Army Archerd -- Just for Variety
Legit scripter-helmer Rick Pagano, a casting director for film and TV,has certainly gathered an accomplished, dedicated ensemble for his episodic peek into the pseudo-comical machinations within a…
Nathan Lane will play Dalton Trumbo in a return engagement of the show about the screenwriter and novelist. "Trumbo," derived from the blacklisted writer's letters, is written by Christopher Trumbo…
Despite those rousing battlefield orations, and the martial pomp of the play he gives his name to, Shakespeare's Henry V is not just a simple figure of British pride and pluck. Henry is, in fact, an…
Given current unstable economic and political conditions, the new Broadway-bound Laguna Playhouse production may benefit from a mass need for escapism. appealing upbeat message, while this production…
Aristophanes' antiwar comedy "Lysistrata" was written in 411 B.C., but it reads more freshly than the contempo free adaptation playing at Theatricum Botanicum. Author Ellen Geer obviously is bursting…
Given the bellicose mood of our sorry world, it's no wonder that so many theater companies are rushing into production with revivals of Shakespeare's saber-rattling "Henry" plays. Savvy Rattlestick…
Broadway awoke from its holiday torpor after the sleepy Fourth of July week, grossing $13,268,805 last week, up $429,682 or 3.6% from the previous frame.
The 2001 New York revival of "42nd Street," now making its appearance at the Ahmanson, presents a Broadway world that never was, a world where actors promote co-stars.This fanciful quality is…
Revenue for Canadian performing arts companies reached the C$1 billion mark ($726.2 million) in 2001, up 11% from the previous year, according to a new report from Statistics Canada.
The board of directors of L.A.-based arts supporter A.S.K. Theater Projects has announced that the org will cease operations as of Sept. 30.