"It's going to be a bumper year," says Nicholas Hytner, the usually circumspect a.d. of the National Theater.
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We're in hell. More precisely, in hell's kitchen. Anthony Ward's powerfully simple but immensely versatile set of a dirty, white-tiled chamber of horrors is part kitchen, part abattoir, part the…
Telling his client Leo Frank that he's to be indicted for the murder of a 14-year-old girl, defense attorney Rosser points up the prosecution's problem: "Dorsey's got nothing but circumstantial…
For a while there, it seemed there was nothing a legit producer liked more than movie talent. Clare Lawrence and Anna Waterhouse hit paydirt bringing the likes of Jake Gyllenhaal, Matt Damon, Julia…
Considering that Tony-winning choreographer Rob Ashford began dancing at 20, making a leap shouldn't be too tough. But the leap he's currently undertaking is different. After multiple Broadway and…
A woman covers a whiteboard with mathematical formulas, announcing she will go through them "so the recurrent themes are clear to you all."
The Gotham transfer of London's hit revival of classic tuner "Guys and Dolls" now looks unlikely to happen next spring as intended.
Kenneth Branagh, Jude Law and Derek Jacobi will join Donmar Warehouse a.d. Michael Grandage for a new venture, a year-long, four-play Donmar season at the West End's 750-seat Wyndham's Theater.
Regular productions of plays by Edward Albee, David Mamet, Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams ensure that Londoners aren't exactly starved of American drama. But asked to name the author of the…