Despite Bottom, the lovers, Oberon and Titania, "A Midsummer Night's Dream" has either no leads or too many. No single character-line drives the action and everyone comes from different worlds…
West End Theater Series
Can't make it over to London to check out notable stage shows there? Don't fret: You can probably catch them in a movie theater near you. With the launch of a new West End Theater Series of…
Andrew Lloyd Webber has a new musical lined up for a West End world preem, and because it's a new project from the creator of some of Broadway's most enduring hits, it's big news. But given the track…
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…
The resurgence of the 1980s Brit megamusical continues, with producer Cameron Mackintosh locking in a West End revival of “Miss Saigon” that will open at the Prince Edward Theater in May. Originally…
Show starring Daniel Radcliffe emerges as a riotous evening of first-rate ensemble acting.
This season's Tony-nommed musicals took various routes to Broadway. Here's how a few producers recall that often arduous trek to the bigtime.
Kwame Kwei-Armah's play "Beneatha's Place" has turned legit industry heads as part of an ambitious project at Baltimore's Center Stage, which is presenting the new title, inspired by "A Raisin in the…
Audiences around the world will be able to see London's West End legit productions at movie theaters after event cinema producer and distrib CinemaLive struck a deal with Blighty's Digital Theater.
The threat of a strike by members of the union BECTU at West End and regional theaters owned by ATG (Ambassador Theater Group) has been lifted following the resolution of a pay dispute.
Both attendance and box office revenue for West End theater rose in 2012, according to official annual figures released by Society of London Theater (SOLT), which reps 52 theaters in Central London…
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