In a remarkable fusion of conference etiquette and cabaret flamboyance, Scottish company Suspect Culture has taken the temperature of our globally warmed-up times and produced a theatrical hybrid…
Two-year-old legit praisery Shaffer-Coyle will shutter April 27, with partner Jeremy Shaffer moving May 1 to the Publicity Office ("Phantom of the Opera," "Les Miserables," "Grey Gardens").
Broadway song and dance man Lee Roy Reams has inked to join the Vegas cast of "The Producers" ongoing at Paris Las Vegas. Reams will replace David Hasselhoff in the role of flamboyant director Roger…
MGM's 1948 "Easter Parade," a lightweight story about vaudeville performers, persists in memory thanks to Irving Berlin's score and the screen pairing of an out-of-retirement Fred Astaire with a…
When it rocks the rock, it's great, but when it talks the talk, look out. "We Will Rock You," the Frankenstein monster of a show assembled by Ben Elton from Queen songs, a sci-fi plot and jokes that…
There's little so satisfying in a narrative as a neat switch. Halfway through the first act of his new play "Landscape With Weapon," playwright Joe Penhall pulls one off. Bad guy Ned (Tom Hollander)…
Supporters of President Bush may not be amused, but pretty much everybody else with a sense of humor should find Joshua Rosenblum's musical revue "Bush Is Bad" highly entertaining.
Scripter EM Lewis offers an endearing and insightful perusal into the lives of 16 rural Oregonians, dealing with the trauma of recent or impending death, during the course of a single day.
Helmer Christopher Ashley will take the reigns of the La Jolla Playhouse in October. He steps in to the role vacated by director Des McAnuff ("Jersey Boys"), who is leaving the San Diego regional to…
Thesps Dianne Wiest and Michael Cumpsty and scribe David Ives topline the 40th season of Off Broadway's Classic Stage Company.
The Ray Charles tuner from the producers of the biopic "Ray" will receive its world premiere at the Pasadena Playhouse in November. "Ray Charles Live! -- A New Musical" will be directed by Playhouse…