Theatre Reviews

Billy & Ray

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 21
Writer/director Billy Wilder works with novelist Raymond Chandler to adopt the shoddy little pulp novel "Double Indemnity" into a screenplay, in this new play at The Vineyard Theatre.

The Fortress of Solitude

By Jonathan Leaf | Oct 20
The musical adaptation of Jonathan Lethem's 2003 novel 'The Fortress of Solitude' rocks The Public Theater.

On The Town

By Brooke Pierce | Oct 18
The World War II-era musical about a trio of sailors with 24-hour shore leave in New York City, is back on Broadway in a new production at the Lyric Theatre.


Theatre Features

Playwright Billy Porter Wants to Live

By Brian Scott Lipton | Oct 14
Tony Award-winning actor Billy Porter opens up about his latest stint as playwright on the semi-autobiographical play "While I Yet Live."

Robert Patrick: One of Nation's Oldest Gay Playwrights on Being Part of Theater History

By Henrik Eger | Oct 10
Robert Patrick is the author of "Kennedy's Children" and "The Haunted Host," one of America's oldest gay plays, now celebrating its 50th anniversary. He opens up about his colorful past in this interview.

Interview with Martin Sherman Author of 'Bent'

By Michael Cox | Oct 8
Martin Sherman's Holocaust drama "Bent" is one of the most influential gay plays of the last half-century in the way that it brings gay characters and history into the mainstream. We speak to Sherman about "Bent" and about his life creating theatre.