When Cuban-born playwright Nilo Cruz is in charge, you can relax. He's the real deal: a playwright so authoritative, so adroit, even an imperfect play such as "Beauty of the Father" will leave you…
Broadway continued its spring slump during Week 49 (April 26-May 2), as grosses fell 8.3% to $14,535,856 with attendance down 9.2% to 226,137.
Arguments on current generations' responsibilities for ancestors' transgressions are too well-balanced in British playwright Nick Stafford's "Luminosity," making its U.S. premiere at Playmakers Rep…
A new Michael John LaChiusa musical about Vincent van Gogh and a lost play by Sophie Treadwell are among a host of premieres to be mounted by D.C.-area resident theaters next season. The adventurous…
One shudders to think of the grim provenance of "Provenance," from Ronnie Burkett and his Theater of Marionettes. "Provenance," ends with a tranquil image of its central character skating. We see…
Road grosses dove 9.1% to $14,621,580 during Week 49 (April 26-May 2).
After seven years of development and numerous workshops, the distressing thing about "Pelagie" is how many fundamental things are wrong with it, from the lack of a clear thematic intent to a physical…
Ben Whishaw's cheekbones ache with grief in Trevor Nunn's "Hamlet." Youth is both the virtue and the defect of this production. Taking his bow to cheers on opening night, Whishaw looked overwhelmed…
Cusi Cram's play "Fuente" is the winner of the Herrick Theater Foundation's playwriting competish. Prize is $20,000 and a workshop production at the Barringston Stage Co.
Look for Simon Russell Beale, Eve Best, "Brighton Rock" and even Dante Gabriel Rossetti to find a perch in north London's Islington, starting in the fall. They are all part of the sophomore season of…