The "war on terror" becomes the target of Scottish playwright Henry Adam's dark and ineffective comedy "The People Next Door," which is receiving its first American production at Yale Rep after an…
Play Noel Coward's "Private Lives" too real, too broad or, worse, both and it loses its champagne fizz, not to mention the wisdom beneath its wit. Perfs with subtext can deepen and even darken bon…
Westport Country Playhouse is adding to what's shaping up to be a Weill year. In addition to the Roundabout Theater Company's "The Threepenny Opera" this spring and "LoveMusik" comes "Jam & Spice,"…
In A.R.T.'s full-tilt production of Sartre's existential and claustrophobic dance of death, "No Exit," the characters trapped in a living room in hell spend much of the play trying to find their…
Hillbillies, pirates and a revised revival of a Stephen Schwartz musical -- which is primed to tour -- will make up the 2006 season at Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn.
Harold Prince's next project will be helming modest-sized musical "LoveMuzik" about "the very complex, funny and romantic relationship" between composer Kurt Weill and his wife, singer Lotte Lenya.
It's curtains for a veteran theater scribe -- as well as a good chunk of the arts desk at the Boston Globe. Ed Siegel, who succeeded longtime Beantown critic Kevin Kelly, is among the more than 30…
Three new musicals from "emerging artists" will be featured in the inaugural Festival of New Artists at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn., running Jan. 20-21. The readings are of new…
Broadway musicals are starring in the American school curriculum for the first time, in a synergistic effort that promises not only potential new audiences but a fresh revenue stream.
Goodspeed Musicals will have a permanent Gotham scout. Casey Hushion is the New York-based artistic associate charged with finding new material for its two Connecticut theaters.