The most controversial new show of the Broadway season turns out not to be the big musical about the nasty nightlife columnist, or even the comedy about the man in love with the goat. No, it's…
Brian Stokes Mitchell is set to star in "Man of La Mancha" when the latest incarnation of the durable tuner opens on Broadway.
The former Orange County-based Theater District repertory company has made an impressive legit outing at Hollywood's venerable Cast Theater with award-winner Lee Blessing's ("Eleemosynary,"…
"Guys and Dolls," a ground-breaking, vividly original musical, richly deserves its classic status, but the current Broadway/L.A. touring version at the Wilshire Theater doesn't do it justice. Loud…
Director David Schweizer's work is now on display at two major area theaters, with "He Hunts" at the Geffen and David Hare's "The Blue Room" at Pasadena Playhouse through this weekend. Together, they…
Rare is the production of Rossini's opera about the busybody barber that isn't dominated by either the man wielding the razor or the wily young woman whose romantic aims he's recruited to pursue.
Ecstatically received at its 2000 San Francisco Opera premiere -- where the company even scheduled an additional performance -- Jake Heggie's operatic transformation of Sister Helen Prejean's…
Sens. Charles Schumer and Orrin Hatch's recently introduced Playwrights' Licensing Relief Act of 2002 is getting the silent treatment on Times Square.
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
The premieres of two new works of musical theater plus revivals of plays by Chekhov, Euripides, Durrenmatt and Shakespeare will make up the 2002-03 season of the American Repertory Theater in…
The bad-news phone call went out during Sunday's matinee. Henry Goodman was onstage playing Max Bialystock in the Broadway hit "The Producers." Neither he nor Steven Weber, the show's other new…