George C. Wolfe will be handed the reins of the New York Shakespeare Festival, if a management turnover is approved by the theater's trustees at a board meeting today. Actor Kevin Kline also is…
The L.A. Opera and L.A. Festival both have received substantial challenge grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has reached an agreement with Horned Toad Prods., settling a labor dispute on the set of "Joshua Tree."
From the unlikeliest sources, musicals spring. Who would have predicted that newcomers Jeffrey Lunden (composer) and Arthur Perlman (writer), would spin such a moving, pristine chamber musical from…
Outstanding performances, strong dramatic conflict and powerful prose make this skillfully paced production of "Flesh and Blood" an entertaining and educational exploration of homophobia, safe sex…
Black 47 are the Irish-American (not African-American) agit-prop rockers who created such a buzz at Paddy Reilly's Manhattan pub that they got their self-pressed CD nationally reviewed, picked up the…
The Center Theater Group/Mark Taper Forum has received the highest number of awards this year from the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, taking nine trophies , including two for outstanding…
Rigoletto," Giuseppe Verdi's powerful opera of revenge, passion and lechery, receives a creaky, essentially traditional rendition at the hands of the Los Angeles Music Center Opera. And even though…
Plot follows the angst-ridden attempts of nice Jewish girl Sarah (Laura Patinkin) to hide her gentile boyfriend Chris (Guy Mount) from her parents.
Two American musicals, Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Carousel" and the Gershwin work "Crazy for You," dominated the 1993 Laurence Olivier Award nominations yesterday.
Encompassing a period of 25 years at the close of the 19th century, the play focuses on a humanistic young widow Elizabeth Dahlgren (Gloria Bigler) and her wooing and subsequent marriage to Harry…