Nathan Lane will play the presidential lead role in "November," the new political comedy by David Mamet due to begin perfs on Broadway in December. Lane had been tipped as the likeliest candidate to…
Performance artist and director Lee Nagrin died June 7 in New York of colon cancer.
A Broadway transfer of the hit London revival of "Guys and Dolls" is in the works. Now it just has to find a cast. A Rialto incarnation of the 2005 West End production, which ran for about two years…
If you're going to expose the raw psychological wounds of childhood abuse, it's a good idea to bring compassion and fresh insight. In addition to a bag of tricks now so familiar and formulaic that…
Successful farce doesn't demand an ingenious or even a logical premise (though having one doesn't hurt). It does require a group of characters in strong conflict, confined together in close quarters…
St. John Hankin was no George Bernard Shaw; he wasn't even a Harley Granville-Barker. But in "The Return of the Prodigal," he had something to contribute to the Edwardian "drama of ideas," and it's…
With the Tony Awards hullabaloo winding down, legiters are free to turn their attention to the annual round of summer fests. Add two more to the list.
The little show that could (and did), "The Drowsy Chaperone" is nothing if not knowing. The secret behind the success of Casey Nicholaw's exquisitely honed hymn to the forgotten musicals of…
Lois Smith ("A Trip to Bountiful"), Cady Huffman ("The Producers") and Larry Bryggman ("Proof") are among the cast of "Surface to Air," a new play directed by Tony-winning thesp James Naughton…
Bobby Cannavale and Alison Pill will topline "Mauritius," Manhattan Theater Club's Broadway production of Theresa Rebeck's latest play.
Stephen Sondheim will have a chat with Frank Rich of the New York Times as part of UCLA Live's 2007-08 season, which will also celebrate the 50th anniversary of a famed L.A. folk club.