Let’s be honest: Nobody in the theater industry wants to sit through another production of Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie.” And for a long time, that included the cast members of the…
Tennessee Williams Award
There are no surprises — just lots of good, old-fashioned scenery chewing — in John Wells' splendid film version of Tracy Letts' acid-tongued Broadway triumph.
Shirley Herz, the storied Broadway press agent, died of complications from a stroke Aug. 11 in New York. She was 87. Herz, who suffered the stroke July 18, repped close to 100 Broadway productions…
With the legit producing landscape and the nation's network of nonprofit theaters evolving in major ways over the years, the 37-year-old Humana Festival of New American Plays may not occupy the same…
If Hollywood pundits think the producers of the Academy Awards have a tough job putting on a good TV show, consider the plight of those in charge of the Tony telecast.
Ben Poole’s “Americatown” and Will Simmons’ “Murder City,” both of which made the 2012 Black List, are now part of Aldamisa Entertainment’s development slate. The two-year-old…
The Humane Society’s Genesis Awards recognized “The Colbert Report,” Drew Barrymore starring feature “Big Miracle,” “Rock Center With Brian Williams,” David E. Kelly’s “Harry’s Law,” Discovery…
Great storytelling has returned to the theater with a vengeance. Nina Raine's “Tribes,” being given its West Coast premiere at the Taper, is one of several new plays presented here that reject the…
The Sundance Institute's Theater Program will present its inaugural Tennesee Williams Award to playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, the scribe whose latest play will bow later this spring at the Humana…
Helmer Laurie Sansom has been appointed a.d. of the National Theater of Scotland, following the departure of founder-director Vicky Featherstone, who takes up the helm at London's Royal Court in…
Reviving Tennessee Williams' problematical 1963 play "The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore" is like bankrolling a political campaign.
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