A pulverizing steroidal farce based on a bizarre-but-true kidnapping-and-murder case
The four little girls who alternate in the title role of the Broadway musical "Matilda" — including Sophia Gennusa, whose name was picked from a hat to perform on opening — had a 10:45pm curfew, but…
The New York transfer of U.K. musical “Matilda” opened April 11 at Broadway’s Shubert Theater. The following is David Benedict’s review (Daily Variety, Dec. 13, 2010) of the London production, with…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Hotly-tipped hit "Matilda -- the Musical" won seven Olivier Awards including the top musical laurel, breaking the record for the biggest number of wins in the history of London's annual legit…
"People v. the State of Illusion" provides author Austin Vickers a glossy illustrated lecture to propagate his motivational message that we can escape our personal "prisons" through fundamental…
Being dated is absolutely not a problem for Matthew Warchus's smart revival of Ira Levin's 1978 hit.
This ebullient revival of David Hirson's "La Bete" is largely a winner.
Revival's structural ingenuity is matched by an exceptional cast.
Examining how the straitjacket of civilized society can barely contain the primitive beast within,"God of Carnage" picks an easy target in the complacent bourgeoisie. But the savagery of its…
"Don't you love farce?" That's the question, famously and ironically posed by Stephen Sondheim in his most popular song, "Send in the Clowns." It's also the question the U.S. producers of Broadway's…
"Preaching to the Choir" is an awkward, well-intentioned dramedy about hip-hop and gospel, the sacred and profane, the city and the country and the young and the old. With original music by…