Reviving Tennessee Williams' problematical 1963 play "The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore" is like bankrolling a political campaign.
Witches Of West End
ABC is getting back into the miniseries business, partnering with Salma Hayek to develop a new take on "Wicked."
With marvels and monsters including Andrew Lloyd Webber's revamp of "The Wizard of Oz" and Danny Boyle's production of "Frankenstein," London's fall-winter 2010-11 season is already looking unusually…
Play needs more jarring imagery to transcend its historical roots.
"The Witch of the West Is Dead," Kaho Nashiki's popular novel about an insecure girl's transformative visit to her grandmother's house deep in the woods has been made into a fine, deeply felt…
Everyone on Broadway knows "Wicked" does wicked good business. But after five years on the Gotham boards, the perennial top dog of Rialto sales has racked up the kind of numbers that make Hollywood…
The psychologically complex shift of the Wicked Witch of the West from horror figure to heroine works well in Stephen Schwartz's crowd-pleasing musicalization of Gregory Maguire's Oz prequel, and…
The Peggy Ramsay industry picks up steam with "Peggy for You," the latest chronicle of the London theatrical uber-agent who died eight years ago. Why such ongoing interest in an apparently lovable…
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