Of the nine Oscars won by "Gigi," none were for originality. Exactly half a century later, its Parisian Eliza Doolittle-esque plot of a young girl and an older man looks no better.
There's no escaping the fact that Pam Gems' schematic biodrama "Piaf" is simultaneously melodramatic and undernourished.
David Hare's new play "Gethsemane" is among the notable additions to the National Theater's fall lineup, which includes the previously announced London run of Broadway hit "August: Osage County."
Ever since British playwright Alan Ayckbourn told a newspaper last month, "I do feel the straight play is a doomed species," a flurry of comment pieces has appeared in the U.K. bemoaning the state of…
Even without its leading man, the Royal Shakespeare Company's new "Hamlet" would be a serious achievement. Designer Robert Jones holds "the mirror up to nature" with his elegantly spare mirrored back…
Her Naked Skin
How do you solve a problem like a career? Connie Fisher was the world's first TV-voted talent to star in a musical, but now that she's finished her well-received resulting West End stint as Maria in…
Choreographer-director Matthew Bourne is not given to bragging. He is, however, proud of at least one of the achievements of his company New Adventures. "We think we perform more per year than any…
Asked by a psychiatrist if she likes history, Lesley Manville's marvelously disdainful Lady Celia Cain replies, "It depends on whose it is." The history Rebecca Lenkiewicz focuses on in "Her Naked…
It starts with a bang. The houselights snap out on the sound of a bomb blast. It's the IRA's 1996 attack on London's Canary Wharf, but terrorism is only the background of David Eldridge's "Under the…