David Williamson perceives himself as an Australian dramatist seeking primarily to entertain as he reflects on contemporary behavior. His critics prefer to dig deeper, focusing on weighty social and…
Tom Tomlinson, founder and executive director of the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, has been named exec director of the Orange County Performing Arts Center.
The Will Rogers Follies" takes audiences back to a time when a solid hit musical didn't lean on falling chandeliers and gigantic flying tires. The show makes its mark with triple-threat performers…
Band: Reginald Royal, piano; James Leary, bass; Yonrico Vondez Scott, drums; Will Miller, trumpet; Gregory Charles Royal, trombone; Fernando Harkless, reeds.
An estimated 40,000 people attended Broadway's centennial birthday bash Wednesday in Times Square. The second annual "Broadway on Broadway" free outdoor concert showcased every musical currently on…
Tommy Tune Tonight!" can be summed up as Tried and True, but Terrific. There's nothing terribly innovative about this 90-minute program of song, dance and chatter, but Tune's talent and apparently…
PJ Harvey's power-trio attack isn't so much stripped-down rock as it is flayed-alive rock.
Leonard Cohen doesn't have fans; he has worshipers. And while there have never been quite enough of them to make any of the Canadian poet's 11 albums big moneymakers, there are certainly enough to…
Hal Holbrook adds another impressive credit to his resume with his strong rendition of the title role in Jack O'Brien's dark, spare and stirringnew version of Shakespeare's tragedy.
Closing the Long Beach Civic Light Opera's 44th season, "Dreamgirls" is an entertaining and polished presentation that nonetheless misses the passion of other productions. While this incarnation of…
Yes, "Arms and the Man" is that Shaw comedy about a Balkan war, an irreverent tale laden with hypocrisy, constantly shifting realities, and heroes who are decidedly anti-heroic. So what if it's…