Strands: "Dirty Blonde," actress-writer Claudia Shear's paean to Mae West and the effect on ordinary people of such legends, is angling for an early June opening on the West End, more than four years…
A lot was riding on Hanif Kureishi's new play to forge a path to recovery for a still-young regime. Well, mark up a third with the arrival of this two-hander promising suspense, violence and…
Even as more old-fashioned Broadway fare falters, pop musicals are burning up the B.O. Down Under.
Road grosses went up 7.2% to $16,372,379 during Week 42 (March 8-14).
"Hairspray" producer Adam Epstein has signed David Javerbaum of "The Daily Show" and Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne to write the songs for the musical stage version of John Waters' 1990…
A trio of first-rate actors do what they can to warm up "Frozen," Bryony Lavery's sober exploration of the converging emotional paths of a serial killer and the mother of one of his victims.
Steve Martin's adaptation of Carl Sternheim's sex farce, boiling over with slapstick, sight gags and innuendo, is a rapid-fire stream of hilarity that slows only to make a pithy point about celebrity…
Paul Newman will return to the boards this summer when he takes the title role in "Trumbo," to benefit the Westport Country Playhouse, run by his wife, Joanne Woodward.
It's raining men these days on British stages, at least when it comes to Shakespeare. Artistic director Mark Rylance has made a practice of using all-male casts at the Globe Theater, and now Edward…
The year is 1935, when it appeared the bad times would never end. Alcoholics Anonymous and the lobotomy were invented. Only 10 musicals opened on Broadway, and none turned a profit. But the concert…
The meanings -- or nonmeanings -- in the ambiguous world of Harold Pinter have traditionally resided in the minds of his audience. But in JoAnne Akalaitis' production of "The Birthday Party" at the…