Sadie Thompson, that naughty lady of Pago-Pago, has had the struggle over her soul dramatized innumerable times on stage and screen since Somerset Maugham created her in his 1921 short story “Rain.”…
Michael John Lachiusa
It's an Off Broadway awards show, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of stars lined up for it: The roster of actors to score nominations for the 2013 Lucille Lortel Awards includes Jake…
While not yet quite ready for the presumably hoped-for jump uptown, this engrossing musical is already pretty swell.
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Thanks to the immodestly talented Michele Pawk and Julio Monge, it all goes down smooth, though the physical production is overscaled, and both theme and characters start to evaporate in the mind…
Horror movie satire plays like a Christopher Durang retread with lower stakes and inferior jokes.
Anna Edson Taylor, a struggling 63-year-old schoolteacher, threw caution to the wind in 1901, plunged over Niagara Falls in a barrel and lived to tell about it.
Legit agent Peter Hagan has joined Abrams Artists, bringing with him a roster of clients including Garry Hines, Walter Bobbie, Beth Henley, Lynn Nottage and Horton Foote.
Three new half-hour musicals, featuring such Broadway talents as Victoria Clark, Barbara Walsh and Michael John LaChiusa, for a mere 20 bucks? That would sound like quite a bargain, and it turns out…
Adapted from the contemporary tales of Deborah Eisenberg, Michael John LaChiusa's ambitious tuner "Little Fish" offers a musically compelling but thematically turgid glimpse into the life and times…
Poor Audra McDonald. The four-time Tony winner has worked herself into a position where audiences arrive at her appearances expecting nothing short of absolute perfection. The magic of McDonald is…
Federico Garcia Lorca's simmering drama "The House of Bernarda Alba" has been subjected to an unnecessary musicalization by the ubiquitous Michael John LaChiusa. However, there's less in this…