One sensational guitarist, two powerhouse bluesmen, four savvy backup singers, and some 60 songs by legendary blues artist Blind Lemon Jefferson are enough to make any blues lover go weak at the…
Wholesome Debbie did Dallas, and now perky Peggy does Punishment in "Pleasure + Pain," Chantal Bilodeau's play about a young woman whose kinky fantasy life starts messing with her vanilla real one.
Australia's most prolific playwright, Stephen Sewell, loves an issue. In "The Gates of Egypt" he tackles the ways in which regular Oz citizens are disengaged from the struggles in the Middle East…
Much about this production of "American Buffalo" boded well. There was elegant symmetry in David Mamet's most Beckettian play (it's really "Waiting for Godot" as a heist story) being staged at the…
London's hedonistic fashionistas are hard at it. To Grant Olding's 21st-century electro soundtrack, Tom Hardy flashes a built, undressed chest and tattoos at the camera and flaunts himself across the…
John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath" typically is remembered as a novel we were assigned to read in school. Working through its pages at the time seemed as arduous as the Joad family's trek from…
Nobody, not even Lincoln Center, offers more bang-for-buck subscriber services than the Mint. Under the eye of a.d. Jonathan Bank, the mighty little company consistently unearths forgotten plays of…
Michael Shurtleff, a fixture in New York theater during the 1960s and 1970s, died Jan. 28 in Los Angeles of complications related to lung cancer. He was 86.
Ellen Hanley, a musical-theater performer best-known for playing New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia's first wife in the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Fiorello!" died Feb. 12 in Norwalk, Conn. of a stroke…
Jeff Daniels and Theresa Rebeck are among the scribes nominated for the 2006 Steinberg/ATCA Awards, the new play kudos handed out annually by the American Theater Critics Association.
"The Fly," the first opera from film composer Howard Shore, will receive its world premiere on July 1, 2008, in Paris followed by a U.S. premiere in Los Angeles on Sept. 7, 2008.