Two years ago, Alvin Epstein played King Lear for the young Beantown theater ensemble the Actors' Shakespeare Project. The production transferred to Gotham's LaMama. Now the esteemed thesp, who turns…
Even great escape plans need specificity, inventiveness and drama to make those dreams come to life, something this pleasant production spotlighting the work of two bright musical writers achieves…
The royal robes have served Lou Diamond Phillips well, first in the Rialto's "The King & I" and now playing King Arthur as he succeeds Michael York in the national tour of Lerner and Loewe's…
Since its 1995 bow in Canada, Morris Panych's "Vigil" has been produced in the U.K. and U.S., often under its more audience-friendly title "Auntie and Me." But it's never quite achieved the traction…
Neil Simon will receive kudos from the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Conn. when the prolific, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright receives the Monte Cristo Award.
The first call Nicholas Martin made when he was named a.d. of Williamstown Theater Festival last fall was to Blythe Danner.
Prior to the second act of the American Repertory Theater production of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar," jazz chanteuse Marianne Solivan sings Peggy Lee's ode to ennui, "Is That All There Is."
Following his debut play, "The Brothers Size," seen last season at the Public Theater, Tarell Alvin McCraney continues to fulfill his promise as an original new voice in the American theater.
Anna D. Shapiro, helmer of Rialto play "August: Osage County" and a mainstay at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theater, passed on an offer to be a.d. of American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Mass.…
Though he retired from acting last year, Paul Newman returns to the boards this fall as helmer of "Of Mice and Men" at the Westport Country Playhouse, co-run by his wife Joanne Woodward.
Douglas Carter Beane's satiric look at Hollywood duplicity and deception, "The Little Dog Laughed," is hitting the provinces, and while auds might not get every insider reference or bitchy zinger…