A 50th-anniversary staging of Horton Foote's "The Trip to Bountiful" and a new play based on the life of Rita Hayworth highlight the 2002-03 season at Hartford Stage under artistic director Michael…
Robert Hofler: Noises Off
Three things are certain: death, taxes and a new David Williamson play annually foisted onto Australia's theatergoing public.
There's a lot that says "first play" about "The Lucky Ones," the debut drama from onetime actress Charlotte Eilenberg that wears its author's inexperience on its sleeve. But just when the action…
ACT Theater artistic director Gordon Edelstein is a man of many talents, but one thing he's particularly good at is beginnings and endings. The director's current staging of Eugene O'Neill's…
Updating "La Boheme" to the downtown '90s may have worked for "Rent," but resetting "La Traviata" in Manhattan's disco '70s most definitely does not for "Kept." This generally flat and flavorless new…
There is good news for the Broadway production of "Fortune's Fool." The Tony Awards administration committee announced Thursday that Michael Poulton's adaptation of the Turgenev comedy would be…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
From its leggy blond chorines to its goose-stepping pigeons, from its bevy of dithering queens to its battalion of leering old ladies, "The Producers" was, is and will continue to be a big…
Magic hasn't been much seen on "the Stem," which is to say Broadway, this season, and that's one reason why Ricky Jay's reappearance in the neighborhood feels particularly welcome.