John McMartin, the Broadway veteran who created roles in landmark musicals including “Sweet Charity” and “Follies,” had died. He was 86. The death of the longtime actor, whose face was familiar to TV…
You don’t have to be British to lose your composure and howl with laughter at “The Explorers,” a witty spoof of all those bold Victorian adventurers who ravaged foreign lands and annihilated…
"Sister Act" leads the pack of Outer Critics Circle Awards nominations with nine noms (including new Broadway musical), coming in just ahead of the revival of "Anything Goes," which picked up eight.
Both scribe John Guare and helmer George C. Wolfe have undermined the play's grand historical sweep.
Theater is like cookery: You have all the right ingredients but sometimes the souffle won't rise.
Call it "The Visit" revisited. The final production of the Signature Theater's Kander and Ebb festival is an extensive overhaul of the 2001 tuner that premiered at Chicago's Goodman Theater to mixed…
The summer's foodie mini-genre continues with "No Reservations," in which the wizard in the kitchen is not a rat but Catherine Zeta-Jones as an uber-chef made to see there's more to life than foie…
As "Little" Edie Beale observes in "Grey Gardens," "It's very difficult to keep the line between the past and the present." When this emotionally trenchant musical premiered to wide praise Off…
In his sweet and civilized memoir of a 16-year-old boy in rebellion against the stuffy values of his upper-middle-class family, prolific scribe A.R. Gurney deftly sidesteps the deathtrap of…
Admirers of David and Albert Maysles' haunting 1975 documentary "Grey Gardens" tend toward worship. Exploring the backstory behind its portrait of "Little" Edie Beale and her mother, Edith Bouvier…
There's gotta be something better than this," sing the dance hall girls in "Sweet Charity," but folks at Avery Fisher Hall for the star-drenched benefit performance of the 1966 musical would be…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History