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Theater Features Archive

December 15, 2008
The Top Ten Plays

Fela!, tops with list, along with Top Girls, Gypsy, and more.

December 15, 2008
The Year in Theater

Three vintage American plays. And three fascinating and provocative examples of racially unconventional casting.

August 27, 2007

What the audience really thought about Absinthe and La Vie at Spiegelworld.

December 10, 2012
Effectively Twee

Handmade feel and scrappy charms characterized many of this year’s memorable productions—yet the cuteness didn’t leave behind a cloying aftertaste. How they pulled off their balancing acts.

October 3, 2005
The Rise of the Cliffs Notes Musical

After a season of shows based on the back catalogues of Elvis and John Lennon, this year’s musical-makers are borrowing from the greatest stories ever told.

June 15, 2009
Jailhouse Rules

Chandra Wilson on Chicago and burnout victims.

March 4, 2013
The Five: Theater

A particularly starry spring descends on Broadway.

December 10, 2012
Stage Performance of the Year

Shuler Hensley in The Whale.

October 15, 2012
Detroit's Finest

Is Sarah Sokolovic theater’s next great actress?

May 28, 2012
Broadway Songwriting Is in Critical Condition. Again.

A diagnosis and, just maybe, a treatment.

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