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…
James Carpinello rounds out principal casting of the new legit adaptation of 1980 roller-disco pic "Xanadu." Carpinello will play a frustrated artist who is inspired by a muse to build a roller disco.
Ian McKellen's take on "King Lear" and a new translation of "Peer Gynt" by Robery Bly ("Iron John") are among the offerings of the 2007-08 season at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minn.
New York got hit with 24 hours of sleet last week -- but that didn't keep Broadway auds away. An undaunted box office continued its springtime thaw with the highest total the frame has seen in recent…
The puppets are lovely and the painted perspective backdrops are luscious, but the first space is all wrong for the premiere of "Marionette Macbeth." A collaboration of Chicago Shakespeare and…
At what point should a precocious adolescent on the verge of adulthood be pushed out onto her own, to emerge from a cocoon of careful nurturing and protection into a hard world that cares but may not…
Blighty broadcaster ITV will commence "Grease Is the Word," the U.K. equivalent of NBC's "You're the One That I Want" April 7. The show will run for 10 weeks ahead of a West End revival of "Grease."
A world preem by scribe Edward Albee and the latest from helmer Mary Zimmerman are among the works on the bill for the 2007-8 season at the McCarter Theater in Princeton, N.J.
Director-choreographer Matthew Bourne channels filmmaker Tim Burton in his stage adaptation of "Edward Scissorhands," and the hybrid form that emerges is neither fish nor fowl. Bourne