South African scribe Athol Fugard will present the world preem of his latest work, "Coming Home," at New Haven's Long Wharf Theater Jan. 14-Feb. 8.
When "Half a Sixpence" transferred from the West End to Broadway in 1965, the tuner had the ingratiating Brit charmer Tommy Steele as rags-to-riches-to-rags shop clerk Arthur Kipps, the exuberant…
Instead of its typical bleak landscape, helmer Anders Cato's production of Samuel Beckett's famous waiting game is set in a bright, white box of a set, turning Vladimir and Estragon's world clinical…
A 2½-hour-plus, three-act Feydeau farce -- by way of David Ives -- that calls for plenty of door-slamming, lingual calisthenics and challenging set transformations is nothing if not ambitious for a…
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…