A Chinese restaurant deliveryman who speaks limited English is trapped in an elevator for 81 hours. This might not sound like the most natural hero for a musical, but "Stuck Elevator," getting a…
American Conservatory Theater
Heidi Helen Davis, a director, actress and teacher of those arts known for her work at Los Angeles' Theatricum Botanicum, Mark Taper Forum, East West Players and Ensemble Studio Theater, died Dec. 15…
Morris Panych's "Vigil" sneaks up on you. At the outset it's peggable as a snarky black comedy. The baiting is borderline ugly, though the laughs come fast and furious. Suddenly, just about when…
"Stage Left" posits the San Francisco Bay Area as a particularly rich breeding ground for the artistically and politically progressive in post-WWII American theater.
Beth Behrs didn't have to study for her role as a waitress in CBS' new Monday comedy "2 Broke Girls." Between Hollywood auditions, she had worked at Chili's. "I dropped a whole plate of beers on a…
A hybrid dance-theater souffle that's slow to rise.
British poet Christopher Logue's modernist adaptation of "The Iliad" provides unusually vivid and engaging language in writer-director Lillian Groag's adaptation for ACT. But whether "War Music"…
American Conservatory Theater artistic director Carey Perloff has been knighted by the French government. Appointed Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, she received the honor for…
Its surprisingly successful transfer from Off Broadway to Broadway itself still left open the question of whether regional theatergoers would embrace a tuner so wholly ironic. But while "Urinetown"…