Athol Fugard, creator of such classics as "Sizwe Banzi Is Dead" and "Master Harold ... and the Boys," can say more with a single line than most playwrights convey in an entire script. One phrase from…
When Edward Albee's one-act two-hander "The Zoo Story" shook up the New York theater scene in 1960, the character of Peter was a blank slate of a man, provoked to animalistic life by a stranger. The…
No opera -- this side of Wagner's "Ring," anyhow -- brooks more deserved ridicule for its plot absurdity than "Il Trovatore." No opera surmounts these absurdities -- long-lost siblings, mistaken…
"Avenue Q" has, in its endearingly irreverent way, changed the landscape of the Tonys this season with its shameless, tongue-in-cheek campaign to win itself the big brass ring, a best musical Tony.
It's been a strange month indeed for London legit. The planets must be aligning in a very particular fashion to have allowed the following to happen all within the space of a few weeks:
The New York Times' recent essay critiquing the exclusionary nature of the Tony Awards raised an old issue that may have a new timeliness.
Opening was delayed for over an hour because of a fire in the electrical rigging of the Lyttelton auditorium that triggered the sprinkler system, all but flooding the stage. One can only imagine the…
Adam Rapp's interest in the young and the alienated stretches back to the beginning of the young writer's burgeoning career. His latest effort continues his signature blend of dreamy romanticism and…
Grosses climbed during the penultimate week of the Broadway season, Week 52 (May 12-23). This is one of Broadway's unusual "leap" years, with 53 official weeks.
The road grosses dipped by 2.7% during Week 52 (May 17-23), with the total B.O. falling to $13,264,611 for the 18 shows reporting.
Strands: The early verdict on "Fuddy Meers" in London: David Lindsay-Abaire's play is not very fuddy -- sorry, funny -- at least according to the initial overnight reviews.