How do you turn an analysis of contemporary East/West politics into a smart-mouthed, sharply paced drama? Pour it into a convincing thriller plot. That's what Lucy Kirkwood has done in her seriously…
"The Turn of the Screw" is a story with ghosts, which is not the same thing as a ghost story.
Michael Attenborough, a.d. of the Almeida Theater, will step down from his post in spring 2013.
Two-time Tony winner Jonathan Pryce (“Miss Saigon”) will play the title role in “King Lear,” the climax of the 2012 slate at London's Almeida Theater. Lineup also includes a world premiere and a new…
It's a tantalizing proposition: John Tiffany, helmer of the world-conquering "Black Watch," teaming with Ian McDiarmid, vet actor and former director of London's Almeida Theater, on an adaptation of…
Don't be misled by the black-clad presence of the ever-androgynous Kathryn Hunter in "Whistling Psyche," the Sebastian Barry script now being enacted at the Almeida Theater. Auds may flock, drawn by…
Not every dysfunctional family drama contains lines like, "It is art to fly speech in the air," but Joanna Laurens' Almeida Theater entry "Five Gold Rings" has loftier things in mind than the mere…
Say what you will about Ian McDiarmid, this gifted actor does nothing by halves. The sense of a boundless, even manic, extroversion bursting his wiry framehas long been a McDiarmid-Almeida Theater…
Parents were really taking it on the chin last week, at least on New York stages. They even got their own play, whose title leads this column, though on the marquee of the Barrymore Theater it says…
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