Lise Meitner's co-discovery of nuclear fission in the 1940s led to nuclear reactors and nuclear weapons. But the scientific establishment ignored her ground-breaking work.
Janice Kaplan is a television producer and former editor in chief of Parade magazine. She is the author or coauthor of 10 novels, including the bestselling Mine Are Spectacular and The Botox Diaries; A Job to Kill For, her latest is The Gratitude Diaries: How a Year Looking On The Bright Side Can Transform Your Life.
In ‘School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play,’ two surprising women writers getting laughs from racism, sexism, and Jane Austen.
The Public Theater’s Central Park production of ‘Julius Caesar’ features a Trump-like Caesar whose gruesome onstage death has led to right-wing outrage and sponsors’ withdrawal.
Michael McKeever’s play ‘Daniel’s Husband’ begins as a portrait of a perfect relationship. But a sudden twist leads to a much darker story.
In ‘Joan of Arc’ at the Public Theater, an androgynous heroine wages musical war.
The murders of 20 children and six staff at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012 has inspired ‘On The Exhale,’ a gripping play by Martin Zimmerman, with Marin Ireland supplying a tour de force performance.
Stand by for some very grand dames on Broadway: Bette Midler in Hello, Dolly! and Glenn Close in Sunset Boulevard. Plus, delicious anticipation for Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, and much more.
Adapted from Cheryl Strayed’s book of the same name, the Public Theater’s Tiny Beautiful Things is a collection of stories that are sometimes moving, often insightful, and occasionally funny.
In The Babylon Line, Josh Radnor plays a floundering writer teaching an adult ed creative writing class—and maybe finding love.
At an elegant NYC mansion, the latest addition to the world of immersive theater unfolds: brilliantly poetic, gorgeously acted—and it includes dinner.