"Secondhand Lions," the 2003 New Line Cinema pic that inspired the stage musical now getting its world premiere from Seattle's 5th Avenue Theater, got knocked by critics for being schmaltzy and a…
The Vineyard polishes its rep as an incubator of offbeat plays by eccentric playwrights with “Somewhere Fun,” another highwire act in twisted linguistics from Jenny Schwartz. Grande dame thesps Kate…
Broadway box office slipped in the wake of Memorial Day weekend, with most shows on the boards reporting declines for the first week of the 2013-14 season. With overall attendance down, it helped to…
New plays by filmmaker Douglas McGrath and playwrights Rajiv Joseph and Jenny Schwartz are on tap for the 2012-13 season at Off Broadway's Vineyard Theater.
"Smashed" is an affecting and immersive addiction drama about the unforeseen pitfalls along the road to recovery.
The Hans Christian Andersen tuner "My Fairytale" distills the kidlit genius' oeuvre into a satisfying narrative brimming with style and color, puppetry and pageant.
Jeremy Davidson and Jefferson Mays are among the thesps signed on for Lincoln Center Theater's Off Broadway bow of J.T. Rogers' play "Blood and Gifts."
Hans Zimmer, Oscar-winning composer of "The Lion King" and one of film's most sought-after composers, has jumped ship from the Gorfaine-Schwartz agency to WME.
Jenny Schwartz came to playwriting through a side door, having received her master's in direction from Columbia U.
The Sundance Institute theater program has announced the selection of five playwrights and one composer for its 2008 retreat at the Ucross Foundation in Wyoming. "Jack Goes Boating" playwright Bob…
Garnished with a mini-mystery and web-friendly component, this series has a modest chance to catch on.