"Sisterella" creator Larry Hart has been contracted by Dick Foster Prods. to develop a musical based on the life of the late Peggy Lee.
Playwright Athol Fugard says "Dimetos" is one of his "aberrant" plays, and indeed it is. That's no doubt about why it has taken 27 years for it to receive its first full American production, on the…
By sheer trick of time, Giles Havergal's gripping portrayal of a distinguished man undone by his illicit passion for a pretty boy conveys the gasping shock of immediacy. This austere stage adaptation…
The creative forces involved in this site-specific "King Lear," most of them faculty members at CalArts, deserve an unmitigated A for effort. This is a big, provocative and occasionally mesmerizing…
With the same director, cast, raked wooden stage and scaffolding set and frequent use of theater aisles, the Broomhill Opera and Wilton's Music Hall's "The Mysteries" has many similarities to its…
The new a.d. of New Haven's Long Wharf Theater, Gordon Edelstein, has completed his first season's schedule. It will include three world premieres and four co-productions with other theaters…
Robert Whitehead, one of Broadway's most prolific producers of serious drama and the recipient of a special Tony Award this month for his nearly 60 years of work in the theater, died Saturday of…
Off Broadway's Vineyard Theater will present three world preems in its 21st season, which begins in October.
Broadway built on its Tony Awards bounce of the previous week to squeeze out a B.O. record.
"I don't want to get old," cries Patty Duke as Phyllis, the cynical ex-Follies performer attending a final reunion with her contemporaries. This outburst of emotion forcefully dramatizes the…