy reminds the old man of his lost sense of wonder, while the child is given a bit of hard-earned wisdom.  In a charming meditation on the beauty and transience of the world around … Continued

Stage Kiss

Art imitates Life. Life imitates Art. When two actors with a history are thrown together as romantic leads in a forgotten 1930s melodrama, they quickly lose touch with reality as the story onstage follows them offstage. Sarah Ruhl’s Stage Kiss is a charming tale about what happens when lovers share a stage kiss—or when actors share a … Continued

A Second Chance, Public Theater

A stirring musical journey, A Second Chance tells the New York story of a recent widower and a divorcée who meet in mid-life and mid-crisis. Presented with the overwhelming challenge of freeing themselves from their painful pasts, neither feels deserving of happiness.  Yet, the awakening of unanticipated feelings leads them to a possibility they both least expected to … Continued

King Lear, TFANA

In William Shakespeare’s royal-family tragedy, the aging King Lear divides his estate between his three daughters, ultimately refusing his youngest and favorite her share because she won’t publicly admit her love for him. The decision leads to chaos and treachery within the kingdom and madness for its monarch.

King Lear, Shakespeare in the Park

Revenge, rage, grief and delusion thunder upon the Delacorte as Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow takes the stage as one of theater’s great tragic heroes, King Lear. New York’s most treasured summer tradition, Free Shakespeare in the Park, celebrated its 52nd season in Central Park’s famous Delacorte Theater with Shakespeare’s classic drama about a King … Continued

Wicked, Mexico City

Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is currently the 10th longest running Broadway show of all time. Based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Wicked is set before we meet Dorothy in L. Frank Baum’s classic book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The … Continued