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Broadway’s ‘Birthday Candles’ and ‘Caroline, or Change’ Bumped to Fall

The new Noah Haidle play, starring Debra Messing and Andre Braugher, and the revival of the Jeanine Tesori-Tony Kushner musical led by Olivier Award winner Sharon D. Clarke, both were originally set…

‘The Visit, or The Old Lady Comes to Call’: Theater Review

Lesley Manville plays the billionairess out for revenge in Tony Kushner's adaptation of Friedrich Dürrenmatt's dark parable 'The Visit,' with Hugo Weaving as the old lover who wishes he wasn't.

Ron Leibman, Actor in ‘Angels in America,’ ‘Where’s Poppa?’ and ‘Friends,’ Dies at 82

Ron Leibman, the dependable actor known for his Tony Award-winning performance in 'Angels in America: Millennium Approaches' and for his turns in such films as 'Where's Poppa?,' 'Slaughterhouse-Five'…

‘A Bright Room Called Day’: Theater Review

Oskar Eustis directs the first major NYC revival of 'A Bright Room Called Day,' the 1985 debut from Pulitzer Prize-winning 'Angels in America' author Tony Kushner, in a revised version featuring a…

Roundabout Theatre Company Sets ‘Caroline, or Change’ and ‘A Soldier’s Play’

The Roundabout Theatre Company on Monday announced their final two Broadway productions for the current season: 'A Soldier's Play,' bowing Jan. 21 at American Airlines Theatre and 'Caroline, or…

Stage Musical Based on Hit Indie Film ‘The Visitor’ Sets Public Theater Premiere

The 'Next to Normal' team of Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey penned the score for the adaptation of writer-director Tom McCarthy's intimate 2007 drama that starred Richard Jenkins and Danai Gurira.

David Rooney: The Best New York Theater of 2018

The Hollywood Reporter's chief theater critic glances back over a year of theatrical highlights, on Broadway and off.

Playwright Tony Kushner Stresses the Importance of Arts Education in the Age of Trump

Steven Spielberg, Liam Neeson, Edie Falco and more celebrated the power of public schools' arts education at the inaugural Arthur Miller Foundation Honors on Monday, where playwright Tony Kushner…

The 72nd Annual Tony Awards: TV Review

Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban brought unexpected comic timing along with celebrated vocal skills to their co-hosting gig at a ceremony dominated by 'The Band's Visit,' 'Harry Potter and the Cursed…

Tonys 2018: Nathan Lane on Playing Roy Cohn in ‘Angels in America’ Under Trump

The featured actor nominee and two-time previous winner discusses his role as the real-life closeted conservative lawyer in Tony Kushner's epic masterwork, and why he empathizes with the character.

The Olivier Awards 2018: Full List of Winners

'Hamilton' scored seven wins, while top prizes went also to 'The Ferryman,' 'Angels in America' and 'Follies,' with Bryan Cranston, Sam Mendes, Shirley Henderson and Laura Donnelly among honorees.

‘Angels in America’: Theater Review

Andrew Garfield stars as 20th-century prophet Prior Walter with Nathan Lane as closeted political fixer Roy M. Cohn in Tony Kushner's masterwork 'Angels in America,' transferring to Broadway after…