Although Frank Winters’ new play of dark deeds in Iraq, “On the Head of a Pin,” at 59E59 Theaters, is protracted and unwieldy, it does indicate a promising if undisciplined talent.
The documentary "Broadway Idiot" traces the journey of the musical "American Idiot" from conception to Broadway.
Del Shores ("Sordid Lives") knew that he needed to make his play "Southern Baptist Sissies" into a film, and on a budget, he created something inventive—a film of the play.
"Mad Men" star and Back Stage subscriber Rich Sommer explains how improv helped his career and admits he's "freaking out" about his upcoming Broadway debut.
Harry Gibson’s stage version of Irvine Welsh’s novel “Trainspotting” is not for the faint of heart, but Roger Mathey’s strong direction and solid performances deliver the goods.
How to get out of the head and into the body.
Michael Kimmel discusses "The Last Goodbye," a musical adaptation of "Romeo and Juliet" with Jeff Buckley music, and how he collaborates with actors.
In Jonathan Tolins’ witty “Buyer & Cellar,” at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, an impish Michael Urie plays a struggling actor who gets an unusual job working for Barbra Streisand.
Bulgarian author Ivan Dimitrov’s debut play, “The Eyes of Others,” at the New Ohio Theatre, is a thin and derivative absurdist comedy that features some first-rate performances.
Center Theatre Group leads pack with 29 nods, followed by Celebration Theatre and Musical Theatre West with 16.