Voices
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.
EMOTIONAL SEESAW. Gillian Anderson as Blanche DuBois and Ben Foster as Stanley Kowalski.
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It is hard to imagine two more different writers or plays, but these two new stagings offer instructive contrasts.
Saoirse Ronan, center, in "The Crucible"
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In two new productions intimate transgressions have world-shattering consequences
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Two nuanced plays from Danai Gurira
STANDING TALL. Jennifer Hudson, center, in “The Color Purple”
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The spiritual side of two Broadway revivals
Mark Strong and company in “A View From the Bridge” (photo: Jan Versweyveld)
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Arthur Miller's 'A View From the Bridge' stripped to its essence is a painful family tragedy.
NUCLEAR OPTION. Clockwise from top: Sarah Steele, Cassie Beck, Arian Moayed, Jayne Houdyshell, Reed Birney
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‘The Humans’ offers a fresh take on the family drama.
COMMUNICATION BREAKDOWNS. The cast of “Spring Awakening"
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A ‘deaf musical’ on Broadway
IF WALLS COULD TALK. Dakin Matthews as Winston Churchill and Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II in “The Audience”
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‘The Audience’ takes a closer look at Queen Elizabeth
STUPID OR CLEVER? Ryan VanDenBom, Eric Sciotto, Christian Borle, Bud Weber and Aleks Pevek in "Something Rotten!"
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Ahead of the Tony Awards this weekend, a look at the state of the American musical
OUT OF THE BLUE YONDER. Anne Hathaway in "Grounded" (Photo credit: Joan Marcus).
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'Grounded' explores a new kind of war-making.