The songs, the steps, even the line deliveries may bring a nostalgic sigh. But sweet familiarity -- even when infused with energy and professional polish -- isn't enough to make Goodspeed's stage…
Combining the stuff of light comedy with heavy topics (U.S. imperialism, torture), Bruce Norris' "The Unmentionables" gets an East Coast go-round at Yale Rep following its premiere last summer at…
A commission for a new tuner by Duncan Sheik ("Spring Awakening") is among the three producing initiatives for the Stamford (Conn.) Center for the Arts.
Toni Morrison's "The Bluest Eye" receives another remounting -- the first co-production between New Haven's Long Wharf Theater and Hartford Stage.
"Happy Days: The Musical" is looking at a tour following a summer workshop production at Goodspeed Musical's Norma Terris Theater in Chester, Conn.
The West End hit "The 39 Steps" has plans for Broadway -- but first it will have its U.S.bow as the 2007-08 season opener for Boston's Huntington Theater Company.
Like the Antrobus family that survives one disaster after another only to start again with renewed optimism, so goes "All About Us," John Kander and Fred Ebb's musical based on Thornton Wilder's "The…
"I just want the work to speak for itself," says Giuseppe, a 16th century sculptor in Florence. In the Huntington's world premiere of "Persephone," Noah Haidle's imaginatively funny and deeply…
Hot and throbbing rock music, pulsating with hormones and teenage angst, helped Frank Wedekind's "Spring Awakening" heat up the Rialto this season. But Yale Rep's production has not found its way…
Like two disparate but equally intuitive solo musicians doing a special duets recording, Obie-winning writer-performers David Cale and Dael Orlandersmith create a kind of theatrical concept album in…