It has been a long time since anyone wrote a line like "Maitland, bring the creme de menthe and two glasses." The line was consciously old-fashioned in 1955 when Enid Bagnold wrote it, and, what's…
Australia's foremost contemporary dramatist, David Williamson, has fashioned a lightweight star-vehicle for popular and versatile local thesp Caroline O'Connor in "Scarlett O'Hara at the Crimson…
At a point where "Anything: The Musical" is pretty much the operative principle, "Beowulf" nonetheless raises eyebrows as obscurantist by pop-culture standards, nevermind the recent "performance…
The action of John C. Picardi's "The Sweepers" is restricted to two tiny, adjacent concrete back yards in Boston's Italian North End, but its themes sprawl,
Following the trend that every old film or TV show apparently must be made into a musical, "A Very Brady Musical" makes a reasonably successful transition, considering the kids on the original…
Summer festival fare doesn't have to be silly, lightweight fun -- but it's nice when that turns out to be the case, as with "Vendetta Chrome," a spoof on the inane mannerisms (and innate…
The 2008 Tony winners showed strong momentum at the box office last week -- and that was before they collected their trophies Sunday night.
The nuttiness of the 1980s therapy craze may no longer pack the same comedic punch it did when Christopher Durang's "Beyond Therapy" first bowed in 1981. But the Williamstown Theater Festival's…
Dads seemed to be in control of the remote Sunday, as the NBA Finals and golf's U.S.. Open crushed their Father's Day competition -- including the Tony Awards on CBS.
The difference between "Boeing-Boeing" now and "Boeing-Boeing" then? When the play first played the Rialto in the 1960s, it flopped. This year, it won the Tony for play revival.
It has more style than substance, but Samuel Adamson's "Some Kind of Bliss," arriving from London via 59E59's Brits Off Broadway festival, is still an hour's worth of fun.