Broadway observers can be forgiven for being skeptical when Disney Theatrical Prods. says it's taking a wait-and-see attitude toward the latest Mouse House-affiliated stage outing, "The Jungle Book."
With a history of infusing classic tales with fresh theatricality, auteur-director Mary Zimmerman ("Metamorphoses") is both a natural choice to adapt a Disney film to the stage and a nearly…
With musicals "After Midnight" and "A Night with Janis Joplin" now booked for fall runs, Broadway's singing a familiar song. A whole slew of them, in fact. Catalog musicals -- that is, tuners with…
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It's really hard to pull off a production style that says: “Yoo-hoo, I'm being ironic here!” without patronizing or caricaturing its targets of irony. Todd Haynes executed this risky directorial…
Susan Stroman's staging of John Kander and Fred Ebb's "The Scottsboro Boys" finally comes to L.A.'s Ahmanson Theater after stints on Broadway, San Diego and elsewhere. Although most of the Broadway…
It is Dead Lady Singers Week in the Southland. Tracie Bennett opens Wednesday night as Judy Garland in “End of the Rainbow” at the Ahmanson. And Mary Bridget Davies essays the late, great rocker in…
Early productions for two Hollywood-title tuners -- "Secondhand Lions" and "The Jungle Book" -- and the world premiere of a musical bound for New York are among the slew of notable productions to…
World premieres by Rebecca Gilman and Seth Bockley, a new play by Tracey Scott Wilson, a new revival of tuner "Brigadoon" and a production of Mary Zimmerman's "The White Snake" are among the titles…
Mary Zimmerman's latest adaptation finds her inventive stagecraft as alluring as ever, and by the end, this Buddhist fable achieves its own poetic gravitas.
This highly anticipated Goodman Theater production of the Leonard Bernstein musical "Candide," opens an exciting new chapter in the storied but not smooth history of this title. Zimmerman has adapted…