There must be a lot of Lucy Thurber-envy going around Gotham, given the ambitious five-play retrospective of her work being produced by Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and running concurrently in…
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
Michelle Williams has signed on to tackle the role of Sally Bowles in the Roundabout Theater Company's upcoming Broadway revival of “Cabaret” -- and it's been long enough since her last legit…
"Buyer & Cellar" came to Jonathan Tolins in a flash of inspiration when he got his hands on Barbra Streisand's coffee-table extravaganza, "My Passion for Design." Solo piece, lovingly played by "Ugly…
Kwame Kwei-Armah's play "Beneatha's Place" has turned legit industry heads as part of an ambitious project at Baltimore's Center Stage, which is presenting the new title, inspired by "A Raisin in the…
Watching Vanessa Redgrave submerge herself in a role is a little like watching someone drown, so total is her immersion into character. Her self-sacrifice in this Rattlestick presentation of "The…
Jeremy Strong, who will next play assassin Lee Harvey Oswald in the JFK-themed pic "Parkland," is already caught in the middle of two awards juggernauts based on historical events.
Love must be blind. How else to explain Rattlestick's infatuation with "A Summer Day," a peculiar piece by Jon Fosse that returns Karen Allen, beloved heroine of Steven Spielberg's Indiana Jones…
New York City was junkie heaven (and hell) in the 1970s, an era that Dael Orlandersmith views from an unconventional perspective in "Horsedreams."
Jesse Eisenberg has written himself a juicy acting role in "Asuncion" as an idealistic social reformer whose intellectual pretensions make him the exact opposite of Mark Zuckerberg, the scary-cool…
Annie Baker and her two plays from the 2009-10 season were recurring themes at the 55th annual Obie Awards.
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