Helmer Charles Newell's intimate and startling re-imagining of "Man of La Mancha," focusing on the down-and-dirty prison setting and the transformative power of art over adversity, is as noble as the…
Brit writer-director Neil Bartlett not only manages to shake Lionel Bart's melodic songs out of one's head in his sensational stage adaptation of "Oliver Twist," he makes the audience rethink…
The departure of a pair of veteran artistic directors at leading Boston-area theaters has shaken the local legit landscape, leaving insiders unsure which direction the Beantown theater scene is…
Adding to the general climate of anxiety in the Boston theater community is the loss of a leading daily critic and the city's sole local TV arts producer.
In dealing with a talented composer suffering from writer's block, actor-scribe Timothy McCracken's "Composition" attempts a kind of theatrical variation on a theme. Onstage, unfortunately, such…
Randy Harrison, best known as Justin Taylor of TV's "Queer as Folk" and now legitting in "The Glass Menagerie" at the Guthrie in Minneapolis, will play Billy Bibbit opposite Jonathan Epstein's…
A play helmed by Kathleen Turner, another co-starring Kate Burton and son Morgan Ritchie and three world preems highlight the summer season of the Williamstown Theater Festival in Massachusetts'…
Sometimes a despotic emperor just has to break from his mommy. Take the not-quite-yet tyrant Nero, who struts and then wilts when faced with the maternal force of Agrippina in A.R.T.'s wild, eclectic…
The O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Conn., is weathering another change in leadership. Amy Sullivan, executive director of the center for the past three years, has resigned due to health reasons.
Everyone in Nicholas Martin's production of "The Cherry Orchard," which reteams the Huntington helmer with thesp Kate Burton, is in a state of heightened anxiousness. Often these frayed nerves result…
The plug has been pulled on the world premiere production of the stage version of "Terms of Endearment" at Houston's Alley Theater and Connecticut's Hartford Stage.
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