The Oscars love to keep the look and feel of each telecast under wraps until showtime. The sets and even the show order are closely held secrets until shortly before the broadcast starts. For 2016…
At century's end, director-choreographer Susan Stroman and librettist John Weidman developed three stories-in-dance to preexisting recordings, and the resulting show,"Contact," glided away with Tony…
Derek McLane returns for his third Oscarcast after winning an Art Directors Guild Award and an Emmy for his sets for last year's show. But following up that success is "terrifying," he confesses…
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Gotham partygoers are used to celebs in their midst. So it was remarkable that at least one star made everyone go all gushy at the March 20 opening night party of Broadway's new "Breakfast at…
It’s like trying to ignore the elephant in the room, watching Richard Greenberg’s stage adaptation of Truman Capote’s 1958 novella Breakfast at Tiffany’s and trying not to think about Audrey…
Stars just wanna have fun. And who dares deny them their sport, when we're talking about high-profile thesps like Ethan Hawke and Vincent D'Onofrio, currently frolicking with the New Group in…
There's a secret -- a preposterous gift -- that is revealed near the end of Joanna Murray-Smith's play, and it's a real doozy.
Barbra Streisand will perform at the 85th annual Academy Awards on Feb. 24, headlining a ceremony that is rapidly filling with performances and music.
If you can overlook the absurdity of casting the ravishing Jessica Chastain as the plain and clumsy heroine of "The Heiress," Ruth and Augustus Goetz's 1947 stage adaptation of "Washington Square,"…
A healthy appetite for old-time rock 'n' roll is both necessary and sufficient to enjoy "Million Dollar Quartet," in which a fabled 1956 Sun Records jam session, featuring four indisputable legends…
What's this? A thoughtful, well-written domestic drama with something original to say about immigrant families living by old world values in a new world culture? Pinch me!