The title struck an upbeat note, but the tenor of the talk was sober at Columbia's U.'s two-day confab Oct. 29-30 on the state of Gotham legit.
A sluggish economy and public concerns about terrorism are buffeting nonprofit regional theaters here in many ways, according to concerned managers in the Washington area.
Between composer Marc Blitzstein's persistent cult of admirers and musical-theater revivalists, it beggars belief that "No for an Answer" has never been fully staged. Something of a follow-up to "The…
Film director Hal Hartley ("Henry Fool," "Trust") turned his attention to the stage in 1998, writing this theater piece, inspired by the 1993 Waco confrontation between the Branch Davidians and the…
Broadway producers must wish they still had those labor concessions in play. Last week, no fewer than 16 shows registered grosses that fell under tallies recorded the week of Sept. 24-30, the first…
Kathleen Turner, Jason Biggs and Alicia Silverstone take "The Graduate" on the road prior to its Broadway run, now confirmed to open at a Shubert theater on April 4.
Robert Hofler: Noises Off
This production of William Saroyan's "The Time of Your Life" offers so many small pleasures that it's forgivable that it never quite delivers a big one. Exceptionally well cast -- no easy feat for an…
For the second offering of the Long Wharf Theater season, acting artistic director Greg Leaming has brought from New York last year's Keen Co. production of this solo play by Irish playwright Conor…
In one precipitous dive, the Yale Repertory Theater has lurched from the highly polished pleasures of its season opener, Shaw's "You Never Can Tell," to an utterly ill-advised revival of Tennessee…
From Alan Ayckbourn's playbook, "Caught in the Net" combines the homes of two families on one set: The color scheme divides the back wall of the set, where each family has its own front door, but…