The formula for a family-reunion play goes like this: Multiple generations of a clan get together for a holiday, air their dirty laundry at dinner, start fighting over dessert and at the end of the…
The kids are all right. That’s the takeaway from “Romeo and Juliet,” with movie heartthrob Orlando Bloom and ingenue stunner Condola Rashad as Shakespeare’s star-cross’d lovers. The interracial…
Tony contenders including tuner "Matilda" and play "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" were among the titles to emerge as winners at the 2013 Drama Desk Awards. "Matilda" led the pack with a total…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Score one for the underdog: Short-lived Broadway musical "Hands on a Hardbody" led the Broadway pack of nominations for the Drama Desk Awards, with the tuner racking up nine nods and tying with Off…
The "Romeo and Juliet" that arrives on Broadway next season starring Orlando Bloom may be the first Main Stem staging of the Shakespeare play since 1986 — but it's not the first production of the…
Katie Holmes is ideally cast in "Dead Accounts." Not because she's that Katie Holmes, but because the fresh-faced star effortlessly projects the Midwestern virtues of honesty and moral integrity that…
Primary Stages' Off Broadway production of "Harrison, TX: Three Plays by Horton Foote" has lined up a cast that includes the scribe's daughter, Hallie Foote, and recent Tony nominee Jayne Houdyshell.
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…
A dainty fable about the limits of language in matters of the heart.
Musical has magical blend of old-fashioned storytelling, fantasy, tight plotting and sly humor.
Staged in a nest of pianos with Jayne Houdyshell as the eponymous 9-year-old protag and Greenspan in drag as the otherworldly villain who turns Coraline's family life into a waking nightmare, the…