Game of Thrones: ‘Game of Thrones’ Series Finale Recap: All Hail King Who?

“Game of Thrones” wrapped up on Sunday in an episode that included a variety of “Thrones” greatest hits as well as some head-scratching moments.
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Critic’s notebook: ‘Game of Thrones’ Is Going Out Fighting. So Will Its Audience.

The arguments over HBO’s dark fantasy made it the signature show of an era when no one agrees on anything.
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the Tony Awards: 30 Minutes Before Curtain: Hugs, Prayers, Laughter and Noise

Things are tense and tingly enough before the curtain rises at any time of the year. What’s it like during prize season?
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I.M. Pei, Master Architect Whose Buildings Dazzled the World, Dies at 102

Mr. Pei, a committed modernist, was one of the few architects equally attractive to real estate developers, corporate chieftains and art museum boards.
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Olivia Wilde, Director: ‘It Grosses Me Out’ That This Is My First Job Not Based on Looks

Appropriately, the first-time feature filmmaker has made a movie about not judging others on appearances: It’s the raucous critical hit “Booksmart.”
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Solving the 6 Biggest Mysteries of This Broadway Season

How does she stay so still? Is that scene really live? And how tall is that guy, anyway? We dig deep into the burning questions about this year’s Tony-nominated shows.
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Heavenly or Hellish? Our Critics Debate the Broadway Season

Adventurous directors and galvanizing performances made for unexpected — and very welcome — departures on what once felt like the Staid White Way.
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Game of Thrones: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8, Episode 5 Recap: The Gods Toss a Coin

In Sunday’s thrilling, horrifying, frustrating episode, the Last War engulfed King’s Landing, and this season’s death toll shot up significantly.
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‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Avengers’: 2 Times Critics on the Power and Pain of Endings

Can fans ever be satisfied when their shows end? Here, James Poniewozik and A.O. Scott discuss two blockbuster series that have held us in thrall.
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Venice Biennale’s Top Prize Goes to Lithuania

“Sun & Sea (Marina),” which features opera singers on an artificial beach, was the second successive performance piece to win the Golden Lion for best national participation.
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Diary of a Song: ‘Old Town Road’: See How Memes and Controversy Took Lil Nas X to No. 1

TikTok dances. Nine Inch Nails. Billy Ray Cyrus. How an unknown Atlanta artist and a Dutch bedroom producer joined forces online to make a record-breaking, chart-topping smash.
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whitney biennial: The Whitney Biennial Called. How Will They Answer?

For these eight first-time artists participating in the biennial, it’s a surefire résumé builder. But it also exposes them to heightened scrutiny.
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Looking Good Is Not the Point: What Artists Bare in Self-Portraits

More than 30 painters examine themselves with unsparing honesty in a show of self-portraits bookended by Egon Schiele and Max Beckmann.
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James Holzhauer Was Told to Smile to Get on ‘Jeopardy!’ He’s Smiling Now

He rarely did his homework in school. But Holzhauer’s persistence in mastering “Jeopardy!” has helped him rack up winnings at a clip the show has never seen.
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A New Wotan Reigns in the Metropolitan Opera’s ‘Ring’

What makes a great Wotan, the king of the gods in Wagner’s “Ring” cycle? Three writers dissect Michael Volle’s triumph in the role.
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Critic’s Notebook: Bikini Kill, Then and Now: A Front-Row View of a Punk Revolution

Twenty-seven years have passed between a critic’s first Bikini Kill show and the band’s return. The songs, and the politics, are still vital and loud.
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At Auschwitz Exhibition, a Witness to a History He Can Never Forget

A survivor of the Nazi concentration camp toured a new exhibition at the Museum of Jewish Heritage that depicts the horrors of Auschwitz.
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Martin Puryear, Citizen-Sculptor

On the eve of the Venice Biennale, the artist’s shaping hand frames a view of his troubled, and troubling, homeland
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Critic’s Notebook: The Broadway Musical Has a Man Problem

From “Kiss Me, Kate” to “Tootsie,” shows old and new are working to reflect today’s gender politics. Women fare better, but what about the mediocre men?
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The Avengers Just Took Over Our World. We Need to Talk.

With “Endgame” hijacking the box office — and the cultural conversation — five writers assembled to discuss these superhero-saturated times we live in.
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Live Updates: Tony Award Nominations 2019: ‘Hadestown’ Dominates

The new musical received 14 nods, while two high-profile hit plays, “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “Network,” were ignored in the best new play category.
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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Shows Movie Theaters Can Still Be on Top of the World

The superhero film broke box-office records, taking in $ 1.2 billion worldwide, and led to gridlock at the multiplexes in a fragmented era of streaming.
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Reporter’s Notebook: Who Gets a ‘Game of Thrones’ Tattoo?

Last week, a British TV streaming service offered free tattoos related to the series. The reasons people took part in the publicity stunt reveal the power of the show’s appeal.
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Want a Break in the 3-Hour ‘Avengers’ Movie? You’ll Need a Passport or a Time Machine

Some theaters overseas are providing an intermission for the blockbuster “Avengers: Endgame,” but American moviegoers who want to step away must strategize.
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Spring Gallery Guide: Over 40 Art Shows to See Right Now

From Bushwick to Harlem, with many stops in between, our art critics take stock of the best shows this spring.
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Critic’s Notebook: A Radical Moment in American Theater and Beyond

A cadre of writers making fierce, fearless theater that plays by its own rules.
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As Durst Murder Case Goes Forward, HBO’s Film Will Also Be on Trial

Robert Durst’s lawyers plan to attack the veracity of a documentary that played a major role in the decision to charge him with murdering his friend.
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Diary of a Song: Watch Lizzo Make ‘Juice,’ a Pop Anthem as Irresistible as She Is

How a flute-playing, twerking, social-media-dominating rapper and singer built a song that packs all her joy and charm into three danceable minutes.
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Game of Thrones: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8, Episode 2 Recap: The Things We Do for Love

All over Winterfell, people gathered for a final bit of human tenderness before next week’s big White Walker clash.
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Amy Schumer, Ali Wong and the Rise of Pregnant Stand-Up

Doing stand-up while pregnant used to be frowned upon. Today you can spot babies on the way on comedy club stages, late-night shows and television specials.
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City Ballet Ordered to Reinstate Male Dancers Fired Over Inappropriate Texts

An arbitrator ruled that City Ballet overstepped by firing Zachary Catazaro and Amar Ramasar. Mr. Ramasar will return; Mr. Catazaro has decided not to.
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The Secrets of a Sacred Underground

A candlelight catacombs tour of the crypt at St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in Manhattan reveals the church’s history, including its famous tenants.
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In John Cameron Mitchell’s Podcast, a Rock Musical That’s All in Your Head

“Anthem: Homunculus” is a six-hour, 10-episode epic about a man and his teratoma. The tumor sings. As do Glenn Close, Patti LuPone and Cynthia Erivo.
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Beyoncé Surprises With a Live Album to Go With Her Netflix Documentary

The pop superstar paired the release of a Netflix film about her landmark Coachella performance with a recording of the April 2018 event.
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Here’s What Those Cryptic ‘Game Of Thrones’ Symbols May Mean

Richard Dormer and experts analyze what’s really going on with the White Walkers.
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Critic’s Notebook: Toxic Men Get All the Attention. But Not in These Plays.

Theater encourages empathy, yet it sometimes seems women on stage get very little of it. That’s changing.
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The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 8 Premiere Was Good. But Why Wasn’t It Great?

The HBO juggernaut is entertaining, sure, but it’s lacking the depth of the seasons tethered to George R.R. Martin’s novels.
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Game of Thrones: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 Premiere Recap: Reunions and Revelations at Winterfell

Sunday’s soapy but generally satisfying setup for the final run of “Game of Thrones” included new conflicts and old grudges as the sides coalesced in Winterfell and King’s Landing for the wars to come.
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Did ‘Game Of Thrones’ Just Burn Ed Sheeran’s Cameo?

The HBO show may have revealed what happened to Sheeran’s character.
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Abuse Allegations Rock Vienna Ballet School

“The students who were subject to physical or emotional abuse have our deepest sympathy,” the ballet academy of the Vienna State Opera said in a statement.
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Some ‘Game Of Thrones’ Theories May Be ‘Dangerously Close’ To What Happens

But here’s why that doesn’t faze actor John Bradley.
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Donald Glover’s ‘Guava Island’ Debuts After Coachella Set as Childish Gambino

The musician and TV creator’s new project, a 55-minute film with Rihanna, is available now to stream on Amazon.
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‘Little’ Is Charming Enough, But The Body-Swap Genre Has Grown Stale

Issa Rae, Regina Hall and “Black-ish” breakout Marsai Martin headline the familiar new comedy.
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Less Blabbing, More Stabbing: How Spectacle Won ‘Game of Thrones’

As the fantasy saga heads for the explosive finale it has promised, I’m hoping for a little more conversation and a little less action.
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Critic’s Notebook: It’s a Crumbling Road to Despair. Can New York Fix the B.Q.E.?

There are a number of promising plans to repair the detested Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. But solving the problem will take an act of collective will.
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The Grossest ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Theory Gets Pooh-Poohed Away

Is it time to dump that viral “Avengers” theory?
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At the Friars Club, When the Laughter Stopped

Financial ills and a federal investigation, just completed, have led to discord at the club, whose members have included entertainment industry legends.
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A Netflix Nature Series Says to Viewers: Don’t Like What You See? Do Something About It

“Our Planet” depicts melting glaciers, plummeting walruses and other effects of climate change in real time. The series creators share their behind-the-scenes stories.
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‘Shazam!’ Doesn’t Need To Make Sense To Be Fun

Wait, didn’t this movie already come out in the ’90s with Sinbad?
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Critic’s Pick: Review: A Smashing ‘Oklahoma!’ Is Reborn in the Land of Id

Daniel Fish’s wide-awake revival of an American classic gives us an “Oklahoma!” for our own age of anxiety, without ever betraying its source.
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Tyrion And Sansa Could Still Be Married On ‘Game Of Thrones’

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Kit Harington and ‘S.N.L.’ Spoof Biden’s Problems and ‘Game of Thrones’

Jason Sudeikis returned to “Saturday Night Live” to play Joe Biden, while the host Kit Harington was featured in several sketches with a “Game of Thrones” theme.
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4 Years Later, This ‘Game Of Thrones’ Star Is Still Getting Trolled

But actor Brenock O’Connor is proud he was such a recognizable part of the show.
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Avicii’s Death Left Many Questions. Will His New Music Provide Answers?

A year after the E.D.M. songwriter and producer’s suicide, his family and collaborators are announcing an album called “Tim” that will carry on his musical legacy.
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‘Game of Thrones’ Is Ending. But You Can Still Visit Westeros.

As the spiritual and production home of HBO’s sprawling fantasy drama, Northern Ireland has been transformed by the show. We take you there.
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Nipsey Hussle’s Work In The Black Community Went Deeper Than You Think

Before his death, the rapper was involved in projects focused on revitalizing his South LA neighborhood and supporting STEM among black and brown youths.
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Will ‘Game of Thrones’ Ever Really Be Over? Unlikely

The phenomenally popular (and lucrative) HBO show could go the way of “Star Wars,” Harry Potter and Disney’s Marvelverse.
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The Public Private Life Of Young Love In Sally Rooney’s ‘Normal People’

In the Irish author’s second novel, two teens explore sex, secrets and what intimacy is worth.
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‘Game of Thrones’: 9 Questions for the Final Season

When winter finally comes to the HBO epic with one last batch of episodes, it has a lot to answer for.
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‘Game Of Thrones’ Fan May Have Found A Hidden Spoiler In New Promo

Did fans just uncover a huge clue to the HBO show’s Season 8?
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Hannah Gadsby on Autism and the Risk of Failing After ‘Nanette’

The comedian who said she was quitting stand-up is back with a new show, “Douglas,” that is sold out in Australia. “I don’t care if this fails,” she says.
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After Decades In The Business, Mary Kay Place Is Finally A Leading Lady

We talked to the beloved character actress about Martians, partying with Penny Marshall and the affecting new movie “Diane.”
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Diary of a Song: A Staple Gun. A Dental Drill. See How Billie Eilish Made a Haunted Pop Hit.

The fastest-rising pop star of the moment is 17 and writes off-kilter songs with her older brother. Go behind the making of “Bury a Friend” and their new model for making it big.
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‘Workin’ Moms’ Will Give You, And Your Saggy Postpartum Boobs, A Lift

This Netflix mom-com following four women trying to have it all will delight, and terrify, parents and non-parents alike.
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Critic’s Notebook: Agnès Varda: The Filmmaker as Rigorous Friend

Putting herself onscreen, the director, who died Friday at 90, suggested that making movies could be a communal act of looking and feeling.
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New Book Reveals Stunning Misconduct And Dysfunction At ABC’s ‘The View’

“Ladies Who Punch” details some of the never-reported scandals that plagued the hit TV talk show.
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Director Amy Berg on Why the Adnan Syed Case Still Matters

In 2014, “Serial” made a 15-year-old murder a cultural phenomenon. Berg’s HBO docu-series, which concludes Sunday, has raised more questions about the case.
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Inside ‘The OA’ And Its Most Outlandish Twist Yet

Star Jason Isaacs weighs in on Part 2’s insane finale, spoilers and all.
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Billie Eilish Is Not Your Typical 17-Year-Old Pop Star. Get Used to Her.

A teenager with more than a billion plays already, Eilish will release her angsty debut album, and may very well become a household name.
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Hudson Yards: New York Chased the Olympics. It Got the Shed Instead.

How the city’s most ambitious new cultural institution in years — with a commitment to creating new work and reaching diverse audiences — rose in the wake of failed Olympic dreams.
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Taco Bell And Weed Smoke Inspired Harmony Korine’s Surprisingly Sweet ‘The Beach Bum’

The provocative director returns with a sunny stoner comedy starring Matthew McConaughey and Snoop Dogg. We talked to him about, well, everything.
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‘10 Things I Hate About You’: When Heath Ledger Was Just Breaking Through

Cast and crew members recall the making of the now-beloved teen comedy as a memorable summer with lasting effects on their careers and lives.
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Museums Cut Ties With Sacklers as Outrage Over Opioid Crisis Grows

Accusations that the family behind OxyContin actively played down its perils have led arts and education institutions to rethink accepting Sackler funds.
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Why Lupita Nyong’o’s ‘Us’ Voice Sounds So Creepy

The story behind one of the year’s most haunting vocal performances.
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Felicity Huffman: Desperate Housewife, Devoted Parent and Now a Defendant

When the actress was implicated in the college admissions scandal, it stunned people in her acting circles and at the prestigious high school her older daughter attends.
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Anthony Pellicano, Notorious Detective to the Stars, Walks Free From Prison

The Los Angeles private eye spent more than a decade in prison for illegal wiretapping and other crimes in a case that exposed Hollywood’s underbelly.
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Reunion Tour! The Band Is Back! Wait, Who Are These Guys?

Once a band name turns into a brand name, there’s a strong incentive to continue on, even with a lineup that fans might not recognize.
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‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Revisits a Tale That Refuses to Die

Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi, creators of the original mockumentary, talk about the new TV adaptation and the hassles of never dying.
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This Is Lupita Nyong’o. Hollywood, Please Keep Up.

The Kenyan-Mexican star of “Us” and “Black Panther,” who seems to excel at everything — even rap — is an exception in her industry, for better and worse.
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Doors Swing Open for Women and People of Color at Top Ranks of American Theater

Artistic directors, the faces of local theater and tastemakers in their communities, have long been white men who have held the posts for many years. That’s changing.
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When Extremes Attract: Dance and Horror’s New Pas de Deux

Gaspar Noé’s “Climax” is the latest movie to push the ecstatic, frightening qualities of dance into horror. A body holds plenty of space for terror.
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‘Captain Marvel’s’ Cat Was Actually Four Cats. Here’s How That Worked.

Reggie took the lead, the rambunctious Archie stepped in for scratching, Gonzo could be held, and Rizzo was a backup. Training them wasn’t as hard as you’d think.
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Iggy Pop Is Fine With Being the Godfather of Punk

In an interview, the influential proto-punk frontman discusses the Sex Pistols, Lester Bangs, drugs and “Punk,” his new documentary series on Epix.
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Streaming Movie Review: ‘Girl’ Review: A Transgender Portrait of Uncommon Depth

This divisive film about a young dancer wisely disposes of “will they find out?” questions in favor of psychological depth and verisimilitude.
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‘Billions,’ ‘Succession’ and the Making of Wealth Porn

How modern billionaire TV shows capture the lifestyles of the 1 percent of the 1 percent.
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Amy Schumer Doesn’t Care What You Think (That Much)

Taking harsh criticism and facing motherhood, the comedian acknowledged mistakes, saying, “I’m down to evolve.” Then again, she doesn’t want to be too careful.
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Critic’s Notebook: Nine Concerts in Seven Days at the World’s Most Famous Concert Hall

Carnegie Hall manages to present the vast sprawl of the classical field in the 21st century better than almost anywhere else.
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Dr. Funky Butt and Me: My Friendship with the Real Donald Shirley

An author recalls the pianist at the center of “Green Book” as erudite, salty and not a little opinionated.
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Critic’s Notebook: On CBS, R. Kelly Was Trapped in the Camera Eye

Gayle King’s explosive interview with the R&B singer, accused of preying on women and girls, pitted fire vs. ice-cool.
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‘Mockingbird’ Play Publisher Demands $500,000 From Harper Lee Estate

A filing seeking arbitration says the estate allowed eight theaters around the United States to stage “To Kill a Mockingbird,” then flip-flopped at the last minute.
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Aidy Bryant Found Her Confidence on ‘SNL.’ On ‘Shrill’ She Found Herself.

The bittersweet Hulu comedy, based on the memoir by Lindy West, has deep personal resonance for the “S.N.L.” veteran.
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Adam Driver and Keri Russell Share a Stage and Then, Maybe, Lightsabers

Before the force is with them, Keri Russell and Adam Driver, who will both appear in “Star Wars: Episode IX,” bring an unruly love story to Broadway.
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Her Husband Did the Unthinkable. This Is a Play About Everything After.

When her husband was arrested on child pornography charges, Maddie Corman watched her world fall apart. Then she made a play about it.
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‘Leaving Neverland’ Part 2 Recap: ‘The Abuse Was a Bomb That Dropped in Our Lives’

The second half of the HBO documentary covers Jackson’s legal troubles, his accusers’ decisions to come forward and the impact on their families.
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Michael Jackson Fans Are Tenacious. ‘Leaving Neverland’ Has Them Poised for Battle.

A new documentary detailing allegations of sexual abuse has the pop star’s most activist supporters ready to jump on Twitter and YouTube to defend his name.
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A Word With: America Ferrera on Why People Should See Themselves on TV

She talks about “How to Train Your Dragon” and “Superstore,” and taking the ugly out of “Ugly Betty.”
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Critic’s Notebook: At New York City Ballet, Progress but Not Equality

Wendy Whelan has been chosen to run City Ballet with Jonathan Stafford, but her professional title is missing a prefix, as in co-artistic director.
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Critic’s Notebook: New York Has a Public Housing Problem. Does London Have an Answer?

After listening to residents, Hackney upgraded its council estates with sleek new apartments, mixing subsidized and market-rate tenants.
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Michael Jackson Cast a Spell. ‘Leaving Neverland’ Breaks It.

In a new documentary on HBO, two men accuse the star of sexually abusing them as children. Our critic wrestles with their stories, and his own fandom.
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A ‘Tradition’ Omission: I Had Never Seen ‘Fiddler’ Until Now.

Growing up in a traditional Jewish household made the legendary musical a piece to resent, not embrace. So much has changed since.
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What ‘Green Book’ Says About the Academy. Our Critics on the Oscars.

Manohla Dargis, A.O. Scott and Wesley Morris all note that the night was impressively inclusive, but on the best picture winner, they aren’t in agreement.
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The Best and Worst Moments of the 2019 Oscars

A more diverse winners’, a best-picture blunder, a joyous victory and misbegotten acceptance — these were the highs and lows as we saw them.
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Reporter’s Notebook: The One Big Awards Show That Didn’t Lock Out Women Directors

The Independent Spirit Awards nominated a record number of female directors. Why did no other award-giving groups come close to following suit?
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R. Kelly Charged With 10 Counts of Sexual Abuse in Chicago

The R&B singer was charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse involving four victims, three of whom were underage. His attorney said “there’s no merit to any of this.”
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What to See in New York City This Spring

Broadway, Wagner’s “Ring,” the opening of the Shed: what our critics and writers are looking forward to this season.
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Jussie Smollett Arrested on Felony Charge, Accused of Faking Own Assault

The “Empire” actor was accused of staging the assault he reported as a hate crime to Chicago police in January.
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Critic’s Pick: Review: Early Hollywood in Black and White in ‘Vera Stark’

Lynn Nottage’s barbed satire looks at the narrow options offered African-American actresses in a movie industry that can’t shake stereotypes.
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Critic’s Notebook: A Man You Can Bait with a Skit

Wounded by a “Saturday Night Live” spoof, President Trump reacts with part heavy-handed threat, part celebrity ego.
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Jussie Smollett Timeline: Mystery Deepens as Police Review Case

Here’s a timeline to help keep track of the twists and turns in the reported assault on Jussie Smollett, the “Empire” actor.
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On ‘S.N.L.’, Alec Baldwin Mocks President Trump’s Emergency Declaration

In one of his increasingly infrequent appearances as Trump, Baldwin lampooned the president’s Rose Garden news conference, including its strange singsong portion.
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Ryan Adams Album Release Canceled Amid Report of F.B.I. Inquiry

“Big Colors,” the first of three albums scheduled for this year, is on hold after the musician was accused of explicit communication with an underage fan. He denies the claims.
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A Pop Culture Shock After the Trip of a Lifetime

Our 52 Places Traveler thought she could rely on downloads as armor against the unknowns of global travel. That’s not how it went down.
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Ryan Adams Dangled Success. Women Say They Paid a Price.

Several women say Adams offered to jumpstart their music careers, then pursued them sexually and in some cases retaliated when they spurned him. He denies the claims.
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The Lonely Life of a Black Talent Agent in Hollywood

With few colleagues of color in the four big agencies, these representatives have an impact on what is produced. But they also face isolation and other barriers.
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The Best and Worst of the Grammys

Drake showed up (and got cut off), Brandi Carlile provided a thrill and Alicia Keys brought the chill. From powerhouse performances to mismatched collaborations, here’s how we saw the show.
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Grammy Awards 2019: Kacey Musgraves Leads a Big Year for Women

At a ceremony dominated by female performers and presenters, Musgraves won album of the year for “Golden Hour,” as well as three other awards.
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A Word With: Anna Paquin on Bad Behavior and Keeping the Drama Onscreen

She talks about her latest role as a morally questionable publicist in the Pop TV series, “Flack,” and keeping her own life out of the public glare.
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Landmark Broadway Deal Gives Actors a Piece of the Profits

Performers and stage managers who help develop hit shows will share in the riches following an agreement reached Friday between their union and producers.
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Lagos, City of Hustle, Builds an Art ‘Ecosystem’

West Africa’s new art destination is a sprawling megacity with a generation of artists, gallerists and collectors powering the scene.
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Pavlova’s Shoes, Nijinsky’s Diary, and Other Dance Treasures From the Public Library

The library’s dance division — the largest, most eclectic collection of dance materials in the world — turns 75. We picked some rarities.
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Critic’s Notebook: Trump, Political TV’s Protagonist, Now Has to Share the Spotlight

The State of the Union address suggested that America’s political drama was becoming an ensemble, not a one-man show anymore.
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MoMA to Close, Then Open Doors to More Expansive View of Art

Don’t plan to visit MoMA this summer. It’s closing for renovations that will put a new focus on work by women and artists of color. The results will shake up every gallery.
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Maroon 5 Barely Leaves a Mark at the Super Bowl Halftime Show

The rappers Travis Scott and Big Boi joined Adam Levine’s band for a toothless performance free of politics.
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A Word With: Kelly Rowland on Playing Gladys Knight: ‘I Just Wanted to Soak Her Up’

Rowland discusses her role in BET’s “American Soul,” the politics of the Super Bowl, R. Kelly and the message she’s bringing at this stage in life.
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Critic’s Notebook: The Sundance Film Festival Comes Through (Again!)

With “The Last Black Man in San Francisco,” “Clemency” and more, this year’s festival had plenty of good and even great movies if not a consensus favorite.
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The Producer Has a History. So Does This Civil War-Era Musical.

“Paradise Square” is the most expensive show Berkeley Repertory Theater has ever done. Its creators are prestigious, its major patron notorious.
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Another Go for Charles and Di, This Time With Music

The creators of “Memphis,” including a longtime member of Bon Jovi, are behind the new show that explores the fallout from a seemingly fairy-tale marriage.
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You Know the Lorena Bobbitt Story. But Not All of It.

In the 1990s, she was the topic of tabloid headlines and comedy skits. Now, as a documentary series takes on the story, she opens up about how that one night changed her life.
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‘Mary Poppins,’ and a Nanny’s Shameful Flirting With Blackface

The racial caricatures of the original P.L. Travers novels find disturbing echoes in the new movie and its beloved 1964 forerunner.
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‘Rent Live’ Review: How Do You Measure a Show You Were Never Meant to See?

Fox’s TV production of the hit musical hardly went off as planned. What to make of this barely live show?
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‘Saturday Night Live’: Steve Martin Appears as Roger Stone

Wearing a pinstripe suit and projecting his voice at maximum volume, Martin played Stone, the longtime Trump adviser who was arrested on Friday.
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‘Hamlet’ in Virtual Reality Casts the Viewer in the Play

A joint production by a Boston theater company and Google hopes to bring high-quality Shakespeare to wider audiences, and new audiences into theaters.
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What Penn Badgley Wants Us to Learn From ‘You’

When viewers swooned over his creepy character on the hit series, Badgley fired back on social media. Now, he reflects on his tweets and the show’s impact.
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‘I Am the Night’: Patty Jenkins and Chris Pine Explore the Black Dahlia Mystery

Between “Wonder Woman” movies, Jenkins and Pine teamed up for a noir-soaked limited series with roots in the 1947 murder.
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‘Green Book’ and ‘Miss Daisy’ Fuel a Racial Fantasy. Mookie Knew Better.

In many Oscar bait movies, interracial friendships come with a paycheck, and follow the white character’s journey to enlightenment.
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Live Updates: Oscar Nominations 2019: ‘Roma’ and ‘The Favourite’ Lead the Way

Both films received 10 nominations, and Netflix got its first best picture nod. The 91st Academy Awards are scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 24.
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On Display at the People’s House: A Century of Persistence

Chirlane McCray sets a populist tone with an exhibition of female artists, long underrepresented at Gracie Mansion.
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A Word With: Anne Hathaway Dares You Not to Look Away

She talks about playing a femme fatale in “Serenity,” doing “The Hustle” with Rebel Wilson, stealing the show in “Ocean’s 8” and Hollywood’s echo chamber of men.
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His Art, Their Ideas: Did Robert Indiana Lose Control of His Work?

Private text messages entered as evidence in a legal dispute raise new questions about whether the artist fully designed his final works.
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Can Art Make Something Happen?

With “This Land,” David Opdyke melds art and activism, hoping to inspire urgent changes in vision, one postcard, and viewer, at a time.
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Yalitza Aparicio of ‘Roma’ and the Politics of Stardom in Mexico

The film’s star was on her way to being a teacher when she landed the role. Now she’s part of a conversation about Indigenous people and inequality.
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‘Project Blue Book’ Is Based on a True U.F.O. Story. Here It Is.

Here are the actual events behind History’s popular new series on the Air Force’s program to investigate and debunk U.F.O.s.
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The Met Opera Has a Gay Conductor. Yes, That Matters.

Openly gay performing arts leaders are still rare. So it was a breath of fresh air to chat about coming out and Celine Dion with Yannick Nézet-Séguin and his partner.
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Sara Gilbert Balances Her Lives on ‘The Conners’ and ‘The Talk’

A producer and star of both shows, she found herself at the heart of two of television’s most intensely examined recent controversies.
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A Word With: Matthew Goode Knows How to Charm. Just Ask Lady Mary and Princess Margaret.

Goode talks about playing a vampire in “A Discovery of Witches.” He also discusses the “Downton Abbey” movie and bidding farewell to “The Crown.”
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Lin-Manuel Miranda Brings ‘Hamilton’ to a Troubled but Appreciative Puerto Rico

The show’s creator hopes its 17-day run in San Juan will call attention to the struggling island’s needs as well as its riches.
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A Real-World Battle Over Dancing Avatars: Did Fortnite Steal the Floss?

Three performers are suing the makers of the video game Fortnite, saying it is selling their dance moves without their permission. Can they win?
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‘The Sopranos’ 20th Anniversary: Here’s Your Complete Guide to Rewatching It

New to the series? Already a fan? Our spoiler-light guide offers several different watching strategies, based on your commitment level.
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The Demolition Artist: 3 Critics Debate Ivo van Hove

Visionary stylist or one-trick pony? With “Network” on Broadway and “All About Eve” on the horizon, the multimedia-mad stage director is ready for his close-up.
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Mary Boone, Art Dealer, Cites Early Trauma in Bid to Avoid Prison

The New York gallerist faces a possible prison term of three years after pleading guilty to tax evasion.
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The Best and Worst of the Golden Globes

It was a big night for Sandra Oh and “Bohemian Rhapsody.” “A Star Is Born” had it rougher. From heartfelt hosts to snoozy speeches, here’s how we saw the show.
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Critic’s Notebook: ‘Game of Thrones’ Does Not Say What Donald Trump Thinks It Does

The president’s appropriation of the show’s tagline and imagery suggests he doesn’t know what happened to the wall — or what it really means.
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Ellen DeGeneres: Academy Should Reinstate Kevin Hart as Oscars Host

In an interview released Friday, DeGeneres told Hart that she called the academy to ask it to make him the host of the award.
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The Choreographed Cacophony of ‘Ferryman’

With a cast of 21, plus a live goose and rabbit, the dizzying number of comings and goings in this Broadway show requires an incredible attention to detail.
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Mexico City as the Director of ‘Roma’ Remembers It (and Hears It)

Alfonso Cuarón revisits the sights and sounds of the neighborhood that inspired his critically acclaimed film.
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The Good, the Bad and ‘Black Panther’

Manohla Dargis and A. O. Scott, the chief film critics of The New York Times, look back at a year of rage, silliness and sublimity at the movies.
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A Father Confronts His ‘Spider-Verse’ Problem

His sons identify so deeply with the Afro-Latino hero that a conversation about the movie’s deep structural flaw is impossible.
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