Theater News

Adam Rapp's The Purple Lights of Joppa Illinois Extends
The new drama plays at Atlantic Theater Company.
EXCLUSIVE: Emmy Winner Brian Cox to Direct Premiere of Joshua Sobel's Sinners
The production will be part of the Greensboro Arts Alliance and Residency summer season.
Broadway to Dim Its Lights for Playwright Peter Shaffer
The Equus and Amadeus scribe died at 90 years of age.
Michael C. Hall to Lead Reading of Will Eno's Gnit
Classic Stage Company presents the play in conjunction with its production of Peer Gynt.
Ruthless! The Musical! to Record New Cast Album
The musical spoof will head to the recording booth.
The Illusionists to Return to Broadway for Third Consecutive Season
The world-renowned performers will pay homage to the golden age of magic.
The Color Purple's Cynthia Erivo Wins the 2016 Tony for Lead Actress in a Musical
The English actress is making her Broadway debut in the production.
Leslie Odom Jr. Wins Best Actor Tony for Playing Hamilton's Aaron Burr
The category also included Hamilton creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Frank Langella Wins the Tony for Best Leading Actor in a Play
Langella is currently starring in The Father at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.
Jessica Lange Takes Home a 2016 Tony Award for Long Day's Journey Into Night
Lange stars as Mary Tyrone in Roundabout Theatre Company's new revival of the classic play.