Matt Wolf

Review: 'Paul'


The red states won't exactly be lining up to produce "Paul," Howard Brenton's unapologetically secular play about Saul of Tarsus who became Paul the Apostle. But nor will those Britons busy…

Review: 'Translations'


Language in all its joy -- and terror -- is the abiding topic of "Translations," the masterful Brian Friel play that speaks to audiences now more than ever, even in an imperfect production.


Review: 'Glorious!'


A glorious theatrical subject is more or less squandered in author Peter Quilter's lame tribute to the squeaky soprano du jour, Florence Foster Jenkins, "Glorious!" Play seems intended first as a…

Revivals meet kudo Standard


Brian Dennehy, winner of two Tonys, was nominated Thursday for the actor prize at the Evening Standard Theater Awards, while two revivals of Friedrich Schiller plays drew four nominations between…

Lloyd Webber has full house


Andrew Lloyd Webber is taking complete ownership of London's premier musical venues. The composer told Daily Variety on Sunday that he is buying out the 50% share of Really Useful Theaters previously…

Review: 'As You Desire Me'


If you're going to have a face stare the audience down, who better than Kristin Scott Thomas, the radiant talent whose visage appears on the frontcloth for "As You Desire Me"? Director Jonathan Kent…

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