For its first Southern California presentation in four years, Cirque du Soleil brings in a charmer of a show, "Corteo," which has been on the road since its inception 2½ years ago.
"Educating Rita," with its ever-popular "Pygmalion" storyline, is the perfect play to fill out a regional theater season.
After turning the work of the Who, and the Four Seasons into smash hits, two-time Tony-winning helmer Des McAnuff is getting ready to tackle a decidedly different pair of authors -- William…
For the past couple of years, the drama program of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe has been dominated by the war in Iraq. This year, playwrights still found mileage in the subject, whether it was in…
"It's been a frenzy." That's how a rep for the New York Intl. Fringe Festival described audience demand for "Bukowsical!," a satirical musical that dissects the legend of poet Charles Bukowski.
Three Broadway plays closed Sunday, and all three had some extra cash to show for it.
No potholes this week -- the road stayed even for Week 12 (Aug. 13-19). The 14-show slate grossed a total of $14,515,748, down less than half a percentage point (.46%) from Week 11.
If it's on celluloid, grab the rights and stage it. That's the current maxim for London's legit producers. But for every box office bonanza like "The Graduate," there's the ghost of the legendary…
A long-awaited new work by playwright/former president Vaclav Havel will not open at Prague's National Theater following a dispute over casting his wife, Dagmar Havlova, according to local reports.
Singling out a 1929 Irving Berlin song as the indisputable high point of "Young Frankenstein" might sound like a slap to the original numbers.
Richard Bradshaw, general director of the Canadian Opera Company, died of an apparent heart attack at Toronto's Pearson Airport on Wednesday night. He was 63.