Tiny Dynamite, a local theater company that offers audiences new ways to experience theater and artists new ways to create it, is about to present its first ever Oktoberfest. The outdoor celebration of theater, pumpkins, beer, and spooky stories will take place in the Powell House gardens, 2…

NEW YORK (AP) — L. Steven Taylor got the call that would change his life in 2005: Would he like to make his Broadway debut in “The Lion King”? It was just a six-month contract but he took it, uprooting his family and moving to New York.

NEW YORK — The long-delayed Tony Awards have landed two impressive master of ceremonies: Tony- and Grammy-winning singer and actor Leslie Odom Jr. will host a splashy TV special, and the awards will be hosted by Tony-, Grammy- and Emmy Award-winning actor and singer Audra McDonald.

NEW YORK — On Wednesday night, when a preshow announcement informed the 1,200 or so people at the August Wilson Theater that they were “one of the first audiences back to see a real Broadway play,” the response was the kind of roar you’d expect for a beloved diva returning from rehab. And “P…

NEW YORK — I’ve never found Shakespeare’s proto-sitcom, “The Merry Wives of Windsor” particularly funny. Too contrived — a bit of a chore, really. That is, until I sat in steamy Central Park the other night, watching the uproarious surgery playwright Jocelyn Bioh, director Saheem Ali and com…

NEW YORK — Danya Taymor was jazzed. It was late July and the theater director had just cracked open the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway after months of stillness and silence.

Award-winning playwright Antoinette Nwandu’s play “Pass Over” is about two Black men, Moses and Kitch, friends who hang around on the same street corner every day, contemplating their place in the world, passing the time and sharing dreams of their own promised land.

Last May, adrift in a suddenly untethered world, five former ballerinas came together to form the 152nd Street Black Ballet Legacy. Every Tuesday afternoon, they logged onto Zoom from around the country to remember their time together performing with Dance Theater of Harlem, feeling that mag…