On any given weekend in this city, it seems children's theater offerings far outnumber theatrical films for children. The Serendipity Theatre Company, based at the Coronet Theatre, consistently rates…
Less than a week before the end of its grueling New Haven tryout, Arthur Miller's "Broken Glass" suffered an unanticipated blow Tuesday, when Ron Silver pulled out of the Broadway-bound production…
An ancient Greek play performed in Russian at an ice rink and a drama acted out by 300 silent characters will be among offerings in the most ambitious, costly Edinburgh Intl. Festival in years.
A two-for-one Shakespeare and the West Coast preem of A.R. Gurney's "Later Life" are among the five plays announced for Old Globe Theater's Summer Festival '94. One slot remains unfilled, pending…
The long-delayed Los Angeles premiere of David Hare's "The Secret Rapture" was worth the wait. Director Stephen Tobolowsky has staged a superbly subtle production of this complex and fascinating 1988…
Showtime announced its slate of plays Friday for its upcoming legit one-act festival, with some surprises among the scribblers.
With "Twilight: Los Angeles,1992," Anna Deavere Smith confirms her status as a premiere force in American theater. "Twilight" is lightning striking twice, a brilliant follow-up to Smith's acclaimed…
"Carousel" is breathtaking, a mesmerizing revival that startles and startles and then startles again as director Nicholas Hytner, choreographer Kenneth MacMillan and designer Bob Crowley refashion…
A program of music for cello alone, with works very old and very new, suggested an exercise in austerity, yet Yo-Yo Ma's UCLA recital was, as usual, sold out far in advance.
The trouble with riding a wave of over-anticipation, as both Liz Phair and the Spinanes demonstrated last week, is that unless you've mastered the art of walking on water, that same wave will…