Elaine Stritch notwithstanding, one-person autobiographical shows are a tough call. If the performer isn't prodigiously gifted, it's like being trapped next to a weepy drunk on a 12-hour flight to…
Imagine a onetime West End mainstay like "Run for Your Wife" given a feminist gloss, and you get the drift of "The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband." Writer-director Debbie Isitt's play has been kicking…
The works of prolific gay playwriting factory Ronnie Larsen ("10 Naked Men," "Making Porn," etc.) have sometimes seemed like hastily thrown-together excuses to undress cute actors. Latest effort…
Ronna Kress won the Casting Society of America's Artios Award in feature film drama for "Moulin Rouge", while "Harry Potter" casting team Janet Hirshenson and Jane Jenkins were feted in the feature…
Toward the end of "The Breath of Life," the new David Hare play that makes legit history for bringing together Britain's most formidable thespian dames, Madeleine Palmer (Maggie Smith) says she's…
Stewart F. Lane has joined Anita Waxman and Elizabeth Williams as producer of transfer productions from London's Donmar Warehouse.
The best intentions and a lot of sincere effort can't succeed in dispelling the scent of mothballs from this much-anticipated staging of "Flower Drum Song," a painstaking reinvention of the 1958…
Just for Variety - Army Archerd
DreamWorks Records will release on Dec. 10 the Broadway cast recording of Baz Luhrmann's production of "La Boheme," two days after it opens at the Broadway Theater in New York.
Baz Luhrmann's "La Boheme" is a hit, if a qualified one as yet. This Broadway-bound revival of his 1990 Australian Opera production may not be the most moving or beautifully sung "Boheme" you'll ever…