It was a best-selling novel and a profitable film, but Iris Rainer Dart's tear-jerker, "Beaches," struggles to find a footing as a compelling musical in its premiere at Arlington, Va.'s Signature…
With a West End revival bowing in May and a smaller-scale, stand-alone production now running at the D.C. area's Signature Theater, the 1989 mega musical, often mentioned in the same breath as "Les…
Who needs a helicopter anyway? In an inventive and satisfying remount of the tuner "Miss Saigon" for its 275-seat main stage, Arlington, Va.'s, Signature Theater turns the theatrical spectacle into…
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Jenna Segal, a former production development exec at MTV, Nickelodeon and VH1, is pulling together her first Broadway project as a lead producer, tapping a team of creatives for a revival of Lerner…
Often, writer-director-actor Eric Schaeffer's work has distant echoes of Woody Allen's, and so it is in "After Fall, Winter," at least inasmuch as it sets his hero wandering nighttime Paris streets…
The Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's "Follies," when done right, is one of the glories of the American musical. The new revival, a transfer from the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., is…
The lavish and entirely satisfying production includes a full orchestra, eye-popping designs and a 40-person cast headed by Bernadette Peters.
A 17-years-later sequel to "My Life's in Turnaround," "They're Out of the Business" similarly conflates fact and fiction.
A mostly satisfying production that fills every inch of the intimate Max stage with the rich sounds of angst and opportunism.
It's high time that Signature Theater a.d. Eric Schaeffer took on the challenge of "Chess."
Les Miserables" as an intimate theatrical experience? Quelle fantaisie! The iconic tuner that essentially ushered in the musical-as-spectacle genre has been stripped of its elaborate accessories by…