Clear Channel clearly believes that movies are an untapped gold mine for legit musicals. The entertainment giant already has joined with other producers to bring both "Hairspray" and "An American in…
With three acts, 18 characters and sweeping themes of love, death and illusion, "Grand Magic" can certainly be called "grand." But is it "magic"? Not quite -- at least not in A Contemporary Theater's…
Gay self-loathing returns to the theater with a vengeance in "Fucking Games," a play nasty enough to send audience members fleeing toward the exit, whatever their sexuality.
The lowbrow and the high collide to intriguing effect in "Boy Gets Girl," the Rebecca Gilman play that Ian Rickson has brought to skillfully unnerving fruition on the Royal Court mainstage. The play…
"The Last Five Years" has acquired a new producing team, Marty Bell and Arielle Tepper. Jason Robert Brown's new musical about a troubled marriage had been on Lincoln Center Theater's winter 2002…
Four actors, nine bores: That's the unhappy math on display in "Speaking in Tongues," a play so dull its very dullness almost becomes a subject of fascination.
Anna Paquin is reunited with a piano, oddly enough, in "The Glory of Living," Rebecca Gilman's bleak slice-of-lowlife play about amoral young killers in the American South.
Locals have come to the rescue of the post-Sept.11 Broadway scene. At a Wednesday press conference, the League of American Theaters and Producers released its new study on the effects of the World…
Manhattan below 14th Street is about to be branded "Downtown." After a startup meeting Nov. 1, more than 60 participants of the newly monikered Downtown NYC coalition met Nov. 8 at the Cherry Lane…
Two singing bloodsuckers may do battle on Broadway yet. But not this season, as originally anticipated. Shortly after the events of Sept. 11, producer David Sonenberg pushed back the opening of…