The U.K. theater company 1927 has a knack for prescience. The troupe's last show, "The Animals and the Children Took to the Streets," preempted the London riots. Now, days after Stephen Hawking…
Early on in Lisa D'Amour's New Orleans-set play, "Airline Highway," a character is asked whether he has ever been to Jazz Fest, a big-time tourist attraction for the city. After pondering for a…
Using stop-motion animation to cleverly create the feel of a holiday-special throwback, "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas" -- derived from the Will Ferrell movie and subsequent musical -- turns out to…
Feeling blue? A little down in the dumps? Well, put down that straight razor and head over to the Barrow Street Theater, where a pudgy Brit comedian named Jonny Donahoe will give you a million…
Will Gluck's overblown yet undernourished 21st Century version of "Annie" feels more like a facelift than an update.
Few helmers deserve the title "maverick" as much as Gust Van den Berghe, whose ceaseless experimentation has come up with "Tondoscope," a new round format shot via an optical cone-shaped mirror.
Peruvian cuisine's global popularity has no more vocal champion than Gaston Acurio, restaurateur extraordinaire and subject of Patricia Perez's worshipful, mouth-watering docu.
Goran Hugo Olsson doesn't make documentaries so much as incendiary devices, diving deep into Swedish film archives for vintage clips that have sat like so much undetonated ordnance all these years…
North Korea can rest easy: America comes off looking at least as bad as the DPRK in "The Interview," an alleged satire that's about as funny as a Communist food shortage, and just as protracted.
They say the past is a foreign country. "Cats" makes it seem like a different species as well. Back in the West End after a 12-year absence, and boosted at the box office by a star turn from Pussycat…