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…
“First Date,” a romantic musical comedy about the horrors, humiliations and occasional happy surprises of blind dates, is cute (but not too cute) and sweet (but not too sweet). So, indications are…
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…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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.
Talk about shows that appeal to niche audiences! Daniel Pearle’s new play, “A Kid Like Jake,” should captivate yuppie parents from upscale urban neighborhoods who are obsessed with getting their…
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…
The 1993 romantic comedy "Sleepless in Seattle" has been turned into a stage musical that can best be described as pointless in Pasadena.
Susan Stroman's staging of John Kander and Fred Ebb's "The Scottsboro Boys" finally comes to L.A.'s Ahmanson Theater after stints on Broadway, San Diego and elsewhere. Although most of the Broadway…