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…
Shirley Jones returns to the fictional world of River City, Iowa, for a staged concert version of "The Music Man," produced as a one-week gig by Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts…
Revivals of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?," with Richard Chamberlain as George, and "Waiting for Godot," with Randy Harrison, plus two new works highlight the 80th summer season of the Berkshire…
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…