Classical Theater of Harlem founder Alfred Preisser has said he wants to tease out the "present moments" in classic Greek plays, and at its best, his adaptation of Sophocles' "Electra" feels utterly…
What is it with musicals lately? Musicals are once again becoming part of the pop-culture consciousness, exerting an influence on advertising, chart-topping songs and, of course, movies.
Road receipts increased in Week 52 (May 20-27) as the 12-show slate rose 2.97% to $11,838,929.
Broadway stayed strong last week, with box office kept busy thanks to the late-May kudos buzz and the novelty of the new shows that rushed to open just before the mid-May Tony eligibility.
Ian Bostridge is in top form in "Death in Venice," and he's onstage throughout --but he's not the star of Deborah Warner's new production for the English National Opera. That accolade goes to…
Production trumps script in "Copper Thunderbird," a visually stunning but generally disappointing world premiere production intended as a tribute to Norval Morrisseau. In a script top-heavy with…
"Mary Poppins" will close in London after a 3½-year run. Disney Theatrical Prods. and Cameron Mackintosh's nanny will sail up into the sky for the last time at the West End's Prince Edward Theater on…
Trevor Nunn will direct a new West End musical adaptation of "Gone with the Wind" at the New London Theater in April 2008. Produced by Aldo Scrofani of Columbia Artists Theatricals in New York and…
World-premiere productions of Bob Glaudini's "A View From 151st Street" and Brett C. Leonard's "Unconditional" lead the 16th season lineup for Off Broadway's LAByrinth Theater Company.
In Randall David Cook's "Fate's Imagination," Lilah, the fiftyish heroine, reaps rare and satisfying rewards: She not only finds love, she also has her sexuality taken seriously.
The Epic Theater prides itself on developing and launching high-minded dramas that address weighty social issues. By that scorecard, Epic founder Zak Berkman doesn't let the side down with "Beauty on…