Director-choreographer Matthew Bourne calls his company Adventures in Motion Pictures, and the pun is extremely revealing. Bourne creates ballets saturated with visual cultural reflections and driven…
Two major deficiencies in the L.A. Opera's first 16 years were handsomely tended to with the company's delayed premiere of "Lohengrin" this past weekend. Richard Wagner's music had previously been…
"She's an astonishing woman," the terminally idle and self-loathing schoolmaster Platonov (Aidan Gillen) says of young widow Anna Petrovna (Helen McCrory), one of the many women buzzing about…
This landmark 1975 musical remains a "singular sensation" in its current reincarnation, a road version that has settled for a spell at the Paper Mill Playhouse.
In the wake of the terrorist attacks, Broadway producers met with union heads Friday to broach the subject of possible concessions to help the industry weather a potentially troublesome theater…
Two months before its Broadway opening, the musical "Assassins" is the first casualty of the new legit season.
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
As of late Thursday afternoon, several Off Broadway producers continued to wait for word from the mayor's office regarding when their shows would be able to resume performances.
Playwright Arthur Miller has been honored with the Praemium Imperiale Laureates award for theater and film; jazz musician Ornette Coleman took the nod for music.
William Finn is a name well-known to musical theater aficionados, but not one that has gotten much attention from the masses.