Sept. 15 was family day at the 75th anniversary unveiling of “The Wizard of Oz” in IMAX 3D at the newly converted TCL Chinese Theatre, formerly Grauman’s, in Hollywood, now the largest IMAX theater…
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…
Imax is planning a major makeover of the iconic Chinese Theater in Hollywood. The giant-screen chain announced Friday that it had struck a deal with the venue’s owners to redo the former Grauman’s…
Behind-the-scenes changes are now under way to the Olivier Awards’ judging system, Variety has learned, with the revisions prompting sources to worry that they threaten the credibility of the kudos…
Ben Foster has been tapped to replace Shia LaBeouf in “Orphans,” the Broadway play in which Foster will now star opposite Alec Baldwin and Tom Sturridge. Show will mark the Rialto debut for the…
Given that the central character is British playwright-director Harley Granville Barker, the godfather of 20th century theater, you'd imagine "Farewell to the Theatre" would be merely a biodrama…
A deviant, demented and occasionally delicious flashback to the heyday of omnibus horror.
The Chinese is changing owners.
Producer Jeffrey Richards is a fan of the early curtain. He's said so in these pages, and his three fall productions, "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," "The Merchant of Venice" and "A Life in the…
A galaxy of African American artists and an important subject -- how blacks can control theater ownership and operations -- aren't given the substance they deserve in "Black Theatre Today 2005," a…
Three full years after opening on Broadway, "The Lion King" finally receives its second U.S. production at the grandly restored Pantages in Los Angeles, a city that has for several years proven a…
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