What is the West End to do? That's the question making the rounds at the moment in a London commercial legit climate that is facing its usual woes. Industry insiders, ever optimistic, prefer to look…
Given that the Guthrie's new production of "Othello" is being prepped for a national tour as part of the National Endowment for the Arts' "Shakespeare in American Communities" program, it's not…
Noises Off: In between the Broadway revivals of "Assassins" (spring 2004) and "Pacific Overtures" (fall 2004), there is a "new" Stephen Sondheim musical coming to town.
Road grosses inched upward during Week 25 (Nov. 10-16), rising by 1.6% to $15,890,537.
Terrence McNally's travails on the British stage look unlikely to be eased entirely by London's first "Lisbon Traviata." The Off Broadway hit has taken 18 years, and a bewildering array of accents…
It's not every day that you leave a play wishing for more vulgarity, but what one might call a touch of crass -- of good, cheap thrills -- wouldn't go amiss in "Sweet Panic," a Stephen Poliakoff…
Reprieve from a bruising onslaught of disappointing productions has arrived at last with Jack O'Brien's lucid, endlessly captivating staging of "Henry IV," which crackles across the Vivian Beaumont…
Patricia Clarkson, Sally Field and Dana Ivey will play key roles in the Kennedy Center's upcoming festival of plays by Tennessee Williams.
Terrence McNally is at work on a new one-woman show for Chita Rivera. And it's all about Chita. "Instead of writing an autobiography, she should perform it," said producer Marty Bell.
Ireland's national theater, the Abbey, announced details this week for the yearlong celebration in 2004 of the theater's 100th anniversary. The program of productions, readings, talks and ancillary…
From the days of the Kembles and down the ages, actors must have their party pieces. And here comes Judith Ivey with hers, a dramatic portrait gallery of "passionate women on the brink of…