Special Reports

4 Ways to Change Your Thanksgiving Dinner Conversation to Broadway's Ben Platt
No need to worry about political conversation when you can simply divert the dinner table discussion to this 2017 Tony winner instead.
6 Shows to See With Your Family Instead of Black Friday Shopping
Buck the trend and go to the theater the day after Thanksgiving.
Max Crumm and Lucy DeVito Look Back on Their Hot Mess Relationships
The stars of this new off-Broadway play delve deep into their emotional archives for a pair of funny personal stories.
How Do You Build a Regional Theater From the Ground Up? Michel Hausmann Has an Answer
Working with Mois├ęs Kaufman and Lisa Dozier King, Hausmann's Miami New Drama connects the dots between theater and community.
How Big of a Latin History Moron Are You? Find Out in 10 Questions
Take this diagnostic test before you embarrass yourself at John Leguizamo's Broadway show.
11 Asian-American Shows to Watch For in the 2017-18 Season
A (mostly) definitive list of productions across the U.S. that are addressing the Asian-American experience this season.
Point-Counterpoint: The Playwright's Intent vs. the Director's Vision
Should the playwright have the final word on what makes it to the stage?
From Full House to Hamilton, Theatrical Parodies Are All the Rage
Meet the writers who are setting your favorite shows to music, and poking fun along the way.
Point-Counterpoint: Do Stars Deserve Applause Just for Showing Up?
Our critics debate the time-honored practice of entrance applause.