| Apr 21, 2012
Everyman Theatre will split its 2012-2013 season between two venues, but a common thread unifies the plays — all are Baltimore premieres.
There will be six works in all, up from the usual five. The lineup includes recent works by such notable...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Charles Newell's office is spotless. Unnervingly tidy. Standing in it makes you feel as though you have intruded on a magazine photo shoot about anal-retentive work environments. His desk, which looks out onto 55th Street in Hyde Park, gleams: There's not...
| May 14, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Dan Stevens, who plays Matthew Crawley in the transatlantic hit television drama "Downton Abbey," will make his Broadway debut later this year in a revival of "The Heiress," starring Jessica Chastain. Stevens will play the role of Morris Townsend, a...
| May 17, 2012
| 10:48 AM
It's a common, if not entirely fair, knock on Tom Stoppard that his intellectually omnivorous plays have more head than heart — an artificial division upended by the questions raised by his best works. In "Arcadia," now receiving a...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Sad news: Burry Fredrik, a Tony Award--winning producer and director over five decades died in her home in Weston May 22. Cause of death was complications from a stroke she suffered two years ago, She was 86.
She co-produced Tom Stoppard’s “...
| Feb 23, 2012
Barney Rosset, the renegade founder of Grove Press who fought groundbreaking legal battles against censorship and introduced American readers to such provocative writers as Harold Pinter, Samuel Beckett, Eugene Ionesco and Jean Genet, died Tuesday in...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Roxanna Hope, who played Caroline Cushing in Frost/Nixon on Broadway will play the title role in Henrik Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler"," the season opener at Hartford Stage.
The show, directed by Jennifer Tarver (the Canadian director who staged "Krapp's Last...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Our book club started meeting 48 years ago and we've been discussing books ever since. The original members were young, married women who'd just had their first children and wanted to stay intellectually active. Over the course of almost five...
| Sep 11, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Newcomers Jeff Lillico and Joy Farmer-Clary will play the star-crossed lovers in Chicago Shakespeare Theaterâs âRomeo and Juliet,â opening soon on Navy Pier. The Chicago theater isn't shying away from the pain of life this fall, with many of the.......
| Sep 13, 2010
| 4:32 PM
THEATER REVIEW: "Theories of the Sun" â
Â½ Through Oct. 3 at Theatre Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave.; Running time: 2 hours; Tickets: $20 at 773-975-8150 or www.sideshowtheatre.org All of the great plays in the world are about death. More particularly,........
| Sep 29, 2010
| 4:32 PM
THEATER REVIEW: "Night and Day" â
Through Oct. 31 by Remy Bumppo Theatre Company at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave.; Running time: 2 hours, 15 minutes; Tickets: $30-$50 at 773-404-7336 or www.remybumppo.org âNewspapers,â...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 9:32 PM
A word to the wise: If you're planning to take in Tom Stoppard's 2006 drama, âRock 'n' Roll,â at the Open Fist, you might want to arrive a bit early and study the timelines in the lobby, which detail Czechoslovakiaâs......