There must be a lot of Lucy Thurber-envy going around Gotham, given the ambitious five-play retrospective of her work being produced by Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and running concurrently in…
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Michelle Williams has signed on to tackle the role of Sally Bowles in the Roundabout Theater Company's upcoming Broadway revival of “Cabaret” -- and it's been long enough since her last legit…
Commercial Off Broadway productions are falling into place for theater-district runs this fall, with Dr. Ruth bio "Becoming Dr. Ruth" locked in for a run at the Westside Theater and downtown…
The Mark Taper Forum at L.A.'s Center Theater Group has lined up its 2014 season with a couple of world preems that legiters in Gotham and beyond will likely keep an eye on. Among the titles on the…
Helmer Phylicia Rashad delivers a splendid revival of August Wilson's “Joe Turner's Come and Gone” at L.A.'s Mark Taper Forum. Thesps Keith David, Glynn Turman and John Douglas Thompson take a…
Great storytelling has returned to the theater with a vengeance. Nina Raine's “Tribes,” being given its West Coast premiere at the Taper, is one of several new plays presented here that reject the…
The Mark Taper Forum's new season includes an August Wilson play directed by Phylicia Rashad, Bruce Norris' "A Parallelogram" and "What the Butler Saw" by Joe Orton.
The Pulitzer Prize winning play is a coruscating exploration of how we talk and think about race in America.
Michael Arabian's stunning revival never wears the play's international reputation on its sleeve. The result? It's difficult to imagine a funnier or more moving "Godot" anytime, anyplace.
In Sophocles' "Electra," the tormented heroine is obsessed with murdering her mother, and her mother's lover, to punish them for cold-bloodedly killing her beloved father. Luis Alfaro has updated the…