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Theater Features Archive

March 4, 2013
The Five: Theater

A particularly starry spring descends on Broadway.

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.

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.

May 7, 2012
Kvelling in Their Seats

A first-time producer on what it took to stage Old Jews Telling Jokes.

April 23, 2012
Extreme Makeunder

How the house in Clybourne Park ages 50 years in fifteen minutes.

April 2, 2012
Buckets Over Broadway

Tug Coker wears short shorts as Larry Bird in Magic/Bird.

March 12, 2012
“When in Doubt, Seduce”

Mike Nichols— director of the new revival of Death of a Salesman—has always had a knack for making people cry, or laugh until they cry, or both.

February 13, 2012
Long Story Short

How, after 30 years, Merrily We Roll Along may finally be complete.