Daniel Schechter's sly, cleverly plotted caper reps a fitting memorial to the late Elmore Leonard.
Elmore Leonard, the bestselling novelist whose works were adapted into numerous films, including "Get Shorty," "Jackie Brown," "Out of Sight" and "3:10 to Yuma," and who also penned original…
David Mamet, nominated for both writing and directing "Phil Spector" for HBO, initially resisted examining the wacky recording magnate to be played by Al Pacino. "I went kicking and screaming, the…
David Mamet's trifle "November" suddenly looks like a political classic compared to Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn's "Yes, Prime Minister." Recycled and updated from a U.K.TV series, this stage comedy…
From the comically defined opening to the sadness of the final scene, the hallmark of Richard Eyre's revival of "Quartermaine's Terms" is the detail he teases out of his actors.
"The Turn of the Screw" is a story with ghosts, which is not the same thing as a ghost story.
Telling the puzzling story of doomed poet Edward Thomas who died in World War One, playwright Nick Dear abandons constricting chronology and uses multiple and contradictory narrators.
Fresh off his critically acclaimed turn in Sundance's audience award winner "The Surrogate," John Hawkes has committed to star opposite Yasiin Bey in the Elmore Leonard adaptation "Switch," from…
When times are tough, the tough write poetry. And let's face it, nobody writes poetry like the Irish.
Five years ago, actor Stephen Dillane and U.S. director Travis Preston co-created a hit one-man "Macbeth" at this address.
A most pleasant and popular -- if medically dubious -- means of "curing" that quintessential 19th century women's ailment, hysteria, provides the hook in Sarah Ruhl's "In the Next Room (or the…