The opening-night crowd at the Mark Taper Forum's opening of “Ma Rainey's Black Bottom” showed the esteem with which director Phylicia Rashad is held in Los Angeles. The guest list included Debbie…
“Jitney,” the August Wilson play about unlicensed cab drivers in the 1970s, will make its Broadway debut this season in a new production from Manhattan Theater Club, which has added the title to its…
It's been six months since the 2012-13 TV season's most polarizing episode of television aired — polarizing, sadly, for all the wrong reasons. But perhaps enough time has passed for it to be debated…
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Helmer Phylicia Rashad delivers a splendid revival of August Wilson's “Joe Turner's Come and Gone” at L.A.'s Mark Taper Forum. Thesps Keith David, Glynn Turman and John Douglas Thompson take a…
The Signature Theater Company's much-lauded revival of August Wilson's "The Piano Lesson" scored with four Lucille Lortel Awards at Off Broadway’s annual kudofest. The Playwrights Horizons staging of…
A new play by a Pulitzer winner and another by a fast-rising up-and-comer are among the brewing works tapped for development as part of the National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O'Neill…
It's an Off Broadway awards show, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of stars lined up for it: The roster of actors to score nominations for the 2013 Lucille Lortel Awards includes Jake…
Under Ruben Santiago-Hudson's flawless helming, a brilliant cast makes this 1987 play live and breathe and sing for a new generation.
The Mark Taper Forum's new season includes an August Wilson play directed by Phylicia Rashad, Bruce Norris' "A Parallelogram" and "What the Butler Saw" by Joe Orton.
August Wilson's "Gem of the Ocean" is a surefire crowdpleaser in the right hands, such as those of the Fountain Theater, which has produced a vigorous revival.
Pulitzer- and Tony-winning playwright August Wilson, whose epic 10-play cycle chronicled the black experience in 20th-century America, died Sunday of liver cancer at Swedish Hospital in Seattle. He…