The scary history of the Scottish Play extends to opera, at least, the Metropolitan Opera. "Macbeth" was, after all, the vehicle that, due to sked problems, got Maria Callas fired by general manager…
The Flea's resident acting company, the Bats, provides friendly process-driven theater with its new piece "Seating Arrangements," only nominally adapted from Karen Blixen's short story, "Babette's…
Legit actor Lonny Chapman, artistic director of North Hollywood's Lonny Chapman Theater for 34 years, died Oct. 12 in North Hollywood of heart disease. He was 87.
Roger Rees, the Tony Award-winning actor who took over at Williamstown Theatre Festival in Williamstown, Mass., is exiting as artistic director after three seasons, according to legit sources.
The Oxford Roof Climber's Rebellion" might make an interesting novel. But as a play, it never comes to life. With an admirably epic imagination, playwright Stephen Massicotte re-imagines the…
Like the martial bagpipe solo that heralds its finale, "Black Watch" doesn't really resemble any of the things you'd use to explain it by way of comparison. It's both a hymn to soldiers and an…
"Young Frankenstein" played seven previews last week, and although there's no telling exactly how much money it made, estimates put "Frank" B.O. somewhere in the area of $1.5 million.
"Unsex me here," says Lady Macbeth, famously. At the beginning of Shakespeare's study of the ultimate power couple, she seems to have more testosterone than her warrior husband, who's growing …
Keith Huff's crackerjack two-hander "A Steady Rain" turns out to be less like the perpetual drizzle of its title and more like a snowball that builds to an avalanche.
A museum director's life might not at first be seen as a natural for stage dramatization. But the charismatic A. Everett "Chick" Austin's life is a dynamic work of art unto itself, filled with…
Thanks to Busch's script and exceptional leading perf, the surfaces of this comedy-thriller -- about the murderous meltdown of the pre-Nixon Hollywood family -- roll back to reveal provocative…