An exquisite but vividly spare opening sequence sets the tone for "War Horse," immediately electrifying audiences' imaginations.
Helmer Richard Eyre is riding high on "Notes on a Scandal," his most successful movie yet. His next film project, directing his own screenplay based on Bernhard Schlink's short story "The Other Man"…
Guy tells his power-crazed boss Buddy Ackerman that rival movie studio exec Stella is unreachable because she's whitewater rafting in Colorado with Tom Cruise. "Cruise? Hah! She is desperate."
Nothing less than "Death of a Salesman" in the fast lane, David Mamet's finest play, "Glengarry Glen Ross," is driven entirely by competition. Appropriately, every second is filled by the sound of…
One of the U.K.'s most idiosyncratic playwrights, Australian-born Adamson is under commission at numerous addresses and has two shows currently running in London.
In the past year, as well as making his Broadway debut with "Frost/Nixon," lighting designer Austin found time to light an astonishing 17 other shows at the U.K.'s key theater addresses.
On the strength of her visually bold, dramatically incisive National Theater debut "Pillars of the Community," helmer Elliott was immediately appointed as one of the building's three associate…
One of the U.K.'s most prolific legit producers, Friedman is immensely shrewd at the tricky business of juggling personal taste and box office potential. Over the past 18 months, her Sonia Friedman…
It's in the National Theater's largest auditorium, and its only star is a life-sized horse puppet, but a week before previews begin "War Horse" is already 50% sold for its limited run. What makes…
U.K. helmer John Doyle, a 2005 Tony winner for his production of Stephen Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd," will revive the composer/lyricist's "Merrily We Roll Along" at England's Watermill Theater. It will…
Everything stops dead. Poleaxed by the insanely unlikely yet bizarrely plausible excuse spontaneously dreamed up by his possibly erring wife, David Haig's enraged Pinchwife looks as if he is about to…