Review: ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Raises the Bar for Broadway Magic

Review: ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Raises the Bar for Broadway Magic

The funds for “Cursed Child,” which has been a sold-out hit in London since opening there in 2016, is a staggering $68 million, probably the most ever spent on a nonmusical Broadway manufacturing. Yet I imply it as the best reward once I say that the present doesn’t look costly. Or relatively, it appears costly […]

Review: A Spanish Stage Provocateur Makes a Blood-Dripping Debut

Review: A Spanish Stage Provocateur Makes a Blood-Dripping Debut

Photo Angélica Liddell in her difficult however transfixing theater work “Esta Breve Tragedia de la Carne (This Brief Tragedy of the Flesh).” Credit Marina Levitskaya MONTCLAIR, N.J. — The native debut of the Spanish theatermaker Angélica Liddell has been a very long time coming. She created her firm, Atra Bilis Teatro, in 1993 and went […]

Ellen Burstyn Honors a Friendship With a Futurist

Ellen Burstyn Honors a Friendship With a Futurist

In a cellphone interview from her residence in New York, Ms. Burstyn — who’s gained a Tony for “Same Time, Next Year,” an Oscar for “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore” and an Emmy for “Political Animals” — spoke about her friendship with Mr. Fuller, her former co-stars Kevin Spacey and Louis C.Okay. and a long-ago […]

This Week: a Devilish Matthew Broderick; and a Righteous Chiwetel Ejiofor

This Week: a Devilish Matthew Broderick; and a Righteous Chiwetel Ejiofor

Then, whereas watching a program in regards to the Rwandan genocide, Mr. Pearson had a revelation that slammed laborious up in opposition to his church’s doctrine, which maintained that non-Christians had been destined for hell except they professed their perception in Jesus. What if hell was a human assemble and everybody was already the recipient […]

This Week: ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Returns, Bad Bunny, Rachel Weisz

This Week: ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Returns, Bad Bunny, Rachel Weisz

His success has been so fast — as lately as 2016, he was working at a supermarket in San Juan — that Bad Bunny didn’t have an opportunity to tour the remainder of the U.S. till this spring. That tour, which started in March, concludes this week with reveals on the Forum, close to Los […]

Bette Midler to Return to ‘Hello, Dolly!’ This Summer

Bette Midler to Return to ‘Hello, Dolly!’ This Summer

Photo Bette Midler received a Tony Award for her position as Dolly Gallagher Levi, a human steamroller out to land a wealthy husband in 19th-century New York. Credit Sara Krulwich/The New York Times Bette Midler will return to Broadway, enjoying one other six weeks within the title position of “Hello, Dolly!” earlier than the revival […]

Review: Whose ‘Fair Lady’? This Time, Eliza’s in Charge

Review: Whose ‘Fair Lady’? This Time, Eliza’s in Charge

Both outcomes appear potential in Harry Hadden-Paton’s wily interpretation, which places the character’s mansplaining, blowhard methods in context. Younger than the everyday Higgins (however extra the age Shaw imagined), Mr. Hadden-Paton, best known for playing unambiguous good guys on “Downton Abbey” and “The Crown,” is sensible of the character’s on-off change of vulnerability and hauteur. […]

15 Plays and Musicals to Go to in NYC This Weekend

15 Plays and Musicals to Go to in NYC This Weekend

‘THE METROMANIACS’ on the Duke on 42nd Street (in previews; opens on April 22). For Red Bull Theater, David Ives, a playwright who is aware of his approach round a couplet, adapts an obscure 18th-century French farce about poetry-mad Parisians. Under Michael Kahn’s course, the actors Adam LeFevre, Amelia Pedlow and Christian Conn try the […]

‘Carousel’ Dances Are a New Feather in the Enigmatic Justin Peck’s Cap

‘Carousel’ Dances Are a New Feather within the Enigmatic Justin Peck’s Cap

When Justin Peck emerged as knowledgeable choreographer in 2012, he appeared instantly a grasp of his commerce. His dances for the brand new revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Carousel,” on the Imperial Theater on Broadway, are one more feather in his cap. Though simply 30 years previous, he’s already acquired such renown that, […]