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?
In "Brendan," scribe Ronan Noone crafts a gentle, sweet-natured play about a contemporary Irish immigrant's struggle to leave the memory of the old country and his late mother behind him.