“Blindness,” New York’s first major play to open since March 2020, evokes a pandemic and apocalyptic social breakdown. It may feel all too close, piped into your ears in the dark.
Broadway is eyeing a fall 2021 return. If so, expect no social distancing of seats, mask-wearing, new ventilation, vaccine and/or COVID-test checks, and perhaps no intermissions.
As Liza Minnelli turns 75, Joel Grey, Chita Rivera, John Kander, Ben Vereen, Charles Busch, Parker Posey, and John Cameron Mitchell tell Tim Teeman about the icon they cherish.
Coronavirus brought the curtain down on Broadway, and theaters across America. Tim Teeman and Naveen Kumar discuss the effects of the shutdown, and the shape of theater’s rebirth.
Mark Peikert, ex-editor of Broadway’s Playbill, now edits porn site The Gay Goods. He talks to Tim Teeman about sex, scandal, provocation, and why “burning bridges” is liberating.
The documentary “Giving Voice,” about teenagers competing in the August Wilson Monologue Competition, reminds us of the playwright's indelible legacy—and the power of theater.
Tony-nominated costume designer Dede Ayite is thinking deeply about how to create equity in theater. Her work also demonstrates the breadth and vibrancy of Black stories.