The Broadway revival of “The Color Purple,” nominated for four Tony Awards and probably on its way to winning at least one of them, is an impressive achievement by any measure. But it’s particularly…
The gestating musical version of “The Bridges of Madison County” has lined up its Broadway run, with the production inked in for a February opening at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater. Although this is…
LONDON — The tuner version of Alice Walker's "The Color Purple" will receive its European preem at London's Menier Chocolate Factory this summer in a new production helmed by John Doyle. Produced by…
New productions of Marx brothers tuner "Animal Crackers" and 2010 musical "Johnny Baseball" are among the titles joining "The Bridges of Madison County" on the 2013 slate at the Williamstown…
Playwrights, novelists and other scribes weigh in on the year's best screenplays
An elegant adaptation by Marsha Norman of a sweeping multi-decade novel.
The Kennedy Center has commissioned a new adaptation of author E.B. White's 1970 children's tale, "The Trumpet of the Swan," as an 80-minute reading accompanied by original music from Jason Robert…
An email brouhaha among some leading American playwrights and the O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Conn., has ended in a withdrawal and a truce.
The pet project of Jennifer Love Hewitt has many positive attributes, from Frances Fisher's stirring turn as Hepburn's mother to Marsha Norman's graceful and engaging script; also, "The Audrey…