We caught up with first-time playwright Cyrus Aaron about his stellar debut, 'Someday,' which explores what it's like to live under the shadow of racism in America.
Life is rough, so how can we turn our lives into one big laugh?
It's a very modern look at an epidemic that is sometimes, mistakenly, thought of as a thing of the past.
The play is a "musical caper comedy" and features a song called 'I'm Martin Fucking Shkreli and You Can All Go Fuck Yourselves."
It's been 16 years since this play was first staged, and it remains a crucial and urgent a depiction of race, mental health, ethnocentricity, and power.
We spoke to Anders Lustgarten about his epic new play, 'The Sugar Coated Bullets of the Bourgeoisie.'
'Darknet' opens this week at London's Southwark Playhouse. Playwright Rose Lewenstein and director Russell Bender discuss their creative process.
Two teenagers suffered real cuts from a real razor as a result of a serious prop mishap, but both are out of the hospital.
The new update to an already celebrated game is tabletop perfection—but that hasn't stopped some people from spoiling the party.
In the new play Give Me Your Love, the artistic director of an experimental theater company is showing what the drug can do for veterans suffering PTSD.
The Deaf West theater company's re-envisioning of the controversial Broadway play reminds us that the only thing separating the deaf from the hearing is a language.
"If someone can't remember something, did it actually happen? I don't know the answer, but it's an interesting thing to think about. It's something that no one will ever know."
This short documentary by director Liam Saint-Pierre profiles a kooky inventor who makes impractical thingamajigs like a tea cup with a cooling fan and an umbrella with plant pots on top.
We spoke to the cartoonist about adapting her critically acclaimed coming of age story for the stage, and the "test" that bears her name.
In David's new hit play Fish in the Dark, the equation is simple: Tragedy equals comedy.
Rob Ford: The Musical could very well be terrible, but we went down to check out the auditions for the role of Toronto's crack-smoking mayor anyway.
I got 200 on my SATs, I'm a fucking idiot, I have no talent except torturing the nerds at my high school who actually made films and did something creative with their time. I want to go to Hollywood and be in pictures. Oh, no, the nerds I picked on now ru…
So you want to know what it's like to put up a play on Broadway? I'll tell ya. But, I should note, the way a classic play is put on (specifically John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, in which I am currently starring) is much different from the way a n…
Bed-Stuy's Interfaith Medical Center, which is facing imminent closure due to a lack of funds, recently hosted a free, site-specific performance of Edward Albee's The Death of Bessie Smith. If Interfaith closes, it'll be another blow to Bed-Stuy, w…
'American Psycho' is (at least for now) the pinnacle of Bret Easton Ellis's art: the dark-hearted swansong of an era that sums up its subject matter with a perfect balance of breadth and incisiveness. Gross satire delivered with a hyperrealistic technique…
Playwright Karel Capek was going to call the artificial workers in his play "Labori," but his brother suggested "robots," instead. It's not surprising then, that the robots in 'Rossum's Universal Robots' feel like a pretty thinly-veiled metaphor.
Before Chris Brown gave Rihanna a black eye, even before R. Kelly peed on a teenage girl, boxer Mike Tyson was the person America loved to disapprove of. I went to his play to see how his horrible life story's working out.
This is one of James Purdy's last unpublished manuscripts. Written in 1978, the short play is every bit as uncompromising and brutal as his fiction.
Photos by Ben Ritter, Styling by Annette Lamothe-Ramos