Theater

Critic’s Notebook: Overcoming Through Song in a Summer of Discontent

“Primer for a Failed Superpower,” a concert in Brooklyn directed by Rachel Chavkin, asked an audience to raise its voice in protest songs of many generations.

Janusz Glowacki, Polish Playwright of Terror and Dark Humor, Dies at 78

Mr. Glowacki, whose plays were produced at the Public and other New York theaters, used dark humor to comment on turbulent times.

FringeNYC Will Return in 2018, in a Smaller Version

After taking a year off, the New York International Fringe Festival will come back next October as it continues to look for a permanent home.

EDINBURGH JOURNAL: Edinburgh’s Fringe, Now 70, Is Having Growing Pains

Edinburgh’s Fringe festival has become the world’s biggest arts extravaganza. Some say it is too big, too costly and maybe even too funny.

Show Us Your Wall: For Tony Kushner, It’s Angels Over the Breakfast Nook

“Not everybody loves them as much as I do,” Mr. Kushner says of the ceramic angels hanging in the house he shares with his husband, Mark Harris.

Topple a Confederate Statue? This Broadway Musical Already Did.

Tony Kushner’s “Caroline, or Change,” from 2004, used the toppling to shed light on a key character’s frustrations. The subplot resonates powerfully today.

Stuart J. Thompson, Award-Winning Broadway Producer, Dies at 62

Mr. Thompson, whose productions were nominated for 20 Tony Awards and won six, helped mount hits like “The Book of Mormon.” “He elevated me,” said Patti LuPone.

Stuart J. Thompson, Award-Winning Broadway Producer, Dies at 62

Mr. Thompson, whose productions were nominated for 20 Tony Awards and won six, helped mount hits like “The Book of Mormon.” “He elevated me,” said Patti LuPone.

Review: Live Naked Boys, and a Modern Marriage, in ‘Afterglow’

A younger lover threatens a marriage in S. Asher Gelman’s new play. The twist: Both husbands are in on the affair.

What’s New in NYC Theater

Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.

Broadway’s ‘Groundhog Day’ Will Close Sept. 17

Despite some strong reviews, the musical, based on the popular 1993 movie, failed to draw large enough audiences to support its running costs.