Somewhere, buried deep beneath the contrived characterizations, monumental overabundance of words and clunky dramaturgy that comprise "Driving While Black in Beverly Hills," there's an important play…
For the second year in a row, actor-comedian Martin Mull will host the ShoWest awards banquet, to be held March 8. Honorees this year include Russell Crowe, Sandra Bullock, Judi Dench and Chris Rock.
The first half of Nancy Hasty's "Bobbi Boland" crackles with the same exuberant suspense that distinguished her thriller from last season, "The Director," about a power-mad stage genius. The subject…
Beau Bridges is set to play a married man who opts for a sex-change operation in Jane Anderson's new play "Looking for Normal," skedded to open at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles on April 11…
Henry Winkler and John Ritter will co-host the inaugural National Broadway Theatre Awards, honoring achievement in touring shows. Winners will be announced at the May 21 awards ceremony at the Supper…
A 15-week celebration of musicals by Stephen Sondheim will highlight the 2001-02 theater season at the Kennedy Center.
With Lois Smith in the title role, Bertolt Brecht's "Mother Courage and Her Children" will kick off the 26th season of the Steppenwolf Theater Co. Guitarist T Bone Burnett will contribute an original…
A theatrical mystery is unfolding at the Barrington Stage Company, the summer theater based in Sheffield, Mass. Just who wrote "Ciao!," the new "black comedy about a modern-day Everyman" that closes…
The works of William Shakespeare will be in the spotlight at the Biennale di Venezia, the art org that controls the Venice Film Festival.
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Circle X Theatre Co.'s production of "In Flagrante Gothicto" snared seven noms from the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, saluting work in Los Angeles and Orange County theater in the year 2000.