In the past year, as well as making his Broadway debut with "Frost/Nixon," lighting designer Austin found time to light an astonishing 17 other shows at the U.K.'s key theater addresses.
On the strength of her visually bold, dramatically incisive National Theater debut "Pillars of the Community," helmer Elliott was immediately appointed as one of the building's three associate…
Eric Idle will be trying out his new play "What About Dick?" with two public performances in Hollywood.
One of the U.K.'s most prolific legit producers, Friedman is immensely shrewd at the tricky business of juggling personal taste and box office potential. Over the past 18 months, her Sonia Friedman…
William Goldman speaks for many when he opines -- as he has frequently -- that all critics are embittered failures. But in my experience, most critics write about film, theater, art, music or…
As Broadway producers went into the weekend assuring theatergoers that the show would go on despite stalled labor talks, the stagehands' union called a strike vote set for Oct. 21.
It's in the National Theater's largest auditorium, and its only star is a life-sized horse puppet, but a week before previews begin "War Horse" is already 50% sold for its limited run. What makes…
Philip Glass' "Appomattox" --in its world premiere at San Francisco Opera -- emerges a frequently potent but uneven work.
Columbus Day weekend discovered new coin on the Rialto, with total Broadway grosses up $1.7 million in Week 19 to just over $16 million for 25 shows on the boards.
Andrew Upton's "Riflemind," a tantalizing tale of washed-up rockers who regroup at their former frontman's rural English property to mull the possibility of a reunion tour, delivers much of what it…