Theatre to watch in New York

FT critics review the latest shows on Broadway and beyond

Rinne Groff’s new play is centred around a 1911 amusement park blaze

The star exudes self-deprecating charm in Dennis Kelly’s sharply observed one-woman play about modern romance

David Ireland’s play explores sectarian hatred in contemporary Northern Ireland

Vanity and hypocrisy are exposed in Joshua Harmon’s new black comedy

This open-air Shakespeare is uneven, but the performances suggest a bold re-reading

The cast navigates playwright Kate Scelsa’s zany twist on Edward Albee with deadpan flair

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A birthday party full of gay men descends into cruel jibing in this tightly wound staging of Mart Crowley’s play at the Booth Theatre

Starring Denzel Washington and Colm Meaney, this is a production that needs to take more risks

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Lyric Theatre delivers theatrical thrills — and a touching tale of adolescence and fatherhood

Renée Fleming provides emotional subtlety but sounds a little underpowered in Jack O’Brien’s old-fashioned staging

Tina Fey has toned down the material in her musical adaptation of the teen comedy