"Gypsy" opened May 1 at the Shubert Theater. "The Look of Love" opened May 4 at the Brooks Atkinson Theater. "Bill Maher: Victory Begins at Home" opened May 5 at the Virginia Theater and closed May…
Fear of SARS and less-than-stellar critical response to their opening weeks is causing some tense times at Canada's Shaw and Stratford Festivals.
Fine art may seem removed from Hollywood's pop culture precincts, but the divisions are blurring. Oscars followed "Pollock" and "Frida," films that depicted tortured but influential artists.
The Kennedy Center has agreed to partner with Brunswick, N.J.'s Crossroads Theater Co. so the financially strapped African-American theater can present its 25th-anniversary season this fall and…
Visa USA is a sponsor for the national tour of dance tuner "Movin' Out." It's the first Broadway show Visa has presented on tour since "A Chorus Line" in 1990.
Jeffrey Hatcher's gift for making plays out of historical footnotes seems to have found its moment. Paris, 1941. A Piranesi-like prison. Cool blonde in trenchcoat makes a noirish entrance. Miss…
Joan Plowright enters cautiously in "Absolutely! (perhaps)," the Franco Zeffirelli play reteaming a defining film and theater partnership that began 29 years ago. Surrounded by hostile townspeople…
It's always possible that a good artist will shape something new out of familiar terrain. But that does not occur with French Canadian theater auteur Robert Lepage's latest play-cum-spectacle "La…
Mirvish Productions is shutting down its Toronto run of "Mamma Mia!" for July, August and September, as Sever Acute Respiratory Syndrome continues to spook U.S. tourists.
The L.A. Opera company's current "Don Giovanni," a co-production with the Warsaw-based Polish National Opera touts fresh staging ideas. This may not look like any version of Mozart's stormy…
Michael Healey's unpretentious three-character drama, "The Drawer Boy," was selected by Time magazine as one of the best plays of 2001. We're gently tugged, rather than tossed into the story, and in…