Show starring Daniel Radcliffe emerges as a riotous evening of first-rate ensemble acting.
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Susan Stroman's staging of John Kander and Fred Ebb's "The Scottsboro Boys" finally comes to L.A.'s Ahmanson Theater after stints on Broadway, San Diego and elsewhere. Although most of the Broadway…
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…
Kwame Kwei-Armah's play "Beneatha's Place" has turned legit industry heads as part of an ambitious project at Baltimore's Center Stage, which is presenting the new title, inspired by "A Raisin in the…
The producers of “Flashdance the Musical” have “postponed” their plans to bring the show to Broadway this summer. The new tuner, based on the Adrian Lyne-helmed pic, opened in January in Pittsburgh…
"I resent this levity, sir." So says besuited neatnik John Simm as Gibbs, who has just been accused of plotting to murder his boss. That his line and plight are met with raucous laughter is…
New musical "Big Fish" has a high-class problem. In the six months between the end of this Chicago tryout and its Broadway launch in September, creatives need to resist tampering too much with…
Lincoln Center Theater’s stunning production of Douglas Carter Beane’s “The Nance” is a textbook example of how to put on a classy show. It helps to have a bona fide (and certifiably bankable) star…
Never underestimate the power of a good-bad musical, which can make consenting adults yearn to be dancing queens and adolescent witches and, in the case of "Kinky Boots," drag queens in…
Once is not enough: "Once" is that rare kind of musical which theater lovers will want to see again.
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