New York collaborative theatre heroes The TEAM are staging ‘Primer for a Failed Superpower’, a multi-generational pop concert of protest songs. Nicole Serratore sits in on rehearsals.
Activism, terrorism, and Turkish politics shape this Performative Essay starring two tortoises
Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon give strong voices to the complex women in Lillian Hellman’s play The Little Foxes
An onslaught of digital trickery steals the show in a new Broadway musical about the Romanov princess.
Docudrama about mill worker/activist Ella May Wiggins gives a glimpse into labor history
Bleary-eyed, late night conversation of comics, sexuality, and connection in Noah Mease’s Omega Kids. Nicole Serratore reviews.
The Assembly looks back on 1960’s protest and action in HOME/SICK.
Nicole Serratore reviews Sam Gold’s bold reimaging of the Tennessee Williams’ classic
Penelope Skinner subverts expectations about women, competition, and aging in her new play.
A riot grrl musical take on Antigone channels her rage into action. Nicole Serratore reviews.
A New York Times review sparked fury for critiquing Mark Twain’s racial politics. Here, Nicole Serratore steps into the critical dispute over Big River and representation in theatre.
Dear Evan Hansen, a new musical by Pasek & Paul, speaking to the invisible teen in all of us.
New play, Alligator, by Hilary Bettis tries to get into the muck of human relationships
Playwright Qui Nguyen merges a comic book aesthetic with his parents’ romance in a refugee camp
Simon McBurney provides an aural rollercoaster and intellectual whiplash with The Encounter