Cut from the same cloth as "The Laramie Project" and other interview-based stage docu-dramas, Ellen Gavin's "Stardust and Empty Wagons" assembles testimony from displaced New Orleans residents.
A one-night stand after a drunken encounter at a New Year's Eve party in Dublin, Ireland, is the starting point for a refreshing take on a casual coupling and pregnancy.
Rebecca Gilman's usual bright dialogue and neatly etched characters make Amy Glazer's sharp Magic Theater premiere staging an easy, frequently quite funny sit. Yet this 75-minute one-act, a single…
Center Theater Group presented its Richard E. Sherwood Award to "green" designer-producer Ian Garrett.
This final play in a trilogy for the National Theater confirms that Kwame Kwei-Armah has vital, topical ideas and a terrific ear for the subtleties of black British speech -- and that he's yet to…
First-peeks at the movie version of "Sweeney Todd" leave people gasping and saying Johnny Depp is sure to get another Oscar nod for playing Stephen Sondheim's razor-wielding killer, "the demon barber…
The Grinch is going to court to steal Christmas back from Broadway theater owners.
Short-play fests are mixed bags by nature, but despite scoring enough commercial success to warrant an extended run, Cherry Lane's "Vengeance" is more mixed than most, with five one-acts that range…
As Broadway braced itself for another week (at least) of darkened theaters while the stagehands strike continues, a collective shudder went through the legit community in anticipation of a…
No real tears are shed in "Cry-Baby," the exuberantly witty musical adaptation of John Waters' 1990 social satire in pre-Broadway tryout at the La Jolla Playhouse. That's because the style forbids…