Melissa Etheridge sings with immense power and feeling at her Broadway show, even if the staging—and telling of life stories—could both benefit from sharpening.
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Ossie Davis’ 1961 play “Purlie Victorious,” revived on Broadway starring Leslie Odom Jr. and Kara Young, is an indictment of white supremacy that uses humor to puncture prejudice.
In “Job,” a young tech worker needs a therapist’s signature to help her regain her job. Plus, the tragedy of “Swing State,” and the proudly silly “Dracula, a Comedy of Terrors.”
In “Death, Let Me Do My Show,” Rachel Bloom, the Golden Globe and Emmy-winning star of “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” reflects on how the Grim Reaper has come to shadow all she does.
Pulitzer-winning Annie Baker’s new play, “Infinite Life,” is set in a California clinic, whose characters fast as they confront, and try to make sense of, the pain they are in.
As iconic “celebutante” Cornelia Guest returns to New York for her friend Dennis Basso’s Fashion Week show, she talks Studio 54, Capote, acting, animals—and where the party is now.