One of the pains -- and one of the pleasures -- of theater performance is that it is never truly preserved. And even when it is recorded, the record tends to rob the electricity of the live event…
It was the summer of 1968, and we were casting a Broadway play, "Does A Tiger Wear a Necktie?" by Don Petersen. The director, Michael Schultz, and I were having trouble finding a young actor to play…
A look through the actor's achievements.
No one's saying it would be an easy sell, but Rinde Eckert's thoughtful and surprisingly theatrical tribute to the great 20th century religious philosopher Reinhold Niebuhr is one of those…
Roger Michell directs plays -- and, for that matter, movies -- with a scalpel. As he has proved with Harold Pinter's "The Homecoming" and "Old Times," he slices seamlessly beneath the surface and…
Stephen Sondheim will have a chat with Frank Rich of the New York Times and the 50th anniversary of a famed L.A. folk club will be celebrated as part of UCLA Live's 2007-2008 season.
Casting director, actress and director Elizabeth Greenberg died May 11 in New York after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.
Rory Kinnear's Pyotr simply cannot believe his luck. The seemingly unattainable woman he secretly longed for has just proposed to him. Utterly exultant, he leaps into the air at the exact moment when…
Every now and then, it seems, the best concept for a show is to have no concept at all. That's certainly the case with Donna Feore's tremendously effective "Oklahoma!" for the Stratford Festival.
A jukebox show tracing distaff social history through evergreen hit songs, "Respect: A Musical Journey of Women" undergoes its Down Under transfer after a series of regional U.S. outings with…