LONDON -- James McAvoy ("Atonement") will lead a new West End production of "Macbeth," adding to the burgeoning number of star-driven productions with Vanessa Redgrave, James Earl Jones and Kim…
Double Olivier-winner Zoe Wanamaker will headline a West End revival of "Passion Play," Peter Nichols's 1981 marital comedy of adultery and alter egos, next spring.
TORONTO -- Austin's Drafthouse Films, the distribution arm of the Alamo Drafthouse theater chain, has inked a deal with Toronto-based FilmsWeLike, which will become the exclusive distributor of…
New Haven's annual Intl. Festival of Arts & Ideas has taken a bold step in commissioning its first opera. And even if the end result, "Phantom Palace," is less than compelling, festival director Mary…
Joan Vail Thorne's play "The Exact Center of the Universe" closes Jan. 9 at the Century Theater after a run of 143 performances at the Off Broadway Union Square venue. Lead producers Elsa Daspin Haft…
Bruno Barreto's "Four Days in September" is a scrupulously even-handed account of the 1969 kidnapping of the U.S. ambassador to Brazil by left-wing revolutionaries. Everyone has his reasons, and…
Edward A. Blatt, 88, a theater and film director, writer and producer, died Feb. 12 of a heart attack. He directed John Garfield and Sidney Greenstreet in the 1943 film “Between Two Worlds.” Born in…
"North by Northwest" is the Alfred Hitchcock mixture - suspense, intrigue, comedy, humor. Seldom has the concoction been served up so delectably. Hitchcock uses actual locations - the Plaza in New…