| Apr 3, 2014
Joey deBettencourt, who stars in the excellent national touring company of "Peter and the Starcatcher," was, just a matter of months ago, working in such small Chicago companies as the Griffin Theatre. The ease with which deBettencourt assumes the title...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:30 AM
NEW YORK — Rick Elice and Roger Rees are a quintessential New York couple. So much so, in fact, that their apartment, located on Central Park West on Manhattan's Upper West Side, served as a model for the lighting design in Terrence McNally's...
| Feb 19, 2014
The show: “Peter and the Starcatcher” at Hartford’s Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts.
What makes it special?: The national tour of the family-friendly Broadway play (with a bit of music).
First impressions?: Man, 19 degrees is...
| Feb 12, 2014
The kid spirit in putting together "Peter and the Starcatcher" was not unlike the gang of Lost Boys that are featured in this playful prequel to "Peter Pan."
The process, which started seven years ago with casual discussions, eventually turned into a...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Harvey Fierstein, Andrew Rannells, Michael Urie, Roger Rees, Jonathan Groff, Laura Benanti: All of these familiar Broadway faces, and a ton more, got together to put on a show. Making the rounds online ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics, "Russian Broadway...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — Playwright Rick Elice calls the memorabilia-filled study in his Upper West Side apartment "the garage."
It's a good term for the workshop of a self-described workaholic whose method is a combination of technical rigor, restless...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
These days it seems as though every time I turn around there's another installment of the Peter Pan story. Next stop for that flighty green-garbed spotlight-chaser: his own reality TV series, "The Real Lost Boys of Neverland," followed by a special...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Mark Rylance and Samuel Barnett, two major players in this season's much-lauded and recently profitable revivals of "Twelfth Night" and "Richard III," won't compete with themselves in the same category for Tony nominations, according to a new ruling...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"Peter and the Starcatcher" alights at the Ahmanson, Bette Midler portrays super-agent Sue Mengers, and Brian Dennehy is "The Steward of Christendom." Plus, a stocking stuffed full of seasonally -themed shows.
Celebrating the Holidays with The Lion King...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Jenny Gersten, artistic director of Williamstown Theatre Festival -- the venerable summer theater program in the Massachusetts Berkshires -- will step down at the end of the year to become executive director of Friends of the Highline, the non-profit...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Because it's never too early to start booking big-name stars for Broadway stints, the Roundabout Theater Company has set Ewan McGregor to make his Main Stem debut in its revival of "The Real Thing," now set to open at the American Airlines Theater in...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:32 AM
Ewan McGregor will make his Broadway debut next year in a revival production of Tom Stoppard's "The Real Thing," produced by the Roundabout Theatre Company in New York.
McGregor will play the role of Henry, a playwright, in Stoppard's 1982 drama that...