Here’s What It Was Like to Collaborate With William Goldman

Will Frears, who directed Misery on Broadway, remembers working with the screenwriting legend.
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‘We Pitch and Catch Pretty Good’: Tim and Tyne Daly on Playing Siblings

The two actors appear onstage together for the first time (with an asterisk) in Downstairs.
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Adam Driver on His Most Important Work and Why He’s Not Actually ‘Intense’

“I don’t take doing a play or making a movie for granted: We’re here, right now, and we’re never going to get a chance to do this again.”
  1. Here’s What It Was Like to Collaborate With William GoldmanWill Frears, who directed Misery on Broadway, remembers working with the screenwriting legend.
  2. theater review
    Theater Review: The Prom, Where Theater Geeks Belt Away Without ShameAnother funny meta-musical from the team behind ‘The Drowsy Chaperone.’
  3. theater review
    Theater Review: The Minor-Key K-Pop of Wild Goose DreamsHansol Jung’s play gets a fantastic, enveloping production.
  4. theater review
    Theater Review: Raúl Esparza Makes a Hard-to-Resist Arturo UiJohn Doyle’s customarily spare production makes Brecht great (again).
  5. theater
    Phoebe Waller-Bridge Is Bringing the Stage Version of Fleabag to New YorkAt the SoHo Playhouse from February 28 to April 7.
  6. theater
    ‘We Pitch and Catch Pretty Good’: Tim and Tyne Daly on Playing SiblingsThe two actors appear onstage together for the first time (with an asterisk) in Downstairs.
  7. broadway
    The Prom’s Caitlin Kinnunen Wants to Give Gay Teens a Warmhearted Queer Romance“Not everyone’s queer experience is heartbreaking.”
  8. casting
    16-Year-Old High Schooler and Jimmy Awards Winner to Star in Dear Evan HansenMeet Jimmy Awards star Andrew Barth Feldman.
  9. theater review
    Theater Review: Is Will Eno’s Thom Pain (based on nothing) Still Revolutionary?Fourteen years later, it feels out-of-step.
  10. two critics one show
    Is Mike Birbiglia’s The New One a Broadway Show or Standup? Our Critics Discuss.Sara Holdren and Jesse David Fox compare notes.
  11. theater review
    Theater Review: King Kong, Who’s There?Besides the giant mechanical ape and the 14 puppeteers who keep him going, that is.
  12. theater review
    Theater Review: Eve’s Song, Long on Relevance and Short on Dramatic CraftAnother story of good theatrical intentions that don’t hold up a play.
  13. broadway
    Laura Benanti Gave Up on Starring in My Fair Lady. Then She Got the Job.“I really do feel like I was born to play this part.”
  14. theater review
    Theater Review: The Indignities and Glories of Female Adolescence in Usual GirlsAnd the dangers those girls face.
  15. theater review
    Theater Review: The Thanksgiving Play Is All Stuffing, No HeartAnd it’s a turkey.
  16. party report
    Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale on What They’d Do If Trump Came to Their Play“I would hope that it would crack his heart open.”
  17. in conversation
    Adam Driver on His Most Important Work and Why He’s Not Actually ‘Intense’“I don’t take doing a play or making a movie for granted: We’re here, right now, and we’re never going to get a chance to do this again.”
  18. theater review
    Theater Review: The Good Intentions of American SonGoodhearted does not mean good.
  19. theater
    How Imogen Heap Created Her Magical Tracks for the Harry Potter PlayAnd why “Hide and Seek” makes an appearance.
  20. party report
    The Ugly Betty Cast Would Revive the Show ‘In a Minute!’“We can make one of the characters a Trump supporter if we have to.”
  21. theater review
    Theater Review: A Slightly Tamed Torch Song Returns to BroadwayA second viewing reveals its wit but also its facile turns.
  22. party report
    Hugh Jackman Would ‘For Sure’ Play P.T. Barnum in a Greatest Showman Musical“My theatrical bones know that that would work.”
  23. theater review
    Theater Review: Days of Rage Gives Us 1969 Radicals Without Actual RadicalismFence-straddling at the barricades.
  24. theater review
    Theater Review: Good Grief Is a Memory Play in a Hall of MirrorsNgozi Anyanwu’s play shifts and reframes the way real memories do.
  25. theater review
    Theater Review: Thunderbodies Is the Latest Political-Catastrophe Dramatic FarceReaching for the satiric punch of Brecht or Jarry.
  26. theater review
    Theater Review: At the Far End of America, Lewiston/Clarkston Finds a CostcoA play in two parts, plus barbecued chicken.
  27. theater review
    Theater: Elaine May Keeps It Together While Falling Apart in The Waverly GalleryA character’s slide into dementia has ripple effects on her family.
  28. theater reviews
    Theater Reviews: The Joys and Troubles of the Teaching PlayPlot Points in Our Sexual Development and India Pale Ale epitomize the ends of the spectrum.
  29. theater review
    Theater Review: Livestock and Stock Types in The FerrymanIt pushes every high-drama button and checks every shamrock-shaped box, and yet …
  30. party report
    Daniel Radcliffe Didn’t Realize His Play Makes an Accidental Harry Potter JokeThere is a cupboard and there are stairs.
  31. theater review
    Theater Review: Gloria: A Life Is Not a Bio-Play, and That’s a Good ThingIt’s a story circle, incorporating multiple lives in every color, and it brought me to tears, more than once.
  32. theater review
    Theater Review: Truthiness on Trial, in The Lifespan of a FactDaniel Radcliffe checks facts; Bobby Cannavale thinks he’s entitled to his own.
  33. exclusive
    See the First Photo of Elaine May’s Return to Broadway in The Waverly GalleryThe Waverly Gallery opens October 25.
  34. theater review
    Theater Review: A Cranky Teen Joan of Arc in Mother of the MaidWith Glenn Close as her mommmmmm!
  35. chat room
    Janet McTeer on Bernhardt/Hamlet and Whether She’d Ever Play Hamlet Herself“If I had a go, people would still say, ‘Why is Janet playing Hamlet?’”
  36. theater review
    Theater Review: An Unsturdy Apologia“It’s less a drama of ideas than it is a collection of cheap, self-satisfied notions.”
  37. gallery
    Kerry Washington Is StretchingBackstage and onstage, as producer and star, in American Son.
  38. theater review
    Theater Review: On Being Queer and Black in America, in Fireflies“It feels like going to church — the kind of church where the minister thunders and rhapsodizes, aiming both to appall and exalt.”
  39. theater review
    Theater Review: Can Cabaret Songs Be a Tool of Liberation?’Midnight at the Never Get’ asks whether pretty songs have any place in a hard politicized world.
  40. encounter
    Some Nights, Men Try to Explain the Constitution to Heidi SchreckThe playwright behind What the Constitution Means to Me ignores them, politely.
  41. off broadway
    Barrow Street Theatre Will Live On With a New Name and New ProductionThey’ll produce Nassim uptown.
  42. theater review
    Theater Review: The Diva Soul of Black LightDaniel Alexander Jones brings it.
  43. theater review
    Theater Review: An Oklahoma! Where the Storm Clouds Loom Above the PlainExcavating the messy America beneath the beautiful morning.
  44. new yorker festival
    Mike Birbiglia Doesn’t Think ‘Just Having White Dudes’ in Comedy Is GoodAudience member Judd Apatow also had something to say.
  45. broadway
    Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow Will Play Hillary and Bill Clinton on BroadwayIn Lucas Hnath’s fictionalized take on the couple, Hillary and Clinton.
  46. theater review
    Theater Review: Bill Irwin Takes a Sprightly Bounce Through BeckettIn ‘On Beckett,’ the elastic performer explains just how those lines work, in word and movement.
  47. profile
    The Next Michael UrieThe star of Torch Song was worried about being typecast in gay roles before he realized there were so many different kinds.
  48. theater review
    Theater Review: Girl From the North Country Shows Another Side of Bob DylanA much slower and less joyful one.
  49. photo essays
    Teen Mania Was Off the Charts at Be More Chill’s Last Off Broadway Performance[Excited screaming.]
  50. theater review
    What the Constitution Means to Me Is Personal, Political, and Uncannily TimedRecollections of high-school oratory have never felt so of-the-moment.
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