Bizarre but true: For all its raucous soul sound, "The Commitments" turns out to be a reinvention of old-fashioned Mickey-and-Judy musicals. But where they "put the show on right here," this is Roddy…
If theater owners are the most powerful figures on Broadway, then there's a new power player in town. The purchase this week of Broadway's largest venue, the 1,930-seat Foxwoods, reps the first real…
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LONDON -- If you can't beat 'em, take their business model.
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Brit director Jamie Lloyd portrays Cyrano as a swashbuckling military leader with the same lusty appetites as his soldiers.
A traditional presentation but with none of the stuffiness that description might imply.
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