Although they do offer musical and visual pleasures, these two new chamber operas by Philip Glass and David Henry Hwang are not convincing examples of East-West fusion. Glass' score makes good use of…
Shakespeare meets the Mafia in 1950s Sicily in Shakespeare & Co.'s new production of "Much Ado About Nothing." At nearly three hours it's too long, and it has a weak performance in an important role…
When it doesn't stop raining in Gotham, people go shopping. They also go to a Broadway show. All 24 shows improved, causing the record-setting $14,502,513 tally to zoom up $1,125,320, or 8.41%, from…
The producers and amateur actors of a play have vowed to open it featuring live oral sex, believed to be a first in Canuck theater, despite the risk of arrest.
The play, the opera, the reading and now "Salome" the one-woman show. French actress Guandaline Sagliocco has taken her one-hander to several arts festivals since its debut in 1990. Now it is part of…
Broadway grosses got a minor boost in the wake of the Tony awards. Receipts rose by 4.2% to $14,452,490, while attendance notched a similar increase, to 224,771.
The "Titanic" is sinking in Hamburg. With box office revenues continually submerged, Joop van den Ende's live entertainment group Stage Holding is pulling the plug on the musical in October.
Summer is coming late to a lake-cooled Chicago this year, but at least there's some heat in the theaters.
Noises Off -- Robert Hofler
Adapted from Scott Heim's coming-of-age novel by Prince Gomolvilas, the stage version of "Mysterious Skin" retains its powerful, fresh and ambivalent take on childhood sexual molestation -- though…
There's a pun in the title of Tamsin Oglesby's "US and Them." The play, about two couples embarked on a collision course, is also an examination of the conflicting nationalities of the United States…
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