The sophomore slump has set in early at Nicholas Hytner's National Theater, which kicks off its second season with a production of "Cyrano de Bergerac" that's lacking in the play's defining word…
Broadway grosses dropped 7.2% to $15,843,640 during Week 48 (April 19-25), with attendance down 5.6% to 248,935. The number of shows declined from 33 to 31 after "King Lear" and "Barbara Cook's…
Flanked by some of the best actors working in Australia, Judy Davis is radiant as the widow of a murdered polemicist in Howard Barker's obscure 20-year-old play "Victory." It's just a pity the play…
Road grosses inched up 1.5% to $16,088,012 during Week 48 (April 19-25).
For the past 15 years, the Rosenthal family has sponsored a new-play award in Cincy that has sent a bevy of fine scripts to Off Broadway and the regional circuit. But the Rosenthals pulled their…
He's back. And she's back, too. Barry Humphries brings Dame Edna to Broadway in "Back With a Vengeance."
The Tribeca Film Festival has spawned a legit cousin, the Tribeca Theater Festival, which comes to town this fall in what could become an annual event.
Salaa'm Bombay! And haven't we met somewhere before? The gaudy hues of the sets and costumes may be unfamiliar, and the seductive music certainly has a fresh tang, but look beneath the colorful…
The Drama Desk shared its theater awards nominations among Broadway and Off Broadway shows both long shuttered and just opened: "Wicked" was the clear leader, with 11, followed closely by Lincoln…
Like a tasty plate of hors d'oeuvres, five delicious one-acts open the Kennedy Center's four-month festival "Tennessee Williams Explored," superbly mounted by D.C.'s Shakespeare Theater. Four of them…