Producers are wise to be wary of scribes who want to direct their own plays -- unless that scribe happens to be Athol Fugard.
"How I Learned to Drive," which won Paula Vogel the Pulitzer Prize in 1998 (and hasn't been seen in New York since), is one of those plays you don't forget in a hurry.
"Venus in Fur," David Ives' cheeky adaptation of Leopold Sacher-Masoch's erotic 1870 novel and originally mounted at the Classic Stage Company, improves a lot in this Broadway transfer.
Less than a landmark but more than a trifle, "Rx," Kate Fodor's cute comedy about workplace depression, is ideal entertainment for neurotic people living in anxious times.
Jimmy Porter, the pissed-off young man in John Osborne's seminal 1956 drama "Look Back In Anger," shocked British auds and dealt a death blow to the well-made play.
What's this? A thoughtful, well-written domestic drama with something original to say about immigrant families living by old world values in a new world culture? Pinch me!
TV familiar Kathryn Erbe (of "Law and Order: Criminal Intent") lends wattage to the preem of Daniel Talbott's "Yosemite," but the real star of this Redneck Gothic melodrama is set designer Raul…
After winning every award under the sun, including the 1999 Pulitzer, and receiving hundreds of productions in dozens of languages, "Wit" has finally made it to Broadway.
On the occasion of his 80th birthday, Athol Fugard deserves a retrospective. Which is what this distinguished South African playwright, director, actor and social activist will receive as resident…
In the land of been-there-seen-that theater, surprises are generally welcome. Just not the kind of phoney, irrational shockers that make you scratch your head and go "Huh?"