Broadway

The last-minute reprieve is the stuff of legal thrillers. It rarely applies to the fate of Broadway shows. But on June 22, three days before...

Fainting, vomiting, arrests: no, it’s not a Friday night out in Brixton, but a Broadway performance of George Orwell’s 1984. According to the Hollywood Reporter,...

When it opened Off Broadway in 1991, Scott McPherson’s Marvin's Room was viewed through the lens of the Aids crisis – the disease would...

We've finally seen the West End debut of Audra McDonald, some 23 years after she won her first Tony Award. McDonald reprised Lady Day...

I dare say that very few people reading this column are aware that tomorrow, July 1, marks the celebration of Canada Day, commemorating the...

Deep anger generated by the theatre reviews of Chicago Sun-Times critic Hedy Weiss is nothing new. But the scale of the reaction to one...

Sales of George Orwell’s novel, 1984, have skyrocketed since the inauguration of Donald Trump. It's an apt moment for Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan’s...

AR Gurney was one of the most prolific American playwrights of his generation, producing almost a play per year alongside two musicals, a brace...

It wasn’t a picket line last Thursday morning, but rather a demonstration, as Broadway casting directors and their supporters walked back and forth in...
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