No shows opened on Broadway in July.

NYC’s first ever “cultural plan” will link the city’s funding of arts groups to the diversity of their staff and board

Sara Holdren, a recent graduate of the Yale School of Drama who identifies as a theater director, was hired to be New York Magazine’s new theater critic in July. True or false: She had written just one professionally published review before she was hired.

Lawyers for the actor James Franco sent a cease and desist letter to shut down a two-character play entitled “James Franco and Me” scheduled to run at People’s Improv Theater. What did its playwright Kevin Broccoli say he will do?

What is not true about the Hamlet that opened at the Public Theater in July?

A theater company from which country created Soulpepper on 42nd Street, taking up residence at the Signature theater for the entire month of July, and offering more than a dozen plays,musical, concerts and cabarets?

Which was not a story turned into a musical at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF)?

More than 60 artists, including playwright Annie Baker and director Sam Gold, signed a protest letter to Lincoln Center, trying unsuccessfully to get the cultural institution to cancel a production of the Israeli play “To The End of The Land” as part of the Lincoln Center Festival. What was the protesters’ main objection to the play, according to press reports?

Mandy Patinkin, who was to return to Broadway after 17 years to star as Pierre in “Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812,” withdrew from the role two days after the announcement that he would take it. Why?

Sam Shepard died in July at age 73. What if anything is NOT true about him?