If Neil LaBute wrote a self-help book, it might be called "I'm Not OK, Neither Are You, So Let's Screw Things Up for Anyone Who Is." But in "Fat Pig," an uncharacteristic empathy for the weakness of…
Just For Variety -- Good Morning: Jack Lemmon as a woman, Juliet Mills as a man. That's the new version of "Avanti" being readied by producer Walter Mirisch at MGM.
The revival of "Steel Magnolias" has secured the Lyceum Theater for a run beginning in March. Previews begin March 15, with opening night set for April 4, according to producers Roy Gabay and Robyn…
The producers of Billy Crystal's "700 Sundays" reported $600,000 in single-ticket sales the day after the show's Sunday Broadway premiere.
London is by all accounts one of the world's most surveillance-intensive of cities, so it would seem tailor-made for Rob Evans' "A Girl in a Car with a Man" were the play itself less trying. As it…
Playwright Larry Shue established a successful career creating misfits. "The Foreigner," his 1984 Off Broadway smash, is on view again in New York with Matthew Broderick. "Foreigner" has a built-in…
In an unusual conclusion to a contest, the three finalists in First Stage Theater's one-act play competition all came out winners.
James Stern's financing and production shingle Endgame has optioned the feature film rights to David Crane and Larry Coen's Off Broadway show and screenplay "Epic Proportions."
What begins with the minuteness of a buzzing fly ends with epic chaos in the audience, reflecting the childlike delights big and small of "Aga-Boom," a short confection of a show aimed primarily at…
Mel Brooks' "The Producers," the Broadway musical transplant that just opened to raves on the West End, and "The History Boys," Alan Bennett's affectionate portrait of life in English academe, were…