Tony Award-winning scripter Greg Kotis ("Urinetown") has seriously misfired with "Pig Farm," an obtuse, labored perusal of agri-capitalism gone askew. The machinations of volatile, anti-establishment…
Milos Forman is back in his native Prague to direct jazz opera "Dobre placena prochazka" (A Well Paid Walk) at the Czech National Theater with his sons, Matej and Petr.
While January's traditional Broadway box office slump is by no means absent this year, New York's unseasonably mild winter and a strong slate of shows gave continuing resilience to the week's…
A slew of credited producers feel it is time to revise and resurrect Lerner and Loewe's melodious but flawed 1960 tuner "Camelot" and let it work its way back east for a Broadway revival. Built…
While his serious novels remain world classics, the comedies of manners that for a time made W. Somerset Maugham an enormously popular playwright are mostly forgotten. Among them, 1921's "The Circle"…
Lillian Hellman's characters have no time for subtlety. Their dark secrets are about to destroy them, so survival hinges on purging everything they've buried away. That generally means a volcanic…
With uncanny timing, Rude Mechs' adaptation of David Rees' political comicstrip, "Get Your War On," opened in Gotham on the day after President Bush outlined his new "surge and duck" strategy for the…
D.C. power brokers beware: The Bard is the king in the nation's capital. Well, for the next six months anyway. That's the span of an unprecedented festival called "Shakespeare in Washington" that is…
Next up: "High School Musical" on ice! No, really. Disney is working quickly to put together an "HSM" ice show with Feld Entertainment, the company behind other Disney on Ice offerings.
Noises Off: Broadway sales are taking their usual post-holiday slide, but industry folk have reason to hope the winter forecast may still be sunny.
Back in 1960, Paul Lynde gave voice to the parental anthem of all time in "Bye Bye Birdie" when he barked out Lee Adams' immortal lyric: "Kids!/I don't know what's wrong with these kids today!"