One of the maxims repeated in Mickey Birnbaum's "Big Death & Little Death" is "Human plus time equals dirt," and it's mordantly representative of the play's focus and dark humor. It's a flip…
Zach Braff, Matthew Broderick, Harvey Fierstein and Donny Osmond are among the recent additions to the roster of celebs presenting awards at the Tony ceremony on Sunday.
Mark Zimmerman and Paige Price were re-elected prexy and first VP, respectively, of thesp union Actors' Equity.
A terrific presentation of an uneven play, Jessica Kubzansky's canny direction, a skillful cast and a viscerally expressive production design combine to make Mickey Birnbaum's "Bleed Rail" shine as…
Pretty thin stuff this -- thin and pretty. It was inevitable that Placido Domingo would call upon his heritage, as scion of a zarzuela troupe that had migrated to Mexico from Spain in 1950, to spice…
Something old and something new are the fall offerings at Lincoln Center Theater, the Gotham nonprofit that last season produced Tony fave "The Coast of Utopia."
Whether intentionally or not, the first half of Ensemble Studio Theater's 29th annual marathon of new short plays tells a story that's larger than its individual parts. The prologue arrives when a.d…
A standing ovation in the middle of the second act? Such is the massive appeal of "Jersey Boys," the Tony-winning musical survey of the lives and careers of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, that a…
Leslie Kritzer has been cast in the Broadway-bound tuner "A Catered Affair," Harvey Fierstein and John Bucchino's new adaptation of Paddy Chayefsky's 1955 tale.
People who don't fit into conventional boxes make everyone else uncomfortable, which often leads to them being misread, stifled, abandoned or over-medicated into oblivion. All that appears to have…
In South Coast Rep's impressive new "Hamlet," the prince (Hamish Linklater) is above all a man of letters -- not only in his delivered missives and the volumes he pores over for answers, but also in…