Noel Coward's "Tonight at 8:30," a daunting series of 10 one-act plays, is rarely revived due to its length and logistical complexities. It takes a troupe with a deep appreciation of theatrical…
There were plenty of distractions for Broadway theatergoers last week -- a midweek Halloween, the New York City marathon and Sunday's clock change -- and all likely contributed to the B.O. dip…
A tuner incarnation of Off Broadway hit "Vanities" is aiming for a Rialto berth in fall 2008.
Adrienne Kennedy's "Ohio State Murders" could almost be mistaken for simple storytelling. A woman rises from a table, and for 55 minutes she recalls a vicious, race-related crime she endured 50 years…
One of the handful of great American operas, Samuel Barber and Gian Carlo Menotti's "Vanessa" has made a welcome return to New York in City Opera's moving new production.
Seems like Brits can never forget Take That. The early-'90s boy band receives the jukebox musical treatment with "Never Forget," opening at the West End's Savoy Theater in May after a successful tour…
Scribe Mark Medoff will take over this spring as teaching playwright at U. of Houston, stepping into a post previously filled by legit names Edward Albee and Lanford Wilson.
If Kate Fodor's lovely "100 Saints You Should Know" had been dropped on its head as a one-act, it might have grown up to be Milan Stitt's "The Runner Stumbles," an unbearably clumsy melodrama about…
Midway through "Rock 'n' Roll," Jan, the reluctant dissident at the heart of Tom Stoppard's new play, says, "There are no stories in Czechoslovakia. We have an arrangement with ourselves not to…
Poor Donnie Darko. First, the troubled teen is on meds for psychological problems. Then a 6-foot rabbit tells him the world is going to end. Then a jet engine crashes into his bedroom. Then his movie…
Egyptian shingle Good News Group has recreated Iraq's notorious Abu Ghraib prison as part of its hot-button pic "The Baby Doll Night."