CBS was understandably giddy when "Under the Dome" opened to eye-opening ratings, and proceeded to hold on well. Not only had the network taken a big swing outside its wheelhouse, but it scored a…
In The Next Room
Subtract the kidnapping, and "Labor Day" depicts the most romantic long weekend a divorced hausfrau could hope for, as a swarthy stranger waltzes into her life, passing the time by fixing her car…
Jimmy Fallon has been able to persuade Bruce Springsteen to sing "Whip My Hair" and President Obama to "slow jam the news." He's the Everyfan who loves to celebrate, not skewer, pop culture. He's not…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
"The Writers' Room" is a great idea, and a logical, inexpensive fit for a second-tier channel like Sundance, eager to generate street cred within the industry while connecting with committed TV fans…
In Richard Nelson’s new play, “Nikolai and the Others,” George Balanchine, Igor Stravinsky, Maria Tallchief and a full complement of other notable Russian emigres spend a Chekhovian weekend together…
Christmas is always a good time to go crazy, even for a young expat couple living the sweet life in Paris. The unnerving play “Belleville,” from white-hot legit scribe Amy Herzog, is a daring…
"Dear Elizabeth," which gets its world premiere at Yale Repertory Theater, playwright Sarah Ruhl ("The Clean House," "In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play"), frequent helmer-collaborator Les Waters…
U.S. dramatist Sarah Ruhl beat Brit competish to win the top play prize for "In the Next Room (or the Vibrator Play)" at the 2012 Theater Awards U.K., presented at London's Guildhall.
Matt Ross' "28 Hotel Rooms" flirts with erotic and cinematic possibilities in examining a long-distance affair that starts with casual sex and grows to emotional involvement over a number of years.
Tanya Wexler's "Hysteria" feels much like what would result if one took the conceptual gist of Sara Ruhl's sublimely witty play "In the Next Room."
It was a very tough room. ICM's youngest and brightest gathered in a conference room at the tenpercentery's Century City office last month to present the major networks' new fall lineups -- a few…