The agonizing experience of watching standup comics die the death onstage is meticulously re-created in Trevor Griffiths' "Comedians." The beads of sweat blooming on furrowed brows, the manic glints…
After a season troubled by finances, a dock strike, death and throat trouble, the Los Angeles Opera announced plans to tackle six new productions, including a world premiere and North American…
The George Street Playhouse canceled Tuesday night's preview performance of "Double Play" rather than have Times critic Neil Genzlinger write about the production prior to the official critics' night.
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The Broadway musical "Dance of the Vampires" will close at the Minskoff Theater on Jan. 25. Credit some of the harshest reviews in years for putting a stake through the ill-starred tuner's heart.
According to director Peter Sellars, the first performance of Euripides' "The Children of Herakles" in Athens in 430 B.C. "served as a town meeting about refugee issues." In light of the world's…
The West Coast Office of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has hired longtime union labor attorney Leo Geffner as West Coast counsel.
Coming off Christmas week, Broadway managed a smaller B.O. decrease (17.83%) than usual, but coming off New Year's week, it took a deeper dip than normal.
In real life, when a coupla white guys sit around talking, they talk about sports and sex and who ordered pepperoni on the pizza. In the alternative universe of Marlane Meyer's new play, the guys who…
Yoji Ikushima, managing director of Japanese theater operator Warner Mycal, will be honored as international exhib of the year at ShoWest 2003.
Literature's favorite lost boy sings again: That's the good news emanating from London's Royal Festival Hall, a concert venue that has given over the holiday period to the British stage premiere of a…