This smug but effective middlebrow crowdpleaser shrewdly mines its real-life material for laughs and righteous anger as well as tears.
Church Of England
The Salt Lake City, Utah station that doesn’t bring you “New Normal” or “Saturday Night Live” is also opting out of NBC’s frosh serial killer drama “Hannibal.” KSL-TV cited the level of violence in…
News of the tough West End financial climate in which most shows are struggling hasn't reached three that are bucking the trend.
Despite uneven attempts by the actors to inject the text with life, there's so much lumbering historical and religious exposition that only in the shorter second half does information approach drama.
"Every choice you make has its consequences." The choice that furious Sophie (Hayley Atwell) suddenly hurls at her bewildered lover Tom (Kyle Soller) at the opening of "The Faith Machine" is…
Mix of religious and sexual politics amounts to an unusually entertaining case of heroine addiction.
Oscar-winning helmer Danny Boyle and former National Theater artistic directors Peter Hall and Richard Eyre will stage plays at the U.K. drama powerhouse this season, a.d. Nicholas Hytner announced…
Public office vs. private lives, the right to choose, and a sex scandal threatening to derail political advancement … could a play be more modish?
Todd McCarthy: Deep Focus
Give English comedian Eddie Izzard full marks for one thing: There's no bloke like him. The self-described transvestite funnyman, whose singular, artful brand of humor has earned rave reviews, took…
Docudrama re-creating capture, imprisonment and final release of British and American hostages in mid-'80s Lebanon is a gripping effort, cleverly mixing news footage with top-flight thesping…
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