Wouldn’t we all kill to be invited to a dinner party at Sue Mengers’? But, as Bette Midler puts it so plainly to the auds at her solo show, “Of course I would ask you to stay but … well … look at…
With James Bond adventure "Skyfall" taking in more than $1 billion, scribe John Logan could be sitting on his laurels, especially since inking the deal to write the next two Bonds and having already…
Bette Midler has confirmed a toplining stint in John Logan's new solo play "I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers," bowing on Broadway in a world preem production to be helmed by Joe Mantello…
Helmer Joe Mantello did a savvy job of recasting "Other Desert Cities" for its Broadway transfer.
It's true that "The Normal Heart," Larry Kramer's fiery 1985 docu-like drama about the AIDS pandemic, suffers from agit-prop agita, even in this first-rate production starring Joe Mantello and Ellen…
Mysterious play is so cleverly constructed (and subtly helmed by Joe Mantello) that the nature and depth of the problem isn't revealed until the last shattering scene.
Genuinely interesting characters are endowed with enough intelligence and wit to turn their domestic crisis into crackling drama.
Joe Mantello's Broadway production of "Take Me Out" takes the West Coast -- albeit with a near-complete change of cast -- in this hardy edition presented under Seattle Rep's auspices. Neither that…
Refreshing in its unpretentious honesty, sometimes potent in exposing unnecessary shame and horrid violence and filled with a cathartic humor, Eve Ensler's compilation of monologues about female…
A potential battle is brewing between directors and playwrights over the thorny issue of copyright control.
Jon Robin Baitz's heavily revised 1984 anti-Hollywood comedy "Mizlansky/Zilinsky or 'Schmucks' " provides Nathan Lane with yet another in the actor's ever-growing repertoire of showcase roles…