"Hair" is back in a blistering, take-no-prisoners London update that lands the 1967 musical firmly in 2005. Purists may resist director Daniel Kramer's extensive rewrite of what, truth to tell, had…
Strands: The world premiere of a new Tom Stoppard play, as yet untitled but with a director onboard in Trevor Nunn, is heading for the Royal Court: An eight-week run is due to kick off in early June…
From "Doubt" to "Faith": Cherry Jones looks set to follow her Tony-winning perf in "Doubt" with a Broadway run later this season in Brian Friel's "Faith Healer."
Alfred Molina will star in the U.S. debut of "Howard Katz," the 2001 play from "Closer" scribe Patrick Marber. Play will bow Off Broadway at the Laura Pels Theater early in 2007.
Oscar-winning writer Julian Fellowes' directorial debut, "Separate Lies," was shot in and around London, including a scene at popular celebrity eatery, Le Caprice, around the corner from the Ritz.
Kevin Spacey has won two Oscars, but ask the 46-year-old actor where he feels most at home and his reply is the theater. "It's my primary allegiance and primary focus," says Spacey, who is entering…
"I study life," says Josh, the sullen focal point of Mike Leigh's first play in a dozen years. Is "Two Thousand Years" worth a two-year build-up? The answer depends on one's response to Leigh's…
The National Theater has announced another record year, with attendance across the 2004-05 season averaging 94% over 19 productions. The figure was up 3% from the already high previous season…
Violence continually invades the genial surrounds of Christopher Hampton's "The Philanthropist," a play about the limits of geniality to which the years have been very kind. Hampton's text gains…
Strands: "Billy Elliot" has a new boy, 14-year-old Leon Cooke, alternating in the title role from Sept. 19, replacing James Lomas, whose voice has dropped. (That happens.)