If you thought theater in Paris was dominated by French boulevard farces with saucy maids and winking adulterers, think again. Musicals? Mais non, the days of Gallic "Les Miserables" wannabes are…
The curtain is about to fall on Beijing's oldest opera house, as China's unstoppable push for development forces the closure of the Ming Dynasty Peking Opera stage at the Guanghe tea house.
Time heals everything ... except the ongoing jinx surrounding "Mack & Mabel." Despite a cult following of show-tune buffs devoted to its score, the 1974 Jerry Herman tuner has never really had a…
You don't have to be Judge Judy to know that a courtroom is inherently theatrical. That's one reason London's off-West End Tricycle Theater has become famous for turning politically motivated trials…
The 2007 Tony race is going to get ugly. In one of the most competitive seasons in recent memory, the Broadway crop has yielded a front line of top contenders that's unusually crowded with new plays…
The winner of the inaugural David C. Horn Prize for Playwriting, a competish from the Yale Drama Series, is little-known Irish scribe John Austin Connolly for his play "The Boys from Siam."
Before he gets carried away and hits the self-destruct button, Steven Tomlinson has a good thing going with "American Fiesta," his solo piece about an obsessive collector of Fiestaware who applies…
It's impossible to imagine the current Broadway season without them. Put Roger Berlind, Bob Boyett and Scott Rudin together and these three money guys collectively take producer credits on no fewer…
Going back to tribal times, theater has been used to examine the pressing issues of the day -- weighing in on natural disasters, wars and personal crises -- so it has always been essential that…
New Mel Brooks tuner "Young Frankenstein" will have its pre-Broadway tryout in Seattle this summer, running Aug. 4-Sept. 1 at the Paramount Theater.
"Gutenberg! The Musical!" -- the Off Broadway tuner that this week scored noms for the Lortel Awards, the Outer Critics Circle Awards and the Drama Desks -- will shutter May 6.