As the Mad Hatter said to Alice when she sat down to tea: "No room! No room!" John Belluso raises disquieting questions about religious faith, journalistic skepticism and the exploitation of the…
It's a party out there now that the Broadway musical has recovered its sense of humor. "All people really want to do is laugh," says William Finn, composer-lyricist of "The 25th Annual Putnam County…
"Little fiddles and bits." That's how Harvey Fierstein describes the fix-up job that falls to the book writer when a big musical like "La Cage aux Folles" is revived for Broadway.
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There's a 39-year span between Mike Nichols first Broadway musical, "The Apple Tree," and his follow-up effort, "Monty Python's Spamalot." The Rialto has changed, he says.
Unlike film and TV, which honor their veterans by giving them awards and not returning their agents' phone calls, Broadway knows how to treat its living legends: It puts them to work.
In rumpled suit and shaggy haircut, lips clamped on a cigarette, fingers clutching a drink, Welsh thesp Geraint Wyn Davies channels the troubled spirit of his countryman, poet Dylan Thomas, who died…
The Irish Rep turns in an entirely respectable if not dazzling treatment of Oliver Goldsmith's endearingly eccentric 1773 comedy of manners "She Stoops to Conquer." Despite the bottlenecks that…
In content, style and venue, Stephen Schwartz's new tuner gives fair warning that it is no "Wicked." Nor is it anything like "Pippin," "Rags," "Godspell" or any of the composer-lyricist's other…
Teenagers are scary under the best of circumstances. But a 15-year-old girl who lives in a fantasy world at home and acts out sexually at school is downright terrifying. It takes an uncommonly…
Richard Kalinoski's earnest tearjerker, "Beast on the Moon," attempts to put a human face on the Armenian genocide by focusing on two youthful survivors of that 1915 atrocity who marry and settle…
Avant garde clowns Geoff Sobelle and Trey Lyford are back in town for a short spell with "All Wear Bowlers," their very clever and exceedingly weird showpiece about a pair of silent film clowns who…