The autobiographical monologue has been raised to a new level with the current generation of writer-performers. Among the best is Marga Gomez, who has brought her hilarious and moving "Memory Tricks"…
There can be few more daunting theatrical challenges than bringing Greek tragedy to life for a contemporary audience; the most successful productions have generally been the most stylized: Ariane…
There's a reason Chekhov never allowed another performance of "The Wood Demon" after a disastrous 1889 opening. The play ran too long, had confusing dramatic action, minimal structure, and the fourth…
There can be few more daunting theatrical challenges than bringing Greek tragedy to life for a contemporary audience. Nearly two years ago, London's adventurous Almeida Theater Company premiered…
This year's Tony Awards will include, for the first time, separate prizes for best revival of a musical and a play. The decision was approved Thursday by the Tony administration committee.
Britain's Prince Andrew gave a royal kickoff Thursday to UK/LA 1994, a two-month arts festival throughout the Los Angeles area that will include productions by the Royal National Theater and the…
Actor Paul Newman, who serves as president of New York's Actors Studio, and Jonathan Fanton, president of Gotham's New School, are expected to announce today an educational program linking the two…
"Stomp," the percussive British import currently storming Gotham, has been slated to open the UCLA Center for the Performing Arts 1994-95 season.
Kennedy and his artistic partner Reese Howard have taken over the former Gnu Theatre, refurbished it and renamed it the Odessa Theatre. They're staging two full-length plays on alternate nights…