Dark, mighty and poetic, Shakespeare's "King Lear" remains the definitive savage family drama -- a monumental tale of a betrayed monarch's descent into madness and grief.
While some musicals demand sweep and choruses, tuners rooted in the intimate and the internal may adapt well to a reduction in scope.
Tuner "9 to 5: The Musical" will punch in at Broadway's Marquis Theater next spring, with the legit adaptation of the 1980 comedy beginning previews there in March.
THE REMARKABLE "Encores!" summer series hits a triple home run with its stunning casting of the season's opener "Damn Yankees." What a winner it is. Sean Hayes, best known for TV's "Will & Grace," is…
Sam Shepard takes an extremely literal position on that folksy adage about the futility of persisting in a lost cause.