The business of safety behind recent Iowa legislation about child-sex offenders provides the springboard for Australian playwright Anthony Weigh's first full-length work. Refreshingly, however…
It has been a long time since anyone wrote a line like "Maitland, bring the creme de menthe and two glasses." The line was consciously old-fashioned in 1955 when Enid Bagnold wrote it, and, what's…
Paule Constable (for National Theater revival of "Saint Joan") and Neil Austin (for the Donmar Warehouse staging of "Parade") were the legit winners Wednesday in the U.K.'s inaugural industry awards…
A world premiere by U.S. dramatist Christopher Shinn and the European preem of Tarell Alvin McCraney's "Wig Out!" lead the fall season at the Royal Court, London's leading venue for new writing.
Peter Davison's symmetrical, white stone set, with low, stagewide stairs giving way to arches topped with classical pediments is a grand utterance in keeping with the tone of "Afterlife." But for all…
Whichever version of "Don Carlo" one stages -- Verdi tinkered with it over 20 years in different languages and lengths -- the work exemplifies the term "grand opera." But any bombast that label…
Melly Still's over-produced, under-directed staging is so busy underlining its zeitgeist credentials that much of the play's depth is lost.
Nothing dates so fast as the recent past. That makes reviving Simon Gray's 1984 play problematic. Charting a group of hope-filled undergraduates from 1968 over a decade-and-a-half of increasing…
Unlikely as it may seem to those who know Anthony Minghella only by his movies, the writer-director was involved more quietly in the creation of a number of contemporary dance pieces.
Even the grave can't stop characters from the past exerting control over prisoners of the present in Ibsen's "Rosmersholm."