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…
Melvin Van Peebles, who entered filmmaking after moving to France as a young man, will be honored with the international lifetime achievement award at ShoWest 2004.
Playwrights who missed the Feb. 14 deadline for the New York Intl. Fringe Festival have a second chance to showcase their work this summer in Gotham.
Tony winner Marian Seldes plays the matriarch of "The Royal Family" in the Ahmanson Theater's production of the George S. Kaufman-Edna Ferber classic comedy.
"Cavalia: A Magical Encounter Between Horse and Man," the latest show from Cirque du Soleil co-founder Normand Latourelle, will play Glendale starting April 27.
Playwright Nilo Cruz ("Anna in the Tropics") has used Cuban poet Maria Elena Cruz Varela as the fictionalized centerpiece of his play about a revered writer under house arrest in Castro's repressive…