You might be tempted to call "The Evildoers," David Adjmi's anxiety attack of a play receiving its world preem at Yale Rep, "Dinner with Friends -- in Hell."
"The Mysteries of Harris Burdock," a new musical inspired by the children's book by Chris Van Allsburg ("Jumanji," "The Polar Express"), will open the Musical Theater Lab at Barrington Stage Company…
Desire is an eternal flame that casts a wicked glow in "Zerline's Tale," a seductive but ultimately slight memory play based on a short story from Austrian writer Hermann Broch's book "The…
In Anna Deavere Smith's celebrated solo pieces, the writer-actress has focused her astute eye, uncanny ear and open heart on an event giving her works a strong narrative structure in which to present…
A new $50 million Long Wharf Theater in a hip district of downtown New Haven is causing leaders of the 43-year-old institution, one of the oldest in the regional theater movement, to ask: "Who are…
Tazewell Thompson has ankled as a.d. of the Westport Country Playhouse due to "artistic and professional differences" with the board of the Connecticut not-for-profit theater.
Peter DuBois, associate director and producer at New York's Public Theater, is expected to be named a.d. of Beantown's Huntington Theater Company this week.
The dangerous calm before a battle can be the real minefield, as David Rabe reminds us in his 1976 play "Streamers," receiving a sharp and shattering revival at Boston's Huntington Theater.
Poor Donnie Darko. First, the troubled teen is on meds for psychological problems. Then a 6-foot rabbit tells him the world is going to end. Then a jet engine crashes into his bedroom. Then his movie…
When you think of existential theater, Arthur Miller doesn't come immediately to mind, but in "The Price," which is getting a stunning revival at New Haven's Long Wharf, the playwright zeroes in on…
Can an enigmatic cult film about a troubled teen, a six-foot rabbit named Frank and the end of the world find new life -- and maybe new auds -- on stage?