The ultimate castrating-mama drama, Robert Klane's adaptation of his novel and 1970 cult film "Where's Poppa?" demands more conviction and guts than it receives from Gordon Hunt's terminally tame…
Although A Noise Within is not known for its musicals, it proves itself fully capable with this enjoyable production of "Man of La Mancha." By approaching this classic tuner in the same way it does…
In Luis Alfaro's beguiling, fantastical and uneven new comedy, "Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner," Minerva is a hard-working suburban wife and mother who can't get a break with her weight. She diets and…
MTV Networks is getting into the legit biz: Old-school rock channel VH1 Classic has partnered on the upcoming '80s-rock tuner "Rock of Ages," aiming to open Off Broadway in the fall.
"Enter angry" might be the stage direction that introduces the riveting Liev Schreiber as Cleveland shock jock Barry Champlain in "Talk Radio." "Kill 'em all," he snarls, wishing for a gun to mow…
Regardless of how fine a production it receives, "King Hedley II" will always remain one of the lesser works in the August Wilson canon, a shadow of its glittering companion piece, "Seven Guitars."
The Phantom will be back. Andrew Lloyd Webber confirmed he'll write a sequel to "The Phantom of the Opera," his 1988 mega-tuner that last year surpassed the composer's "Cats" as the longest-running…
Dramas of endless suffering, though hardly rare, require emotional nuance and careful pacing to avoid seeming ludicrous. In "Chicken," premiering at Studio Dante, scribe Mike Batistick flattens his…
Noises Off: "In the Heights" is one of the most costly Off Broadway productions in recent memory -- a new tuner with a big cast of 22 and an orchestra of seven, all in an out-of-the-way 499-seat…
Though it's curtains for Goodspeed Musicals' plans for a new larger theater in East Haddam, Conn., there might be a revival for another stage owned by the veteran tuner house.
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