Attempting to recover from key staff exits and a financial crisis that very nearly closed its doors, the troubled Paper Mill Playhouse has valiantly embarked on a new season. Opener is "Happy Days -…
In Intar's revival of Maxwell Anderson's little-remembered 1932 drama, "Night Over Taos," director Estelle Parsons creates a mise en scene almost entirely out of bodies.
It's appropriate that in Rachel Hauck's set for "The Beebo Brinker Chronicles," the same platform serves as a bed and a hard wooden floor.
In the waning days of WWI, a teenager in Cottingley, West Yorkshire, took a series of photographs of her cousin surrounded by fairies. When these shots finally made it to the national magazines, they…
Oh, beware the classic tragedy described as "influential." Quake in your boots at the phrase "rarely produced." The ancient Roman revenge tragedy "Thyestes" well deserves both those tag-lines. It's…
No musical has ever been so quiet, so often, as "A Catered Affair," the Broadway-bound adaptation of Paddy Chayefsky's '50s-era teleplay and Gore Vidal's subsequent screenplay.
Few Broadway shows saw sales rise drastically last week, but most of them were up, with total cume for 24 productions on the boards climbing about $375,000 to $14.3 million.
For a new play to reach back more than a century in time to illustrate a particular historical moment, it must both legitimately capture the past and offer enough of a universal connection for a…
A sentimental streak a mile wide, a modicum of religious faith and a disinclination to irony are as necessary as a ticket in order to wrap oneself around "Oscar and the Pink Lady," Eric-Emmanuel…
Looks like Broadway can breathe easy -- at least for now. Rialto producers and the legit stagehands union agreed Friday to continue contract talks in meetings tomorrow and Thursday.
No one is gathering round to "tell sad stories of the death of kings" in Yale Rep's production of "Richard II." There's precious little mourning of the fall of England's manchild monarch, played by…