With its shoddy script, floundering cast, and odd blend of banal ballads, jazz, and Japanese tunes, Okada Productions’ “Kikki & Grandpa & Baby” is a perplexing, unaffecting shambles.
Michael Kimmel discusses "The Last Goodbye," a musical adaptation of "Romeo and Juliet" with Jeff Buckley music, and how he collaborates with actors.
“It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play,” Anthony E. Palermo’s 60-minute re-imagining of Frank Capra’s classic 1946 film, at the Irish Repertory Theatre, is a holiday keeper.
Christopher Durang is in an autumnal mood with “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” a lovely, generous, and very funny new comedy at Lincoln Center Theater about aging and regret.
Jake Gyllenhaal talks about finding a fresh way of doing things for his upcoming movie "End of Watch" and his American stage debut in "If There Is I haven't Found It Yet."
Three years after it closed in New York, the long-running Off-Broadway revue “Forbidden Broadway” is making a comeback. The newest edition, which parodies past and present Broadway musicals, opens Sept. 6 for a limited run.
Diane Paulus, the artistic director of the American Repertory Theater and director of the Broadway revival of “Pippin,” shares what she looks for in actors.
The Pearl Theatre Company opens its new home with a fun, frolicsome, and freely adapted edition of Beaumarchais’ “The Marriage of Figaro” that holds its own against the famed opera.
Lloyd Suh’s charismatic “Jesus in India,” from Ma-Yi Theater Company, excels by presenting the teenage Jesus of Nazareth as an angsty adolescent punk rocker in first-century India.
James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s 1994 Tony Award–winning musical “Passion” suffers under John Doyle’s dry, overintellecutalized, slackly paced direction at Classic Stage Company.