A nostalgic look at a bygone era, Michael Elias' "The Catskill Sonata" is a pleasant and comfortable piece of theater, much like a well-wrought sitcom. The writing is witty, the many characters…
Argentine-Chilean dramatist Jorge Diaz, who spent most of his career in Chile and Spain, died March 12 of cancer of the esophagus in Santiago. He was 77.
Sherie Rene Scott and Norm Lewis are among the Broadway names who'll star in "The Little Mermaid," Disney's legit tuner opening on the Rialto in December after a tryout in Denver this summer.
Frances Helm, an actress whose 50-year career spanned Broadway, film and television, died Dec. 30 in New York after a long illness. Her death was only recently announced. She was 83.
Evolution may be speeding up for Broadway ticketing. Earlier this week word got out that the League of American Theaters and Producers had last fall dropped its opposition to abolishing laws that cap…
The Circle X Theater Company's staging of "The Brothers Karamazov" ran away with six awards, including outstanding production, at the 2006 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle awards, held Monday at…
ShoWest closed out its confab with a side-splitting kudofest on Thursday evening at the Paris Hotel. Male Star of Tomorrow Shia LaBeouf thanked his "Transformers" director Michael Bay "for the…
Fervent supporters praise her bracing single-mindedness, exasperated detractors accuse her of sheer bloody-mindedness. Most agree, however, that director Katie Mitchell has a unique and theatrically…
If you don't hack them off, dead limbs kill the tree. Just consider "Stay," a new play by Lucy Thurber that could be beautiful if it weren't burdened with a stultifying plot device.
Scripter Stephen Adly Guirgis' powerful legiter "In Arabia We'd All Be Kings" takes a jaundiced look at Mayor Rudy Giuliani's 1990s New York City beautification project and its effect on a group of…