"Secondhand Lions," the 2003 New Line Cinema pic that inspired the stage musical now getting its world premiere from Seattle's 5th Avenue Theater, got knocked by critics for being schmaltzy and a…
A commercial transfer of the American Repertory Theater’s revival of Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie,” which premiered earlier this year Cambridge, Mass., opened on Broadway Sept. 26. The…
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…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Who needs a helicopter anyway? In an inventive and satisfying remount of the tuner "Miss Saigon" for its 275-seat main stage, Arlington, Va.'s, Signature Theater turns the theatrical spectacle into…
With a history of infusing classic tales with fresh theatricality, auteur-director Mary Zimmerman ("Metamorphoses") is both a natural choice to adapt a Disney film to the stage and a nearly…
Drama has never been central to "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." Roald Dahl's story and the two so-so movie versions used vivid prose or super-saturated-color visuals to disguise the lack of…
"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…
Show starring Daniel Radcliffe emerges as a riotous evening of first-rate ensemble acting.
This well-matched pair is up for anything that helmer Sullivan throws at them in this fun show, which has no discernible theme, but a lot of nerve.
The cunning new play "Bracken Moor," a cross between a thunderingly old-fashioned family drama and an unnerving ghost story, is not the dated fare it appears to be.
David Mamet's trifle "November" suddenly looks like a political classic compared to Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn's "Yes, Prime Minister." Recycled and updated from a U.K.TV series, this stage comedy…