"The Coast of Utopia" got a major thumbs-up from legit's Outer Critics Circle: The epic Tom Stoppard trilogy scored six trophies, with tuner "Spring Awakening" nabbing three.
"Spring Awakening" and "The Coast of Utopia" each picked up another legit laurel Friday, scoring the Drama League Award for musical and play, respectively, at the League's 73rd annual ceremony.
Opening cafeteria image of plus-size librarian Helen (Kirsten Vangsness) with a giant tome in one hand and a giant pizza slice in the other instantly confirms Neil LaBute'e title "Fat Pig" as neither…
The critical consensus today on W. Somerset Maugham, perhaps best known for works such as "Of Human Bondage" and "The Razor's Edge," seems to be that of a tepid respect, an acknowledgment of…
The musical treasure trove "Stairway to Paradise" could hardly ask for a more appropriate opening number than "The Land Where the Good Songs Go," penned by Jerome Kern and P.G. Wodehouse and plucked…
Throughout its majestic 100-year arc, August Wilson's epic, 10-play cycle about the 20th century African-American experience has weighed the power of the past to shape the present as his characters…
The luminous Audra McDonald is probably nobody's idea of a plain-Jane spinster, and even less likely to pass for one when she opens her mouth to release that full-bodied soprano.
A new stage adaptation of the 1953 MGM musical "The Band Wagon" -- with a book by Douglas Carter Beane ("The Little Dog Laughed") -- is among the world preems on the slate for the 2007-08 season at…
Kathy Bates returns to the stage with "Unusual Acts of Devotion," a new Terrence McNally play set to preem at the Philadelphia Theater Company this fall.
New-play development is de rigueur for all resident theaters. But few can match the 40-year commitment of South Coast Repertory to nurture new American playwrights, with 102 world-premiere…