The Broadway tuner version of "Legally Blonde" has worked out the sked for its reality-TV replacement star, with the as-yet-unannounced actress stepping into the lead role of "Blonde" two days after…
A world premiere by U.S. dramatist Christopher Shinn and the European preem of Tarell Alvin McCraney's "Wig Out!" lead the fall season at the Royal Court, London's leading venue for new writing.
"Xanadu" producer Robert Ahrens will re-team with book writer Douglas Carter Beane and helmer Christopher Ashley for "Big Time," a tuner that aims to land on Broadway in spring 2010 following an…
Set in the inner sanctum of Catherine the Great, Tony McNamara's "The Great" plays fast and loose with the facts, triumphing style over substance and wit over accuracy in an entertaining manner its…
"Dickens Unplugged" bears all the hallmarks of the Reduced Company's approach -- a madcap speed-through of a canonical literary oeuvre, told with distinctively North American accent and demeanor…
The bare-bones production of Melvin Bragg and Howard Goodall's "The Hired Man," playing for a fortnight at 59E59, can be viewed as a blueprint for what might be a remarkable musical.
The Connecticut-based Bated Breath Theater is mounting its first-ever production in New York, and just like the company itself, the results are embryonic. Directing her own translation of Henrik…
Kristen Johnston and Bradley Cooper will topline "The Understudy," the world preem of a play by Theresa Rebeck ("Mauritius") at the Williamstown Theater Festival this summer.
Brit TV comediennes Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders will wrap up a U.K. tour of their live show "French & Saunders -- Still Alive" with three weeks on the West End this fall.
Broadway play "August: Osage County" will launch a touring production, kicking off at the Curran Theater in San Francisco in August 2009.
Peter Davison's symmetrical, white stone set, with low, stagewide stairs giving way to arches topped with classical pediments is a grand utterance in keeping with the tone of "Afterlife." But for all…