As anyone who caught her Tony-winning turn in "The History Boys" will attest, Frances de la Tour, high priestess of droll, could wring laughs out of reading an airline timetable.
D. Tucker Smith weaves fiction and history through an interracial love story in "The Great Game," which explores a clash between the expanding Russian and British empires in 1870 and a racist…
"American Idol" winner Fantasia Barrino steps into the lead role of "The Color Purple" on Broadway April 10. Announcement was made on the Thursday episode of "Idol," during which Barrino sang a…
A world-premiere of a play by Michael Frayn and the London premiere of Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry's tuner "Parade" are the centerpieces of the new Donmar Warehouse season announced today by…
The London success of David Grindley's 2004 revival of "Journey's End," R.C. Sherriff's 1929 play set in the British trenches during WWI, illustrated the slow-burning drama's capacity to resonate…
It's easy to carp at the excesses and inefficiency of this prequel/backstory to L. Frank Baum's beloved Oz adventure. Winnie Holzman's libretto is overstuffed with more plot strands than she can do…
"The Producers," the Mel Brooks tuner that broke box office records and created the phenomenon of the premium-priced ticket when it opened in 2001 and then swept that year's Tonys Awards, will…
First and foremost, Harold Pinter was, and is, an actor. That's why he writes so uncommonly well for them, rather than merely providing mouthpieces for authorial ideas.
The elder statesman of Australian theater, David Williamson, has given classical guitarist Karin Schaupp, her mother and her grandmother a generous present in the oral family history, "Lotte's Gift."
It's official: "Sunday in the Park with George" will be part of the Roundabout Theater's 2007-08 Broadway season. U.K. import, which took home five Olivier Awards Sunday, begins previews at Studio 54…