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Rob Weinert-Kendt, an arts journalist and editor of American Theatre magazine, has written for The New York Times and Time Out New York. He writes a blog called The Wicked Stage.
Zoë Winters, Jeb Kreager and Julia McDermott in ‘Heroes of the Fourth Turning’ at Playwrights Horizons (photo: Joan Marcus)
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Arbery has written a play based on many years of quietly watching and listening to his fellow Catholics and conservatives.
“The Christians” at Playwrights Horizons pondered the theology of hell and the authority of scripture (photo: Joan Marcus).
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The theater has been a place where New York theatergoers can get an above-average dose of plays on spiritual themes.
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In his sensational new play, Jeremy O. Harris posits that racism may poison our most intimate relationships.
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The film’s central event—the overnight visit of King George and Queen Mary to Downton—is an occasion less for conflict than for catering.
Photo: Julieta Cervantes
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A new Off-Broadway play dives into the history of St. Vincent’s in Greenwich Village.
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This Will Shakespeare is an insecure if well intentioned striver.
Striding vigorously across her family estate in top hat and black suit, Anne Lister (Suranne Jones) cuts a striking, even heroic figure. (Photo: HBO).
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The British period genre has been quietly retrofitted to accommodate a gay love story more familiar from our own time.
Reeve Carney and Eva Noblezada in ‘Hadestown’ (photo: Matthew Murphy)
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We live in an age in which new musicals can seemingly be about anything.
"Hillary and Clinton"
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In Hnath’s play, Hillary has put all her bets on competence, while Bill unsurprisingly presses her to show more humanity.
Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams in ’Fosse/Verdon’ (Eric Liebowitz/FX)
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These two overachievers needed each other, even or especially when they were not together.