The scenario of "That Face" -- unhappy teenage girl almost expelled from school for bullying; alcohol-addicted mother emotionally dependent upon her son -- doesn't exactly promise an evening of…
Now that America has anointed Laura Osnes and Max Crumm the new Danny and Sandy of Broadway in "Grease: You're the One That I Want,'' producer David Ian is back at work on `"Grease Is the Word,'' the…
The set is little more than an angled piece of hillside, a doorway, fireplace, chair and a handful of props against a forbidding backdrop of doom-laden countryside.
There's little so satisfying in a narrative as a neat switch. Halfway through the first act of his new play "Landscape With Weapon," playwright Joe Penhall pulls one off. Bad guy Ned (Tom Hollander)…
What links current or upcoming productions of "Dying for It," "Kiss of the Spider Woman," "Equus," "A Fine Balance," "A Matter of Life and Death," "Attempts on Her Life," "Mamma Mia!," "Leaves" and…
What do you do when you're a London-based Welsh actor waiting to find out whether Equity will allow you onto Broadway to repeat your Olivier-winning turn as French artist Seurat in the American…
One of Puccini's greatest hits, "O mio babbino caro" is usually the point at which the opera "Gianni Schicchi" grinds to a halt. Ravishing though young Lauretta's love song is, it freezes the drama…
What's this? A Tennessee Williams production driven, typically, by high emotion, tears and the tension between sexual repression and expression, but with a positively perky score?
In Indhu Rubasingham's boldly energized new production, the tumult of George Bernard Shaw's "Heartbreak House" makes the later family vs. capitalism drama "You Can't Take It With You" look like a…
Great plays break rules. The crucial character in Chekhov's final masterpiece, "The Cherry Orchard," is not only never seen, it isn't even human.
Trevor Nunn's revamped "Porgy and Bess" at the Savoy Theater will shutter early, on May 5, after a six-month run. The show previously had extended its booking period through Oct. 27.