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"The Addams Family" seemed to have everything going for it when the musical opened on Broadway two years ago: a book by the creators of the mega-hit "Jersey Boys"; two exceedingly popular stars, Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwirth; and a title known to...
VarietyBilly Crystal has marked his calendar for the Broadway return of "700 Sundays," the autobiographical solo show that proved a box office powerhouse when it preemed on the Rialto in 2004. Crystal made his Main Stem debut in the show and hasn't been back...
Tags: Holland Taylor, Alan Zweibel, New York City
His offices in Seoul are nearly 7,000 miles from New York — a 14-hour flight made several times a year — but that hasn't deterred Chun-soo Shin from his bid to become a major Broadway player. One of Korea's top theater producers, Shin has...
Searching for his way into the new musical "Backbeat," which examines the Beatles' early days (and nights) in Hamburg, Germany, David Leveaux asked himself what he called "the Jerome Robbins question." It's a tactic he picked up in 2004 while overseeing...
The recent stage adaptation of the bestselling novel "Sideways" that debuted in May in Santa Monica is moving up in the world. The La Jolla Playhouse said it will produce the play starting in July, with former artistic director Des McAnuff at the helm....
STRATFORD, ONTARIO — It's not easy for the Stratford Shakespeare Festival to accommodate the beautiful mess. Its costs and budgets are massive, its theaters imposing — in its current configuration, Tanya Moiseiwitsch's famous Festival...
Christopher Plummer Discusses His Oscar-Winning Turn in 'Beginners' and the Dark Side of ShakespeareBeginners Sept. 8, 7:30 p.m., $5-$10, Q&A with Christopher Plummer, hosted by Ira Joe Fisher, Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, (203) 438-5795, ridgefieldplayhouse.com. For Christopher Plummer, the oldest actor to win an...
"First you're young. Then you're old. Then you're wonderful." — Alice Roosevelt Longworth STRATFORD, Canada — Christopher Plummer is in the wonderful phase of his career — and at 82 he's seizing the opportunity. In February, the six-...
The Stratford Festival of Canada has announced its 2013 season, its first under new artistic (and former executive) director Antonio Cimolino. Shows in the Festival Theatre are "Romeo and Juliet" (directed by Tim Carroll), "Fiddler on the Roof" (directed...
STRATFORD, ONTARIO — Of all of William Shakespeare's plays, "Henry V" is the drama most often interpreted as patriotically British. In the 1944 film version, Laurence Olivier used the young king's inspiring St. Crispin's Day speech, with its soaring...
Tags: William Shakespeare, England, France, Danny Boyle, Olympic Games
STRATFORD, Ontario — At the age of 82 and with his acting chops and handsome looks singularly unscathed, Christopher Plummer has earned the right to talk of death. If a man can fight back so many of its familiar ravages, you think, he must be a...
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