Operatic aspirations are replaced with the accessibility, theatricality and showbiz savvy of a Broadway musical in Diane Paulus' bright, beautiful and tuner-centric re-envisioning of "Porgy and…
The connection of music to memory is central to John Doyle's daringly conceived but singularly morose "Ten Cents a Dance," a musical revue set to Rodgers and Hart songs making its preem at the…
Not all Mormon musicals are created equal
The world preem of a new stage adaptation of William Styron novel "Sophie's Choice" starring Carla Gugino ("Desire Under the Elms," "After the Fall") will be one of the highlights of 2011-12 season…
Stage helmer Robert Woodruff plays out this mother-daughter angst-fest in distances -- with a host of theatrical techniques -- that make the U.S. preem of the legit adaptation a haunting, harrowing…
Four new tuners -- including one from "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" composer Michael Friedman and another by "Maple and Vine" scribe Jordan Harrison -- will receive developmental staged readings at…
Life lessons are learned in sad, comic and very human ways in Stephen Karam's darkly funny and touching new play, "Sons of the Prophet."
Tony Award nominee and Pulitzer finalist Quiara Alegria Hudes will preem her latest play, "Water by the Spoonful," at Hartford Stage Oct. 20-Nov. 13.
Eight new plays -- including scripts by Quiara Alegria Hudes, Keith Reddin and Keith Huff -- will make up the 47th annual National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in…
Mortality, morality and science are the big subjects this technopera grapples with in former poet laureate Robert Pinsky's playful, lyrical and existential libretto.
Audiences take a leap of faith in wonderful crazy quilt of a play "Agnes Under the Big Top," receiving its world preem at New Haven's Long Wharf Theater.