The American premiere of Katori Hall’s “Children of Killers” at the Castillo Theatre examines the Rwandan genocide and its aftermath, but it doesn't add much to our understanding of the atrocities.
There’s so much that’s right about director James Lapine’s joyous revival of “Annie” that it’s particularly painful to have to note the one element that isn’t working.
How to get out of the head and into the body.
"Independents," with a book by Marina Keegan, at the New York Fringe Festival, is a beautifully crafted musical about the doubts and fears of 20-somethings.
Sam Shepard’s “Heartless,” his latest symbolic drama, gets loving attention from Signature Theatre and offers fine performances, particularly from Lois Smith, but still fails to accrete in a persuasive way.
Center Theatre Group leads pack with 29 nods, followed by Celebration Theatre and Musical Theatre West with 16.
"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.
A possible touring version of the Broadway musical resurrects safety questions.
The documentary "Broadway Idiot" traces the journey of the musical "American Idiot" from conception to Broadway.
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.