As it closes in on the century mark, George Bernard Shaw's genteel firebomb of a play, "Major Barbara," retains an amazing degree of force. The Roundabout Theater Co., the gallant keeper of the…
Robert and Willie Reale's new musical "Once Around the City" is Capra-corn for a new era, although even Frank Capra might have squirmed at the show's concept, in which a giant corporation robs a…
Eminently adorable TV star Tom Selleck has chosen a safe bet for his Broadway debut. He's headlining a revival of Herb Gardner's adorable 1962 comedy "A Thousand Clowns," playing the adorable Murray…
Catherine Zeta-Jones is in early negotiations to star in "Chicago," Miramax's adaptation of the Tony Award-winning Bob Fosse musical. Zeta-Jones met recently with director Rob Marshall, who's in New…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Moscow's Intl. Theater Olympics, billed as the world's largest-ever legit fest, culminated with a week of street theater and carnival in the Russian capital at the end of June.
A July Fourth fireworks display concludes Christopher Shinn's "Four," but the glow given off by this slender but tender play is anything but flashy.
"The Continuum: Beyond the Killing Fields" attempts the heal Cambodia's wounds following the purge by Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge. The show is created by Cambodian artists who survived the massacres…
Andrew Lloyd Webber's new musical "The Beautiful Game" will fail to go the final yard, with its closing notice posted for Sept. 1 on London's West End.
Though the two are vastly different in their settings, there is a similarity between this two-character confrontation and the Nicolas Cage film "Leaving Las Vegas": A few minutes into both, it…
Before directing the smash Broadway hit "The Producers," Susan Stroman delivered the 2000 Tony-winning musical "Contact."