In Pasadena Playhouse's current “One Night With Janis Joplin,” at least Mary Bridget Davies tries to replicate the late rocker when she was in her prime -- and comes close. Tracie Bennett in Peter…
It's the end for Broadway's "End of the Rainbow," with the Judy Garland bio-play set to close on the Rialto Aug. 19.
Back around the turn of the millennium, it was not unusual for Broadway to go for months without a new play on its many boards. The rise of the nonprofits helped there, but the oft-raised fear was…
In "End of the Rainbow," wannabe manager Mickey Deans (Tom Pelphrey) withholds pills and booze from Judy Garland (Tracie Bennett), doles them out to get her through a performance, and finally…
The National Theater leads the pack with 17 nominations in the Society of London Theaters' newly relaunched Olivier Awards, set to take place at the Theater Royal Drury Lane on March 13.
Bennett plays Garland not just toward the end of her career but at the end of her cajoling, caressing, snarling, weeping, and rampaging her way through the nightmare that was Garland's five-week…
A glorious theatrical subject is more or less squandered in author Peter Quilter's lame tribute to the squeaky soprano du jour, Florence Foster Jenkins, "Glorious!" Play seems intended first as a…
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