In a whimsical exercise in fantasy over fact, Reprise! Broadway's Best staging of the 1956 tuner "Damn Yankees" has been updated to the 1980s, with the hometown L.A. Dodgers battling the dreaded…
Susan Kim's spry adaptation of Amy Tan's novel "The Joy Luck Club" is staged adequately if not brilliantly by the Pan Asian Rep, giving the original work's vigor a chance to show through.
If there's a color barrier on Broadway, "The Color Purple" has broken it. According to producers, black theatergoers make up an average of 50%-65% of "Purple" auds -- a jaw-dropping jump from the…
A funny thing happened on the way to Broadway. Actually, not so funny. When it tried out in Seattle over summer, Mel Brooks' "Young Frankenstein" had most of the elements in place to suggest a…
What Broadway tuners did Fantasia absolutely love before she was approached to star in 'The Color Purple'? "She had never seen a Broadway show or a musical or any theater in her entire life until we…
On March 27, 2006, the gay cowboys of "Brokeback Mountain" road into the Marriott Marquis ballroom in Gotham to collect their feature-film kudo from the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation…
Designer Derek McLane's set for "Things We Want" has the lived-in texture of a family apartment that in no way reflects the personalities of the three offspring now occupying it, but is home…
There is nothing else in New York, possibly the world, like the mostly nonverbal revue "Ryuji Sawa: The Return." Sawa's fan base will know what to expect from the 72-year-old actor-writer-director…
Cirque du Soleil has long been looking for an accessible Manhattan home in which to weave its patented magic spell, as opposed to pitching a tent on some such outskirt as Randall's Island.
Elizabeth Taylor still likes her baubles, but she no longer cries when she thinks she can't get what she wants -- like the 69 carat rock Richard Burton paid $1 million for.
A French-Canadian play translated by Caryl Churchill and a cycle of works by Mark Ravenhill are among the offerings on the spring slate at London's Royal Court Theater.
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