There are no surprises -- just lots of good, old-fashioned scenery chewing -- in John Wells' splendid film version of Tracy Letts' acid-tongued Broadway triumph.
Avner Garbi, an Israeli actor and director who co-founded the Jewish Repertory Theater in Gotham and was a founding member of the West Coast Ensemble, died May 22 in Los Angeles. He was 70. Garbi was…
Great storytelling has returned to the theater with a vengeance. Nina Raine's “Tribes,” being given its West Coast premiere at the Taper, is one of several new plays presented here that reject the…
Production expertly plants the seeds of tragedy while making every moment seem unpredictable.
Pairing Arthur Miller's probing social realism with Brit director Simon McBurney's multidisciplinary experimental approach was a gamble, but the payoff in "All My Sons" is considerable.
Time has a way of giving older, once-dismissed plays new relevance and a second chance at success. But it also can underscore problems intrinsic to the work from the start. Such is the case with…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
One of the most frequently produced of contemporary plays but never before filmed in English, Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" doesn't emerge onscreen with its full impact intact. This handsomely…