"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…
The dulcet tones of Jerome Kern's overture to "Show Boat" wafted through the halls of Carnegie on Tuesday night, with those golden melodies pouring out over an appreciative audience.
Another classic revisited by playwright Jeffrey Hatcher, "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" reaps mixed rewards from the intriguing ideas of making the alter-ego duo less strictly defined as good vs. evil…
For some opera-goers, Richard Strauss' final work for the stage, "Capriccio," is as bubbly and refreshing as the flute of champagne the resplendent Renee Fleming downs at the end of the evening at…
The Metropolitan Opera's live high-def theatrical transmissions -- seen worldwide by more than 920,000 people during the 2007-08 season -- are creating new fans and sparking renewed interest among…