Latest from Peter Marks

How cast and crew of ‘Come From Away’ brought their story of human kindness back to Broadway

“It was always about when we come back. It was never about if,” producer Sue Frost says of the Tony-winning musical, which shut down with the rest of Broadway in March 2020 and reopens Sept. 21.
  • Sep 16, 2021

‘The Lion King,’ ‘Hamilton’ and ‘Wicked’ return to Broadway — and it’s the heart that sings

Tuesday was the biggest night yet for theater’s revival, with five shows starting up in Times Square.
  • Sep 15, 2021

A Broadway musical on the National Mall opens hearts to memories of 9/11

A stirring free concert performance of “Come From Away” draws a crowd of thousands.
  • Sep 11, 2021

After a devastating lull, theater is coming back big

With a revival of “Rent,” a new play by Lynn Nottage and the Broadway opening of “Six,” the fall season is poised to crackle.
  • Sep 10, 2021

Playwright Richard Nelson ends his epic cycle of hyper-realistic drama with — what else? — a global pandemic

‘What Happened? The Michaels Abroad’ brings Nelson’s Rhinebeck Panorama to a profound and beautiful close.
  • Sep 9, 2021

Restaged in front of the AFL-CIO’s national headquarters, ‘Working’ the musical labors to be a vehicle for activism

The show’s outdoor revival was conceived as a launchpad for social education.
  • Sep 7, 2021

‘KPOP, the Musical’ won’t get its Broadway tryout in Washington after all

The show’s cancellation is the second setback for a Signature Theatre collaboration with the Anthem.
  • Sep 3, 2021

‘Pass Over’ opens — the first Broadway play in what feels like forever. And it’s funny and poignant.

The “Godot” update, once an off-Broadway hit, joins “Springsteen on Broadway” in Times Square.
  • Aug 22, 2021

Actress Holly Twyford has been teaching acting to 90-year-olds during the pandemic — and learning a few things about living

Through a lively Theater J program, actors and directors have found work in the midst of a shutdown.
  • Aug 21, 2021

Folger Theatre names Public Theater’s Karen Ann Daniels as new artistic director

The San Diego native will head up theater, concerts, screenings, public talks and more at the venerable institution.
  • Aug 18, 2021