Review: Surviving War With a Sense of Humor in ‘Pity in History’ Review: Surviving War With a Sense of Humor in ‘Pity in History’

Howard Barker’s BBC teleplay is being professionally staged for the first time, thanks to Potomac Theater Project, which has regularly mounted his work.

yesterday, 18:50
Tony Kushner Plans a Trump Play, and a New ‘West Side Story’ Tony Kushner Plans a Trump Play, and a New ‘West Side Story’

Mr. Kushner said in an interview with The Daily Beast that he was working on a play set two years before the 2016 election.

yesterday, 20:19
Joe Pera and Julio Torres Help Bring Comedy Back to Union Hall Joe Pera and Julio Torres Help Bring Comedy Back to Union Hall

This Park Slope venue was shut down after a fire in March, but it has a strong slate of stand-up the week it reopens.

yesterday, 18:35
De Blasio, With ‘Cultural Plan,’ Proposes Linking Money to Diversity De Blasio, With ‘Cultural Plan,’ Proposes Linking Money to Diversity

The Metropolitan Museum of Art and other major institutions escape city budget cuts, while smaller arts groups outside Manhattan may receive new resources.

yesterday, 18:39
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