Who'd have thought that the Rude Mechanicals would rescue a floundering production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and turn it into a giddy delight? Galvanized by Danny Burstein's open-hearted…
Hugh Jackman has been touting his upcoming Broadway tuner "Houdini" from "The Wolverine" red carpets, and even if definite plans are far from finalized, the possible 2014 bow mentioned by the thesp…
The nominations for the 2013 Tony Awards shaped up into a head-to-head battle between drag queens and little girls, with musical "Kinky Boots" leading the pack with 13 noms and "Matilda," with 12…
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Tom Hanks is a natural. Although he hasn’t trod the boards in years, the affable movie star takes to the stage like a fish to water in “Lucky Guy,” Nora Ephron’s affectionate nostalgia piece about…
"Catch Me if You Can" arrives at the Pantages without the star energy of its original Broadway leads.
Las Vegas — Sure, Robert De Niro is recognized for his work in the film biz, but he's got a parallel career that's just as thriving: that of restaurateur/hotelier. De Niro is co-founder of the Nobu…
Katie Holmes is ideally cast in "Dead Accounts." Not because she's that Katie Holmes, but because the fresh-faced star effortlessly projects the Midwestern virtues of honesty and moral integrity that…
Jim Parsons aims to charm the pants off us by giving Elwood P. Dowd an air of sweet serenity, but the vacancy behind his bland facial expressions has a chilling effect.
It's true that "The Normal Heart," Larry Kramer's fiery 1985 docu-like drama about the AIDS pandemic, suffers from agit-prop agita, even in this first-rate production starring Joe Mantello and Ellen…
Both scribe John Guare and helmer George C. Wolfe have undermined the play's grand historical sweep.