| Apr 1, 2014
| 11:29 AM
New Haven’s Lauren Ambrose (TV’s “Six Feet Under”) and Chris Pine (Captain Kirk in the recent “Star Trek” films) star a revival of Sam Shepard’s “Fool for Love” at Williamstown Theatre Festival&...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:48 PM
If you have a show that has been touring pretty much continuously for 17 years — and we're talking the exact same Walter Bobbie Broadway revival production from 1997 — you really need someone like Bianca Marroquin.
Marroquin, a well-known...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Linda Lavin will reunite with playwright Nicky Silver, helmer Mark Brokaw and Off Broadway's Vineyard Theater to star in "Too Much Sun," the new Silver play set to open at theater in May.
In 2011 Lavin, currently appearing on NBC comedy "Sean Saves the...
| Jan 23, 2014
One of the oft-overlooked qualities of that great John Kander and Fred Ebb masterpiece "Cabaret" is pliability. This, old chum, is a title that comes around a lot in a critic's life.
On Wednesday night at the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, I was on...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The Williamstown Theater Festival has given New York legiters a couple of reasons to spend a weekend in the Berkshires this summer, with Chita Rivera, Renee Fleming, Joe DiPietro and Kathleen Marshall on tap for the festival's 2014 mainstage lineup....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:32 PM
LONDON — Let's be honest, nobody comes to Britain for the weather. But as Londoners bid a rueful farewell to another erratic English summer, there is as at least one consolation — the new season is reliably the most exciting in the theater...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:30 PM
"The Landing" is esteemed Broadway composer John Kander's first musical since the death of his long-time collaborator, Fred Ebb, so all eyes are naturally on his new partner, the young playwright Greg Pierce ("Slow Girl"). In the Vineyard Theater's...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Audra McDonald was in grand merry-making form for much of her magnificent L.A. Opera concert at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
Performing a diverse selection of songs spanning almost a century of the American musical and interspersing these works with...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Twenty years have passed since "Kiss of the Spider Woman" (book by Terrence McNally, music and lyrics by the great John Kander and Fred Ebb) appeared on Broadway. And in 1993, the tragic drama of Luis Alberto Molina, a homosexual window dresser imprisoned...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:03 PM
A few sharp intakes of breath could be heard at Cahn Auditorium on Sunday afternoon when Rudy Hogenmiller, the former Broadway hoofer who morphed into the artistic director of the Light Opera Works of Evanston, made his first entrance as theater's most...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Oscar nominee Christoph Waltz ("Django Unchained") hosts "Saturday Night Live" at 11:30 p.m. Saturday on NBC. Alabama Shakes is the musical guest. Could a good showing as host help Waltz at the Oscars? He is a competitor in the tightest category,...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:30 AM
"Chicago" is a perfect fit for the Hollywood Bowl for precisely the same reason the current New York production has become the longest-running musical revival in Broadway history: The show welcomes performers from all walks of the entertainment industry...