First and foremost, Harold Pinter was, and is, an actor. That's why he writes so uncommonly well for them, rather than merely providing mouthpieces for authorial ideas.
Steven Pimlott, one of the U.K.'s most eclectic and versatile stage directors, died Feb. 14 in Colchester, Essex, of lung cancer. He was 53.
Trust the writing, not the writer. Tennessee Williams's evocation of memory and yearning long ago acquired classic status by virtue of its exquisitely controlled theatrical expressionism.
The 31st Laurence Olivier legit awards will be remembered as the night of the giant-killers. Beating out a bunch of commercial behemoths, the intimate revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's…
National Theater artistic director Nicholas Hytner unveiled on Thursday a raft of world premieres, new stage adaptations and classic revivals skedded for the next 12 months. He also used the occasion…
London's hedonistic fashionistas are hard at it. To Grant Olding's 21st-century electro soundtrack, Tom Hardy flashes a built, undressed chest and tattoos at the camera and flaunts himself across the…
The Royal Court Theater is touting its first season under artistic director Dominic Cooke as a revitalization rather than a revolution. As expected, Cooke, 40, continues the mission of world…
Strands: The answer to the small-scale producer's perennial cry of "How can I get national critics to my fringe show?" is simple: Open in January.
Always look on the bright side of life" has cheerfully served as a signature tune for Monty Python, but it could just as well have been penned for Winnie, the heroine of Samuel Beckett's "Happy…
The audacity is startling. "You're the last page of my life!" cries Kristin Scott Thomas' dauntless Arkadina, hurling herself at her lover, Trigorin (Chiwetel Ejiofor), who is on the brink of…
Nowhere more than in "The Taming of the Shrew" and "Twelfth Night" did Shakespeare put gender closer to the top of his agenda. His insights about husbands and wives in the former, and love in…