It isn't until the very end of Des McAnuff's production of "Tartuffe," which opens the 2002 La Jolla Playhouse season, that the director justifies his brash approach. Up to that point, McAnuff has…
Balloons are tossed out into the audience at the end of this musical version of Aristophanes' antiwar comedy "Lysistrata," heightening the impression that we've been attending an overlong children's…
For his farewell production as artistic director of Yale Repertory Theater, Stan Wojewodski Jr. is giving audiences an opportunity to see Euripides' rarely performed and ever-powerful Trojan War…
It is time to express the minority, contrarian opinion that the 2001-02 Broadway season was nothing short of miraculous.
In the bottom-line terms of industry television, the annual Antoinette Perry (Tony) Awards show is everyone's favorite loser. Even at Channel 13, which for the sixth year will incorporate live…
Last year, the Tony Awards resembled nothing so much as a royal processional for "The Producers." Critics reached for superlatives, ticket buyers tore out their hair, prizes rained down like confetti…
The Brits and the Tonys enjoy a special theatrical relationship. Or do they? In terms of acting kudos, one has to answer, yes.
"And the Tony Award for best theater poster goes to ... " No, that's not happening. Not this year. Probably not ever if the Tony people want to keep their award show to just three hours.
"Thoroughly Modern Millie" was named best musical, while "The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?" and "Metamorphoses" shared the award for best play at the 47th Drama Desk Awards Sunday night.
Mike Leigh's 1988 play "Smelling a Rat," his sly deconstruction of a bedroom farce, could be seen as a theatrical manifesto of sorts. Here he takes a classic setup -- one room, five characters, six…
Broadway grosses crawled upward during Week 50 (May 6-12), inching up by 1.9% to $13,908,753. Attendance of 229,157 repped a smaller increase of just .1%.