Theater

Beth Malone and Andrew Garfield in ‘Perestroika,’ part 2 of ‘Angels in America’ (photo: Brinkhoff Mögenburg) 
Rob Weinert-Kendt March 27, 2018
Tony Kushner’s two-part play feels both timely and timeless.
Photo of Arthur Miller courtesy HBO
Rob Weinert-Kendt March 14, 2018
Rebecca Miller has made a film that pays complicated tribute to a complex man.
Roslyn Ruff and Jimonn Cole in ‘X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation’ (photo: T. Charles Erickson)
Rob Weinert-Kendt January 26, 2018
But was the civil rights leader Brutus or Caesar?
A scene from “Junk” (photo: Lincoln Center Theater)
Rob Weinert-Kendt November 13, 2017
Three plays invite us to look back on the decade that launched Trump as a time of churning ambivalence and upheaval.
Sam Shepard poses for a portrait in New York, Sept. 2011 (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)
Rob Weinert-Kendt August 02, 2017
While Shepard's plays would absorb different rhythms and influences, their essence and voice were unmistakably his—our—own.
Oscar Isaacs as Hamlet (photo: The Public Theatre)
Rob Weinert-Kendt July 27, 2017
In a bewildering new staging at The Public Theater, Oscar Isaac is giving a rich, riveting lead turn as the dubious Danish prince.