The show postpones Barack Obama’s favorite tune to the finale, offering a long and dull history lesson with a score heavy on bombastic anthems
Robert Hofler Articles
The big winners on Sunday’s are already box office hits on Broadway, but many runners-up may soon post closing notices
Tony Award Predictions: Brit Stars Like Helen Mirren on One Side, Bradley Cooper and Fellow Yanks on the Other
Among the movie stars, Helen Mirren looks good to win for her performance in “The Audience,” but Bradley Cooper, nominated for “The Elephant Man,” finds...
“I could not be more proud of the magic created on our stage by Diane Paulus and the entire ‘Neverland’ team,” says Weinstein, the show’s...
But will Morrison and Vanessa Hudgens get to perform on the telecast?
With only 37 shows opening on Broadway this season, overload in some categories shifts focus from who is to who isn’t recognized
‘Grounded’ Theater Review: Anne Hathaway Makes Tough Transition From Fighter Pilot to Drone Operator
Hathaway may be trying to bring her persona down a notch, but why is she speaking with her “Interstellar” co-star’s country twang?
‘Airline Highway’ Theater Review: Spirit of New Orleans Brought to Life By Whores, Hustlers and Philosophers
What’s theatrically indulgent, and appreciated, about Lisa D’Amour’s play is how she could have eliminated a few actors, especially those guys in the crack den
This brilliant musical is a James Ensor painting drained of most colors, and the mix of John Kander’s riffs and plaintive ballads suit that dark...
Christian Borle pulls off the rare feat of appearing simultaneously sexy and ridiculous as a Renaissance rock star named Shakespeare
“Somewhere My Love” stands out as the relative quiet in a storm of gun shots and bomb detonations
With all due respect to Renee Fleming, the real revelation is Douglas Sills, whose divo enters the pantheon of great and completely over-the-top comic creations
The play is to fathers what “Gypsy” is to mothers, and Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori have created a daddy who’s every bit as controlling...
Right from the opening song “I Whistle a Happy Tune,” we know we’re in the same confident hands that gave us Lincoln Center’s “South Pacific”...
‘Finding Neverland’ Theater Review: Matthew Morrison Turns His Broadway Return Into Pure Child’s Play
Produced by Harvey Weinstein, this musical tale about J.M. Barrie’s creation of “Peter Pan” is kept magnificently low tech by director Diane Paulus
This story of the beautiful bride’s plus-size sister could use more Melissa McCarthy and less Jenny Craig, but the circus around her rarely fails to...
There’s a lot of gay and Jewish anxiety in this new stage version, but not to worry. Everyone still finds the time to sing “Fidgety...
Actor Ben Miles negotiates the way Eliot Ness handled a tommy gun, and the fun of ‘Wolf Hall’ is watching what his Thomas Cromwell will...
Refashioned for the “High School Musical” generation, “Gigi” sports a heroine who’s spunkier than a barrel of Disney princesses
Playwright Robert Askins will probably take this as a compliment, but by far the most interesting characters are the puppets
Nighy’s performance is deliriously over the top, and the night’s biggest laugh comes when Mulligan does a spot-on impersonation of her co-star
“Mad Men” actress and co-star Jason Biggs effectively anchor a revival that finds others in the cast auditioning for “Fashion Police”
‘Posterity’ Theater Review: ‘I Am My Own Wife’ Author Wrestles With the Legacy of Another Playwright
Art rarely survives when it is delivered with a capital A. Make that several capital A’s in the case of Doug Wright’s new play about...
Actress retires her pipsqueak Dietrich, and the show’s four porters impersonate a train so well you can almost get high on their smoke
Morgan’s new play about Queen Elizabeth II makes the best case ever for ridding the United Kingdom of the royal family
Devotees of the “Seinfeld” co-creator will not be disappointed, even though his madcap story harks back to Broadway’s golden age
‘The Mystery of Love & Sex’ Theater Review: Diane Lane, Tony Shalhoub Hook Up With ‘Masters of Sex’ Writer
Bathsheba Doran gives us not one but two coming-out-of-the-closet storylines
The “X-Men” story will bore the “High School Musical” set, but Peter Lerman’s score recalls the work of “Sesame Street” legend Joe Raposo
‘Lives of the Saints’ Theater Review: ‘Venus in Fur’ Author Delivers Cheap Laughs and Low-Key Whimsy
“SNL” performs these kinds of skits in half the time and actually makes them topical, which is more than can be said for this David...
Writer/producer Nick Jones’ send-up of the book publishing business isn’t a play — it’s not even HBO, Netflix or FX