Extended exposure to two actors reading personal letters aloud could be a numbing theatrical experience were it not for the understanding heart and endearing humor that Des Keogh brings to his share…
Guy Pearce is back onstage to headline the second production of the Melbourne Theater Co.'s subscription season. The curtain rises on him naked but for a pair of slim, white silk pyjama pants…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Tony Randall's nearly moribund National Actors Theater has a new home and a new lease on life -- but it's bidding goodbye to Broadway.
When Richard Wilbur translates Moliere, the rhymes are beyond compare. If Brian Bedford is acting, the method is very exacting. And with Ming Cho Lee as designer, it's hard to get any finer, since…
Jean-Pierre Jeunet, helmer of Miramax's French-language romantic comedy "Amelie," was named Thursday to receive ShoWest 2002's international achievement in filmmaking award.
"War Letters," a staged compilation of American wartime correspondence over the last century and a half, plays less like a theatrical experience and more like a fund-raiser meant to tug the tear…
Superlatives left over from last fall's batch of notices for Elaine Stritch's solo show may need to be pressed into service for its transfer to Broadway. Remarkable as it may seem to those who caught…
Southern California has been in the midst of a full-fledged Harold Pinter revival. His plays are popping up everywhere -- "The Birthday Party" at the Matrix and "The Homecoming" at South Coast. And…
Alice Walker's "The Color Purple" is the latest literary property-turned-movie to get the Broadway musical treatment.
Page-turning novel "The Special Prisoner," by TV news anchor Jim Lehrer, has been adapted for the stage by James Glossman. In its world preem at Playwrights Theater of New Jersey, the play makes a…