At times, the cold, absurd frustrations of working in the theater can make you feel as if you are trapped in a Kafka play. "The Understudy," a piece about a trio of idiosyncratic theater folk –-…
This time it's not just about the puppets.
The towering white birches in Michael Greif's production of "Three Sisters" loom like prison bars in the rural Russian countryside, an apt metaphor for Anton Chekhov's titular, immobile characters…
Auds are traditionally forgiving when it comes to sex farces, especially if they're presented as hot-weather trifles, are set in simpler times and sport British accents. But even those looking for…
While some musicals demand sweep and choruses, tuners rooted in the intimate and the internal may adapt well to a reduction in scope.
Sometimes the most incredible stories are not the ones between the covers of novels that members of book clubs devour and dissect in communities across America. Sometimes they're within the club…
"Broke-ology" is "a complex new science that examines two things," says older brother Ennis King in Nathan Louis Jackson's tough and tender play . "One, being broke. Two, staying alive despite your…
Jerry Herman is singing "Hello, Wall-E."
The surreal world of child- beauty pageants is an endless supply of source material for deft comedies ("Little Miss Sunshine") and TV reality shows ("Little Beauties"). But co-writers (and cast…
Judith Ivey will return to the stage this season, playing Amanda in Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie" at New Haven's Long Wharf Theater.
It's curtains for the board chairman, president and executive director of Stamford Center for the Arts, all of whom resigned last week from the 25-year-old Connecticut not-for-profit presenting…