Audiences will swarm like moths to the flame that is Gael Garcia Bernal during the Almeida engagement of "Blood Wedding," the U.K. stage debut of the hot film star. But not long into what turns out…
After a banner-waving, foot-stomping opening scene set to Queen's "We Will Rock You," the five-actor Het Laagland Theater Company from Holland looks like it's going to give the King Arthur legend…
Placido Domingo has resurrected the operatic rarity "Cyrano de Bergerac" by Franco Alfano, and if the famed tenor doesn't exactly deliver a tempest of histrionics, he offers up one of his most…
Jeremy McCarter of the New York Sun replaces John Simon as legit critic at New York magazine.
Adam Guettel made his long-awaited Broadway debut with "The Light in the Piazza," which is not your grandfather's musical. The composer-lyricist says he wasn't trying to move tuners in a new…
To recast or not to recast: That's the dilemma often arising when a British hit is snapped up by Broadway. Some shows cross the Atlantic virtually intact, like the 1997 Tony-winning revival of "A…
"Little fiddles and bits." That's how Harvey Fierstein describes the fix-up job that falls to the book writer when a big musical like "La Cage aux Folles" is revived for Broadway.
Lightning strikes twice for Carole Shorenstein Hays. She led the producer teams to move "Topdog/Underdog" and "Doubt" to Broadway. And just like the 2002 win by Suzan-Lori Parks, playwright John…
Don't point out to Natasha Richardson and John C. Reilly that Edward Hall, the director of their "A Streetcar Named Desire" revival, is a Brit -- unless you want to uncork Broadway-sized emotions.
There's a 39-year span between Mike Nichols first Broadway musical, "The Apple Tree," and his follow-up effort, "Monty Python's Spamalot." The Rialto has changed, he says.
On paper, it looked like one of the sleepier entries of the 2004-05 season: A 1950s teleplay was set to make its Broadway debut after being recycled as a 1957 movie and a fave stage play at community…