Latest from Peter Marks

The Arlington theater revives one of Stephen Sondheim’s most daring musicals.

  • Aug 22, 2019

Campaign politics is theater. Our chief critic, Peter Marks, brings his analytical eye to the trail, reviewing another of the front-runners while braving the heat in the Southwest.

  • Aug 21, 2019

“Do You Hear the People Sing?” is ringing out across the region, in the streets and in an airport sit-in.

  • Aug 13, 2019

Broadway’s Audra McDonald and Christian Dante White talk about the challenges they face: “White actors aren’t thinking, ‘I’m being white.’ They’re just being the person.”

  • Aug 9, 2019

The Tony-winning musical begins a five-week stand at the Kennedy Center.

  • Aug 8, 2019

Tom Sturridge also stars in the pair of monologues about men and death by British playwrights Simon Stephens and Nick Payne.

  • Aug 8, 2019

A maestro of the American musical leaves behind an unmatchable legacy, including “West Side Story,” “Cabaret,” “Sweeney Todd” and “Phantom.”

  • Jul 31, 2019

Baz Luhrmann’s crazy salad of a movie gets the Broadway-pizazz treatment.

  • Jul 25, 2019

Politics is theater. Our chief critic, Peter Marks, brings his analytical eye to the campaign trail, reviewing another of the front-runners as he winds through Iowa.

  • Jul 25, 2019

It is an eternal challenge to get Chekhov right. Richard Nelson and Jay O. Sanders do.

  • Sep 20, 2018
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