Bonnie J. Monte's production of "Macbeth" for the Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey has both star power and a palatable cutting thrust. Monte has paced the Bard's most foul and devious tragedy with a…
Casting has been announced for Beach Boys musical "Good Vibrations," due on Broadway in December. Tituss Burgess, fresh from La Jolla Playhouse's "Jersey Boys," joins David Larsen, Kate Reinders…
Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White is pairing with Maurice Hines to create a tuner loaded with EWF material as well as new music. Titled "Hott Feett" and produced by White's Kalimba…
Just For Variety: It's a good morning back in Hollywood after a week's newsgathering in N.Y. We caught up with Matthew Broderick, Frances Sternhagen and "The Foreigner" company in previews at the…
Debilitating lawsuits, producer squabbles, media backlash: Over the past few months, "Jerry Springer -- The Opera" has endured almost as many traumas as an episode of its namesake talkshow.
As early editions of the Tribeca Film Festival illustrated, the 2001 terrorist attacks sparked an inordinate number of maudlin indie features about Lower Manhattanites struggling to connect with…
There's no substitute for a big, new Broadway musical. October box office continues to be off $2 million from its performance in 2002 and 2003. One-person shows may fill the theaters, but they don't…
Alliance Theater in Atlanta offers a new twist on Suzan Lori-Parks' "Topdog/Underdog": The actors in the two-man show will switch off playing brothers Lincoln and Booth.
New York's Classic Stage Company announced its second First Look Festival, three one-night-only staged readings of little-seen classic plays.
Patrick Stewart and Joshua Jackson will star in David Mamet's "A Life in the Theater," at London's Apollo Theater Shaftesbury Avenue. Directed by Lindsay Posner, the comedy will start previews Jan…