Once again, Keen Company has invigorated an overlooked play. The troupe's taut revival of Robert Anderson's "Tea and Sympathy" -- not seen in a significant Gotham production since 1953 -- lays bare a…
Add two more names to the "Xanadu" cast list: Jackie Hoffman ("Hairspray") and Mary Testa join Kerry Butler and Tony Roberts in the new tuner based on the 1980 cult flop pic about two guys, a muse…
Patrick Swayze and Melissa Gilbert will topline the pre-production workshop presentation of "Prairie," a new tuner based on the "Little House on the Prairie" series of books.
For her raucous, lewd "Restoration Comedy," Amy Freed has ransacked the plots of one minor and one substantial old play to forge a pastiche saluting 17th century mores and stagecraft while skewering…
ShoWest saw another boost for 3-D content on Thursday morning when Real D unveiled the first previews of footage from the upcoming concert film "U2 3D."
As ShoWest got under way, MGM threw a cocktail bash Tuesday at the Paris Hotel in Sin City to tout the June release of "Mr. Brooks."
Chicago's Goodman Theater will be producing a 2007-08 season dominated by contemporary work. The ubiquitous Sarah Ruhl ("The Clean House") opens the season in September with her 3½-hour epic "Passion…
It's good to be Jerry Weintraub. The ShoWest Producer of the Year has counted among his friends a remarkable range of greats in and outside show biz, from Frank Sinatra to George Clooney to President…
At this year's Oscar telecast, the comedy team of Jack Black, Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly made mockery of awards orgs' preference for honoring dramatic thesps over their equally talented laffer…
In late 1991, Quentin Tarantino was a virtually unknown screenwriter who had just directed a feature, "Reservoir Dogs," that would soon launch him as one of the most influential filmmakers of his…