Off Broadway gets a worthy specimen of the socially conscious courtroom drama with "Murder in the First."
A talented cast and vigorous direction supply crowd-pleasing elements in this lively new musical.
Beale Street -- that mile-long black enclave leading east from the Mississippi, fabled as a home of the blues and cradle of rock 'n' roll -- is the vibrant setting as "Memphis explores America's…
A plethora of transcendent vocal artists gathered to celebrate the songs of award-winning tunesmiths Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz and to raise funds to support the venerable Los Angeles City…
Adapted from the contemporary tales of Deborah Eisenberg, Michael John LaChiusa's ambitious tuner "Little Fish" offers a musically compelling but thematically turgid glimpse into the life and times…
It's hardly a revelation that music in post-WWII America was as segregated as society. To tread this familiar turf, a show must have something special going for it: a compelling story, captivating…
Richard Nelson, a prolific playwright to begin with, is developing a new sideline in putting the big guns of modern literature on the musical stage. Nelson's version of James Joyce's story "The Dead"…
A mute cow, believe it or not, is the life of the party at Broadway's new "Into the Woods." This revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's 1987 musical isn't wholly dependent on its…