Who can resist metaphors when writing about the conflicts within a chamber music group? Certainly not Brit novelist Damian Lanigan, who crams his freshman playwriting effort, "Dissonance," with…
Julie White is out; Dana Delany is in. Fresh from her Tony win for best actress in "The Little Dog Laughed," White was to head the cast for a staged reading of a new play at the National Playwrights…
Days after he opens on Broadway in "Xanadu" next month, Cheyenne Jackson will take a short leave to topline a staged reading of a new musical at the Music Theater Conference at the O'Neill Theater…
"Journey's End" meets "Talley's Folly" in Stephen Massicotte's romance "Mary's Wedding," which uses a dream motif to tell its story of mismatched lovers -- set against the backdrop of WWI -- while…
A group of actors gather, ostensibly to rehearse a radio performance of "Macbeth." But there's more happening on an almost bare stage with Anne Bogart's SITI Company than meets the ear.
After the opening-night perf of "Herringbone" was aborted when star B.D. Wong gouged his thigh in a freak onstage accident requiring 30 stitches, the thesp bounced back over the weekend with a…
Moments of whimsy and wonder highlight "Aurelia's Oratorio," a cleverly crafted production starring Aurelia Thierree, a performer of grace and playfulness who is the granddaughter of Charlie Chaplin.
Director and choreographer Barry Ivan is the new executive producer and artistic director of North Shore Music Theater in Beverly, Mass.
New Haven's Long Wharf Theater and Goodspeed Opera House led the legit kudos from the Connecticut Critics Circle. Long Wharf took four awards, including the play nod for "Uncle Vanya," while…
It may be a stretch to say that Lynn Redgrave has created a kind of "I Am My Own Grandmother" in her solo show and latest shake of the family tree, "Nightingale." But it's relevant to note the extent…