Sharon D. Clarke

In the new Broadway revival of “Death of a Salesman,” Wendell Pierce’s powerhouse performance firmly identifies Willy Loman as a tragic hero for these modern times. It’s a searing portrait of a working-class man who has struggled all his life to achieve. Not a man who works with his hands, or…

The hottest new musical to watch for is “Almost Famous,” which starts previews Oct. 3 at the Bernard B. Jacobs.