Ashley Argota is overcoming her fear of heights for a magic carpet ride in “Aladdin and his Winter Wish” at the Pasadena Playhouse Dec. 11-29. She talks about why she loves auditioning and offers some acting tips.
William Inge’s 1953 Pulitzer Prize–winning “Picnic” requires careful orchestration, but it’s not getting it in director Sam Gold’s tin-eared take for Roundabout Theatre Company.
We chatted with Silbermann about making his Broadway debut alongside the likes of Judith Light, Jessica Hecht, and Jeremy Shamos.
There is much promise in David Bertolino’s “The Deep Throat Sex Scandal,” at the Zephyr Theatre, but a creatively engorged first act devolves into a flaccid finale.
“Miss Julie[n],” Ken Roht’s sensational multimedia take on August Strindberg’s classic, from Orphean Circus, Firehouse Theater Company, and MorYork Gallery, will haunt your dreams.
Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Pulitzer-winning “Water by the Spoonful,” at Second Stage Theatre, is an admirable but flawed attempt to engage important issues of addiction and redemption.
Now in its 10th year, Off-Off-Broadway company Ars Nova has been the incubator for such hits as Bridget Everett’s “At Least It’s Pink” and “Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812.”
National Theatre Live’s broadcast of the stage adaptation of Mark Haddon’s international bestseller “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” is absolutely marvelous.
From the rise of storefront theater companies to the Windy City’s long history with turning out groundbreaking comedians to the films and TV shows shooting there, we look at Chicago’s healthy and vibrant arts scene
Brian Friel’s “The Freedom of the City,” a 1973 work about the “Bloody Sunday” protest in Northern Ireland, gets a first-rate production from Irish Rep but proves uninvolving.