This show airs Wednesday mornings.
Every Wednesday morning, Jeff Spurgeon finds out what's new on Broadway and beyond from Charles Isherwood, theater critic for The New York Times.
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
The incomparable Linda Lavin shines in the title role of "Our Mother's Brief Affair" by Richard Greenberg, now at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
To mark last year's centennial of the birth of the writer and theologian Thomas Merton, the Actors Theater of Louisville has produced a play about him called "The Glory of the World."
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Michael Frayn’s frantic 1982 backstage farce "Noises Off" returns to Broadway for a third run this season under the auspices of the Roundabout Theatre Company.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Jacobean dramas are rarely seen on major New York stages, but the Red Bull Theater company has made a specialty of them. Its latest foray into the period is "The Changeling."
Wednesday, January 06, 2016
The beloved 1964 musical "Fiddler on the Roof" is back on Broadway this season starring five-time Tony Award nominee Danny Burstein.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Arthur Miller's "A View from the Bridge" hasn’t exactly been a stranger to Broadway, but it’s back again this season in an innovative production from the Dutch director Ivo van Hove.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
The musical "These Paper Bullets!" at the Atlantic Theater bills itself as a "modish ripoff" of Shakespeare’s "Much Ado About Nothing" and features songs written by Billie Joe Armstrong.
Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Andrew Lloyd Webber's latest musical might seem a surprising choice for the composer best known for pop operatic works. It’s a stage version of the movie "School of Rock."
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
A downtown theater playwright, a sensational Broadway actress, and a most unusual family are all part of the show called "Hir."
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
George Takai, best known as Sulu from "Star Trek," stars in the new Broadway musical "Allegiance," which tackles the subject of Japanese-American internment during World War II.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
The new jukebox musical "On Your Feet!” charts the rise of 1980s pop star Gloria Estefan, alongside her husband and collaborator Emilio Estefan.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
A.R. Gurney’s comedy “Sylvia,” about a man whose marriage is threatened when he adopts and becomes obsessed with a stray dog, come to Broadway for the first time.
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
The 1960s Off Broadway hit "Dames at Sea" has now made the big time and is on Broadway for the first time.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
A tense family Thanksgiving in lower Manhattan is the setting for Stephen Karam’s “The Humans." New York Times theater critic Charles Isherwood serves up his review.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
“Ugly Lies the Bone" at the Roundabout Theatre Comany tackles the topic of U.S. military veterans returning to civilian life. Charles Isherwood offers his review.
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Razzle Dazzle is the jazzy title of a new book about the history of Broadway by Michael Riedel, the New York Post theater columnist and co-host of the show "Theater Talk."
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The Tony-winning musical "Spring Awakening" returns to Broadway with a new production featuring a cast of hearing and deaf actors.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Playwrights Horizons kicks off its fall season with "The Christians," a play by Lucas Hnath about a schism in an evangelical church.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
The new Off Broadway show "The Legend of Georgia McBride" is a comedy about a struggling young Elvis impersonator turned successful drag queen.
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
New York Times theater critic Charles Isherwood gives us a preview of the season ahead, both on Broadway and Off.