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, August 19, 2015
Pulitzer Prize-winner Annie Baker has two plays on stage right now, the newest of which is simply called "John."
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
The Public Theater’s second free Shakespeare in the Park presentation this summer is the late romance “Cymbeline,” a twisty tale of duplicity and betrayal.
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
The story behind one of the best-known hymns in the English language is the subject of the new Broadway musical "Amazing Grace."
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Playwright Joshua Harmon made a splash with his comedy “Bad Jews,” and now he has written a new romantic comedy about a gay man in his 20s looking for love.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
In Bruce Norris's new play “The Qualms,” what’s supposed to be a quiet evening among friends doesn’t go as expected. It’s a barbecue with a side of sexual dallying.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
The 2015 Tony Awards ceremony was Sunday night at Radio City Music Hall. Listen to the Around Broadcast report of the winning productions.
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Jim Parsons, the star of “The Big Bang Theory,” plays the Lord himself in the new Broadway show “An Act of God.”
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
A quiet play about a group of people working in a run-down Massachusetts movie theater is getting its second New York City production.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
A show that can take on both Shakespeare and a group of Tony nominees sounds like a wonder and “Something Rotten” appears to be just that.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Broadway has been going to the movies for so long it’s surprising the 1951 movie-musical “An American in Paris” has only now been turned into a stage show, which is up for 12 Tonys.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The 1958 movie musical “Gigi" won nine Oscars, but a 1973 theatrical production did not enjoy similar success. Now a new stage version starring Vanessa Hudgens has opened on Broadway.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The new Off Broadway play “Buzzer,” by Tracey Scott Wilson, tackles the sometimes fraught subject of urban gentrification.
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Robert Askins’s dark comedy "Hand to God" has already had two productions Off Broadway. Now it’s making the leap to the big time.
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
The latest Off Broadway hit is set at a weeklong silent spiritual retreat — which would seem to pose a dialogue challenge.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
"The Heidi Chronicles," the most celebrated play by the late Wendy Wasserstein, has returned to Broadway in a new production at the Music Box Theatre.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
You might be wondering if the Larry David you know from TV is the guy you’re going to see on Broadway. New York Times theater critic Charles Isherwood answers that question.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Oscar-winner Helen Mirren is Queen Elizabeth II again, this time on Broadway in "The Audience," which depicts the Queen in her weekly meetings with various prime ministers.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
"The Iceman Cometh," Eugene O’Neill’s play about the denizens of a New York City dive bar, makes only rare appearances. But the four-act, four-hour play is now at BAM.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
A new production from The Civilians, a journalistic theater company, is about the seamier side of show business — that of truthful storytelling.
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
The 19th-century Russian writer Ivan Turgenev's most celebrated play, "A Month in the Country,” has been given a rare revival this season by the Classic Stage Company.