With a West End revival bowing in May and a smaller-scale, stand-alone production now running at the D.C. area's Signature Theater, the 1989 mega musical, often mentioned in the same breath as "Les…
Witches Of West End
A ludicrous, borderline-nonsensical supernatural concoction with a slightly redeeming sense of its own silliness.
After confirming that Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver would be in “Avengers 2,” Joss Whedon gave some clarity to why he chose those characters to appear in the next pic on Friday nights Jimmy Fallon…
The National Theater of Scotland’s production of “Macbeth,” starring Alan Cumming, opened on Broadway April 21. The following is Mark Fisher’s original review (June 18, 2012) of the show’s initial…
Never underestimate the power of a good-bad musical, which can make consenting adults yearn to be dancing queens and adolescent witches and, in the case of "Kinky Boots," drag queens in…
Disney already is prepping a return to Oz. Studio has commissioned a follow up to "Oz the Great and Powerful" from screenwriter Mitchell Kapner, who co-wrote the first film with David Lindsay-Abaire…
Watch out, “Wicked” witches, here comes “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” a heavyweight contender for those precious audiences of little girls who attend the theater in princess gowns and…
Consciously evoking the structure and iconography of MGM's classic "The Wizard of Oz" without attempting to rival its impact, Disney’s "Oz the Great and Powerful" can be enjoyed, up to a point, on…
Why does a sane, successful army man heed a politically dubious, supernatural prophecy and then immediately act upon it? That’s the question facing anyone directing “Macbeth.” The unusually…
The new Andrew Lloyd Weber production is predictable and doggedly faithful.
Reviving Tennessee Williams' problematical 1963 play "The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore" is like bankrolling a political campaign.
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