The Writers Guild of America has amped up its battle with NBC's documentary-reality operation Peacock Prods., taking its unionization case to Comcast/NBCU topper Stephen Burke.
Ayad Akhtar's play “Disgraced,” which preemed at Chicago's American Theater Company before an Off Broadway run at Lincoln Center Theater, has snagged the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for drama. Play, which…
Theater stints for William Friedkin, William Petersen and Amy Brenneman are on tap for the 2013-14 season at the Geffen Playhouse. Friedkin will direct the L.A. nonprofit's revival of Harold Pinter's…
"Rapture, Blister, Burn," Gina Gionfriddo's clever send-up of feminists on the ropes, has a neat comic throughline: Two friends who took divergent paths to happiness are now second-guessing their…
The Writers Guild of America East has announced 32 nominees for 10 two-year seats on its ruling council.
Gina Gionfriddo's "Becky Shaw" is a blithely cynical and devastatingly funny play about ... well, it's hard to say what the point of it is, exactly.
Short-play fests are mixed bags by nature, but despite scoring enough commercial success to warrant an extended run, Cherry Lane's "Vengeance" is more mixed than most, with five one-acts that range…
Manhattan Theater Club's "Doubt," New York Theater Workshop's "Hedda Gabler" and the commercially produced "Woman Before a Glass" at the Promenade Theater were the big winners Monday night at the…
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