★★★ A new jukebox musical, despite predictable shortcomings, has a worthy subject and a winning spirit.
★★★★ The boy who lived is a troubled father, in a haunting, exhilarating two-part play conceived by J.K. Rowling with top theater artists.
★★★★★ Director Jack O’Brien, choreographer Justin Peck and an excellent cast revive this most harrowing and rapturous of musicals.
★★★★ Alex Lubsicher’s account of a small-town tragedy poses powerful, timely questions about our capacity for forgiveness.
★★★★★ Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf, and Alison Pill shine and pierce in a new production of the Pulitzer-winning play.
★★★★★ Playwright and director Simon Stone finds both enduring and fresh relevance in a classic tragedy.
★★ An homage to rock gods and their classical forebears offers all the subtlety of Spinal Tap’s tribute to Stonehenge.
★★★★★ Tony Kushner’s American masterwork remains topical, trenchant, and transcendent in this new production.
★★★★ Jessica Hecht plays a dean trying to drag an elite prep school into the 21st century in Josh Harmon’s new comedy.
★★★ The cast is excellent, but at nearly three hours, this mix of reflection and whimsy isn’t always smooth.