| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:29 PM
When Sarah Jessica Parker says she plans to help inject a modern, fresh feeling into the New York City Ballet by marrying the worlds of fashion and ballet, it's a wild idea that immediately makes sense. Not just because the ballet is full of spectacle and...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:30 AM
A whopping seven Broadway musicals and two Off Broadway tuners will compete for the single 2013-14 Drama League Award for musical, one of only five competitive award categories packed with nominees that also include actors Michelle Williams, Denzel...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The Bristol Old Vic production of "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" currently at the Broad Stage and the Théâtre de Bouffes du Nord production of "The Suit," which opens Wednesday at UCLA's Freud Playhouse, both are connected to South Africa. Shakespeare'...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Last week, the Broadway production of "Beautiful," the backstage musical featuring the music of Carole King and starring Chicago's Jessie Mueller, grossed more than $1 million. There are plenty of directors on Broadway whom you might term rising stars,...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
James Earl Jones will return to Broadway this fall in a revival of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's "You Can't Take It With You."
Scott Ellis helms the comedy about an eccentric family thrown into upheaval when the daughter falls in love with an uptight...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:29 PM
What to give that theater lover for Christmas? Here are a few recommendations.
On my bedside table already is “Fosse” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $32), Sam Wasson’s well-researched and crafted biography of director-choreographer Bob...
| Jan 7, 2014
Born in Memphis, Tenn., to music legend Johnny Cash, Rosanne Cash grew up in parts of California and currently resides in New York City with her husband, John Leventhal. Cash and Leventhal co-wrote the tracks on "The River and the Thread" -- her first...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:26 PM
— Only because the Rose Theater at the Lincoln Center is five stories up and the artificial snow that fell behind NFL commissioner Roger Goodell might have muffled sound like the real thing was nobody able to hear the kicking and spinning of...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Latino playwright, actor on 'The Electric Company.'
Luis Avalos, 67, a Cuban American actor who had a regular role as Dr. Doolats on the 1970s public television children's series "The Electric Company" and later was active in Los Angeles'...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Here’s a bit of counter programming for the holiday season that takes the seasonal classics and puts a spin on them.
Hartford’s TheaterWorks asked playwrights whose works played the theater to write a short play about 10 minutes or so,...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:06 PM
Jim Hall, a jazz guitarist, composer and arranger whose subtle, lyrical playing style was favored by such iconic jazz artists as Sonny Rollins, Bill Evans, Paul Desmond and Ella Fitzgerald, has died in New York. He was 83.
Hall died in his sleep Tuesday...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Cheshire’s JonnyOrsini is the winner of the fouth annual Clive Barnes Award in New York recently, presented by Tony Award winning director-choreographer Susan Stroman. He won for his performance in Broadway’s “The Nance.” He is...