Off Broadway’s Playwrights Horizons is justifiably celebrated for its impressive 44-year record of supporting American playwrights. So it’s awkward to be heaping praise on the sterling work of…
Ninety minutes is the preferred running time for most new plays these days. But it's just not enough for what Marco Ramirez attempts with “The Royale,” now being given its world premiere at the Kirk…
Early productions for two Hollywood-title tuners — "Secondhand Lions" and "The Jungle Book" — and the world premiere of a musical bound for New York are among the slew of notable productions to wash…
Roundabout Theater Company is promoting from within, tapping its well-received small-scale production of "Bad Jews" to move up to the org's larger Off Broadway space for a run that begins in the fall.
Credit set designer Laura Jellinek for a nice piece of deceptive visual design. Her abstract white set makes "What Rhymes With America" look like the avant-garde piece that scribe Melissa James…
"Bad Jews" is a biting comedy in which the grandchildren of a Holocaust survivor observe shiva by fighting over who is most deserving of the religious artifact that was his prize possession.
A trio of Off Broadway outings have booked their casts, with Sarah Paulson set to star in "Talley's Folley," Chris Bauer and Da'Vine Joy Randolph tapped for "What Rhymes With America" and Frankie R…
Legit manager Mark Subias, who reps a slew of Gotham's younger stage scribes and helmers, has jumped to UTA, where he'll aim to expand the tenpercentery's New York-based theater department while…
Showcases aren't just for hungry producers sniffing around for fresh material; they can also help emerging playwrights spot the flaws in their works-in-progress.
The kind of flashy project that resident theater companies love to play with.