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Lincoln Center to Host Theater Festival for Autistic Audience

The Big Umbrella Festival, arriving in April 2018, hopes to make theater a safe space for children on the autism spectrum.

Lincoln Center to Host Theater Festival for Autistic Audience

The Big Umbrella Festival, arriving in April 2018, hopes to make theater a safe space for children on the autism spectrum.

Cate Blanchett to Star in ‘All About Eve’ in London

This stage version of the 1950 film, which will be adapted and directed by Ivo van Hove, is planned for the West End in spring 2018.

Cate Blanchett to Star in ‘All About Eve’ in London

This stage version of the 1950 film, which will be adapted and directed by Ivo van Hove, is planned for the West End in spring 2018.

Review: Forced Merriment in a ‘Twelfth Night’ for the Masses

The Public Theater’s Mobile Unit winds up its five-borough tour of Shakespeare’s comedy about mistaken identity.

Review: A Sequel Asks, Who’s Knocking on the Door at ‘A Doll’s House’?

Lucas Hnath’s “A Doll’s House, Part 2,” funny and illuminating, dares to wonder what Ibsen’s Nora Helmer has been up to since she slammed that door.

Martha Lavey, a Leading Lady of Chicago Theater, Dies at 60

An actress by training, Ms. Lavey was artistic director of Steppenwolf Theater during a period of great expansion.

What’s New in NYC Theater

Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.

James Earl Jones to Receive Lifetime Achievement Tony Award

Mr. Jones, 86, has appeared in 20 Broadway plays since 1958 and has won two Tony Awards, for “The Great White Hope” in 1969 and “Fences” in 1987.

Review: Singing and Dancing the Postwar Blues in ‘Bandstand’

Laura Osnes and Corey Cott star in a new Broadway musical, set in 1945, about a musician, a singer, trauma and healing.

Review: To Be or Not to Be? Oh, Who Cares? A Different ‘Hamlet’

Boris Akunin’s take on Shakespeare’s broody prince is full of intrigue, but it often feels like a “Hamlet” highlight reel.

Taylor Mac Will Take His ‘24-Decade’ Show to West Coast and Beyond

Mr. Mac’s “A 24-Decade History of Popular Music” will be performed in San Francisco and Los Angeles, with abridged versions staged elsewhere.

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