Two new Australian plays will be included in Melbourne Theater Company's 2007 season, along with starring roles for local thesps Magda Szubanski and Joel Edgerton.
Broadway seems to have shaken off its back-to-school doldrums a little early this year, with total grosses rising by more than $1.1 million to $15,076,630 for Week 18 (Sept. 25-Oct. 1).
Around 30 Tony-winning best musicals have been made into Hollywood films, but Broadway has rarely returned the favor: Only three winners of the best picture Oscar successfully transferred to the…
As the glamazon cross-dressers of "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" stomp across the stage of the Lyric Theater this week, the producers of the new Australian jukebox musical are looking to see if…
In our inner iPod runs the soundtrack to our lives. Sweet bliss? There's the glory of soul. Have a revenge fantasy? Try gangsta rap. Self-indulgent depression? That's what folk music is for. Male…
Adam Rapp is among the legit honorees of this year's Princess Grace Awards, given out annually to up-and-comers in theater, dance and film.
When news emerged that "A Chorus Line" was returning to Broadway in a revival virtually identical to its 1975 debut production, the surrounding debate ranged from skepticism to cautious approval. Was…
The Irish Rep has made the excellent decision to leave "The Hairy Ape" alone. Despite premiering in 1922, Eugene O'Neill's expressionistic drama doesn't need a modern interpretation to be surprising…
Ellen Stewart promises the aud at this rare revival of Sam Shepard's rock 'n' roll slam-down, "The Tooth of Crime," that the show is being performed "exactly, exactly, exactly" as when it preemed at…
Christopher Plummer and Brian Dennehy will "Inherit the Wind" this spring, toplining a revival of the 1955 play set for a 12-week run at the Lyceum Theater starting in March.
The one person involved in the making of movies and plays who never gets enough credit is usually the writer. So let's examine Peter Morgan, the brain behind "The Queen." His is an eloquently drawn…