US theater

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Thoughts of a Colored Man review – Black Brooklyn life explored on Broadway
The first Broadway show to be written, directed by, starring and produced by Black artists offers a patchy mix of insight and unoriginality

Gloria Oladipo

18, Oct, 2021 @1:31 PM

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Chicken and Biscuits review – under-baked Broadway comedy
A funeral at a Black church promises chaotic and culturally specific comedy but the end-product feels more like a broad, lukewarm sitcom

Gloria Oladipo

11, Oct, 2021 @5:34 PM

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Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga to star in Macbeth on Broadway
The latest take on the Shakespearean tragedy will reunite the actor with his 007 producer Barbara Broccoli

Benjamin Lee

29, Sep, 2021 @4:01 PM

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Tony awards 2021: Moulin Rouge! triumphs in a Broadway celebration
The adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s musical picked up 10 awards in a ceremony that also acted as a comeback for New York theatre

Benjamin Lee in New York

27, Sep, 2021 @4:06 AM

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‘It’s the balm we need right now’: how Broadway fought its way back
The long theatre shutdown in New York has taken its toll but a renewed and reinvigorated outlook towards diversity could have a major impact

David Smith in Washington

14, Sep, 2021 @6:23 AM

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Game of Thrones stage show coming to Broadway and West End
George RR Martin working on production apparently revolving around the Great Tourney at Harrenhal that will also hit Australia

Benjamin Lee

30, Mar, 2021 @4:13 PM

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When you're a Jet and a Shark: West Side Story's George Chakiris
The Oscar-winning star portrayed rival gang leaders in the stage and screen versions of the classic musical. He remembers dancing with Marilyn Monroe, playing Dracula and his role as a trombone

Chris Wiegand

17, Mar, 2021 @10:11 AM

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Duchess! Duchess! Duchess! review – Meghan inspires explosive drama
In Steppenwolf theatre company’s creepy satire on palace life, two women have an intense teatime meeting

Arifa Akbar

11, Mar, 2021 @8:00 PM

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The Incredible Jessica James: the coolest playwright on film
In this winning romcom, comedian Jessica Williams has a sparky energy that evokes theatre at its most immediate

Chris Wiegand

09, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Queen’s Gambit to become a stage musical
The rights to the novel which inspired Netflix’s most watched limited series were acquired by a New York production company

Adrian Horton

08, Mar, 2021 @5:05 PM

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Some Old Black Man review – Wendell Pierce and Charlie Robinson are riveting
Intergenerational racism is explored in James Anthony Tyler’s gripping play, as a son and his father try to find a way to live together

Arifa Akbar

04, Mar, 2021 @8:00 PM

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'We have to bring art back': with theaters closed, New York performers head outdoors
Performers are trying to find ways to adapt to the pandemic as the future of New York’s art spaces remains uncertain

Miranda Bryant in New York

18, Feb, 2021 @7:15 AM

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