Most historical plays tend to focus on the broad sweep of events, using them as a convenient backdrop for a drama without portraying the complexity of why things happened the way they did.
"The Trial of the Catonsville Nine" is a trenchant document that deserves to be back on the boards as often as possible, especially now that the issues it addresses are so relevant and pressing.
Some elections have proven that America doesn't always make the most farsighted choices. That forlorn conclusion is amplified loud and clear in the dispiritingly bland Broadway revival of "Grease"…
Although "On Your Toes," the 1936 tuner about a hoofer's wacky entry into the world of classical dance, boasts one of the sillier plots in the Rodgers and Hart canon, Reprise! is on its toes in…
Time has not been kind to the fading Gulf Coast guest house -- nor its inhabitants -- in Lillian Hellman's melodrama of misspent lives, "The Autumn Garden," which is receiving an effective and rare…
"Young Frankenstein" has quite a monster to master.
Overall Broadway sales dipped a bit in Week 11, with the majority of the 25 productions on the boards sliding at the box office.
Ever since Franco Dragone's $110 million aquatic epic opened along with the rest of Wynn Las Vegas in spring 2005, it's been the subject of endless reviews, gossip and speculation.
The road recovered from Week 10's decline and then some in Week 11 (Aug. 6-12). The 14-show slate grossed a total of $14,583,239, up 11.68% after a 5.98% drop.
Though most of the fame goes to a pair of behemoths — arty Cirque du Soleil and old-fashioned, elephant-populated Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey — many smaller, nontraditional "alternative…
Marking the revue's 25th anniversary, Sheldon Epps' new "Blues in the Night" staging retains the show's crowd-pleasing appeal as a vehicle for more than two dozen blues, jazz and Tin Pan Alley…