Tag: Theater

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London Theater Reviews: On Stage, ‘The Exorcist’ Lacks the Movie’s Chills

The presence these days of an American president who glories in deal-making guarantees the relevance of a play...

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Review: ‘School Girls’ Is a Gleeful African Makeover of an American Genre

Photo From left, Nike Kadri, Nabiyah Be, Paige Gilbert and Mirirai Sithole in “School Girls; or, the African...

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Review: A Brief ‘Brigadoon’ That’s Almost Like Falling in Love

Mr. Wheeldon’s dances certainly fit that bill, and so does Loewe’s triple-crème music, sensitively rendered by the Encores!...

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Old Vic Says 20 People Reported Misconduct by Kevin Spacey

Photo The Old Vic theater in London said 20 people have come forward with allegations of inappropriate behavior...

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Review: John Leguizamo Goes for Easy Laughs in ‘Latin History’

So on a book-strewn classroom set by Rachel Hauck, the play intercuts cockeyed lectures about the past —...

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Review: Good Art, Bad Men and Samuel Pepys in ‘17c’

Pepys’s diary entries are bracingly frank, and so is this production, which trades the role of Pepys among...

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‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ to Close on Broadway

Photo Jake Ryan Flynn as Charlie in the musical “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” in April. Credit Sara...

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The ‘Lion King’ Effect: How a Broadway Smash Changed South African Lives

This month the show celebrated its 20th anniversary. When Ms. Taymor and Thomas Schumacher, the president of Disney’s...

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Review: In ‘Actually,’ a Case of She Said, He Said and They Said

This is a common problem — and, I admit, a pleasure — of procedurals. Here, we’re thrown into...

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Eugene O’Neill and Meredith Monk, in BAM’s New Season

Photo Lesley Manville and Jeremy Irons in “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” at the Old Vic in London....