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Full List of the 2020 Tony Award Nominees

NYT Theater - Thu, 10/15/2020 - 22:32
The 74th annual Tony nominations were announced at noon.
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8 Things to Do This Weekend

NYT Theater - Thu, 10/15/2020 - 16:57
Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually or in person in New York City.
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‘Jagged Little Pill’ and ‘Slave Play’ Lead 2020 Tony Nominations

NYT Theater - Thu, 10/15/2020 - 16:40
In a Broadway season cut short by the coronavirus pandemic, jukebox musicals and plays about race are recognized.
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‘David Byrne’s American Utopia’ Review: Opening a Wide, Wonderful World

NYT Theater - Thu, 10/15/2020 - 16:15
Spike Lee joins forces with David Byrne for a joyous concert movie that rocks and delights, sending you high and then higher.
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Lois Smith Says Her Tony-Nominated Role ‘Was a Pleasure Every Day’

NYT Theater - Thu, 10/15/2020 - 15:54
“The whole experience of being in this play was like nothing else,” says Smith, the only woman in “The Inheritance,” about contemporary gay life.
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How Weird Were the Tony Nominations? Well, How Weird Was the Season?

NYT Theater - Thu, 10/15/2020 - 15:26
The nominators did the best they could with a Broadway slate hobbled by Covid-19. But some of the Tonys’ problems predate (and will outlast) the pandemic.
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Head of Huntington Theater Company Resigns Amid Internal Strife

NYT Theater - Thu, 10/15/2020 - 13:08
Peter DuBois, who was artistic director at the Boston company for 12 years, said he hoped that his resignation would make room for more diversity.
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Politics, Poems and Charm in Two London Monologues

NYT Theater - Thu, 10/15/2020 - 04:36
Two young Black playwrights chronicle tales of the Nigerian diaspora in performances at the Bridge Theater, but only one digs deep.
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‘Little Shop,’ Big Relief: How One Theater Safely Put on an Indoor Show

NYT Theater - Wed, 10/14/2020 - 14:57
A rural locale. Few Covid-19 cases nearby. Performers in a bubble. And a man-eating plant that couldn’t quite chow down on its victims.
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Review: What’s ‘Inside the Box’? A Rewarding (Rewording) Time

NYT Theater - Wed, 10/14/2020 - 14:19
In a new show by David Kwong, the noted cruciverbalist offers a collection of games built for Zoom that let the audience be part of the puzzle.
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Herbert Kretzmer, Lyricist for ‘Les Misérables,’ Dies at 95

NYT Theater - Wed, 10/14/2020 - 13:24
A London theater critic, he turned a little-known French musical into a global blockbuster, earning $20 million in royalties.
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Seeking Pandemic Theater? Your Call Will Be Answered Shortly

NYT Theater - Wed, 10/14/2020 - 13:20
Two immersive audio pieces, in the form of an automated phone system and a play told as recordings from a grim future, talk about trying and failing to connect with others.
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More Plays, More Stars and More Women in Latest ‘Spotlight’ Series

NYT Theater - Wed, 10/14/2020 - 00:43
The fall After criticism over gender parity, Pearl Cleage, Larissa FastHorse, Adrienne Kennedy and Sarah Ruhl will be featured in the spring.
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Conchata Ferrell, ‘Two and a Half Men' Actress, Dies at 77

NYT Theater - Tue, 10/13/2020 - 19:22
She first achieved acclaim on the stage. But she was best known for her Emmy-nominated role as Berta, Charlie Sheen’s gruff housekeeper.
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‘Carolyn Bryant’ Review: Reliving a Lie That Never Goes Away

NYT Theater - Tue, 10/13/2020 - 14:16
This stylized, two-character play finds the woman whose false accusation led to the lynching of Emmett Till bound to him, and to racist myths, forever.
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Ben Brantley Looks Back on His 27 Years of Theater Criticism

NYT Theater - Tue, 10/13/2020 - 08:38
After 27 years and more than 2,500 reviews, The Times’s co-chief theater critic reviews his own tenure and talks about why he’s (quietly) making an exit.
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Review: Seriously Satirizing 231 Years of Flotus in ‘45 Plays’

NYT Theater - Mon, 10/12/2020 - 14:53
From a pro-slavery Martha Washington to a blank-screen Melania Trump, the wives and other women of the U.S. presidents get sent up and dressed down.
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Broadway Will Be a While. These Venues Say They’re Ready Now.

NYT Theater - Mon, 10/12/2020 - 14:51
Directors of large flexible spaces like the Park Avenue Armory are lobbying for permission to put on indoor shows for socially distanced audiences.
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Socially Distant, Except for the Dogs, Sheep and Chickens

NYT Theater - Mon, 10/12/2020 - 09:19
On the farm with Isabella Rossellini, as she readies a streaming theater piece with cameos from her animal friends.
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Things to Do This Week

NYT Theater - Mon, 10/12/2020 - 09:16
Enjoy a reading from Marilynne Robinson’s new book, attend the opening night of a film fest and take the kids on a virtual tour of a museum for musical instruments.
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