Alan Bennett's farce is revived in a sparkling production with Kristoffer Tabori directing a knockout cast that delivers not only the laughs, but also the nuances of the British playwright's humor.
Author! Author!," which looks at the life, times and words of Jewish humorist Sholom Aleichem, continues to be a crowd-pleaser some 18 years after its debut. The popularity may be due to its charm…
Leonard Bernstein never seemed completely satisfied with "Candide," which he hoped would be the great American opera. After its first New York production in 1956, he collaborated on seven other…
In certain ways, "The Manchurian Candidate's" transition to stage is more impressive than "Sunset Boulevard's." Both are competing with memorable film versions, with seared-in-memory…
Anna Mary Robertson
"I'm fucking alienated," proclaims the closest thing to a hero in "subUrbia," Eric Bogosian's foray into twentysomething angst. Even ignoring the jarring fact that truly alienated 20-year-olds…
For several years running, the Bay Area's most exciting theatrical terrain has been that of solo performance -- highlighted by the ever-expanding Solo Mio Festival, and by such rising talents as Anna…
The draw for this revival of the fifth-longest-running show in Broadway history is Rosie O'Donnell, and perhaps it's fitting that an actress about to open on the big screen as Betty Rubble in "The…
Reviewed May 12, 1994.
The last new show of the Broadway season is also the worst. In fact, it isn't stretching things to say that "The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public" is the crummiest junk to litter the district since…