John Hurt's lived-in and existentially stepped-on face is so familiar from films (currently "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"), it's a shock to realize this great British actor has never appeared on an…
People are thought to mellow when they get older, but that doesn't seem to apply to 72-year-old Alan Ayckbourn, prolific Brit scribe who has penned a play or more each season since 1959 for the…
Although the star-studded cast of "The Cherry Orchard" gives the project a strong dose of sex appeal, the virtue of this production has more to do with Belgrader's decision to present the play as the…
Jordan Harrison racks up beaucoup points for originality with "Maple and Vine," a satirical fantasy about a contempo married couple who chuck their professionally successful but stressful urban lives…
With or without his brother Joel, Ethan Coen has long been partial to characters who function beyond the social pale.
Despite a well-grounded and admirably lucid production helmed by LCT resident director Bartlett Sher, new play "Blood and Gifts" has no heart.
Teaching the young proves a treacherous business for both tutor and students in "Seminar."
New York City was junkie heaven (and hell) in the 1970s, an era that Dael Orlandersmith views from an unconventional perspective in "Horsedreams."
The New Group seems to have taken Thomas Bradshaw's semi-pornographic play "Burning" very seriously, and they would probably like us to do likewise.
There's history behind "Standing on Ceremony: the Gay Marriage Plays," a feel-good show celebrating gay marriage.
Sam Waterston has played Hamlet, Prince Hal, Benedick and Prospero, so it's only fitting that he would tackle King Lear for his 12th appearance at the Public Theater in a Shakespeare play.