Inside Broadway, a leading arts education not-for-profit, is partnering with the Broadway revival of “Annie” to offer two free “Creating the Magic” events to local children.
As 2013 commences, Backstage continues its tradition of eschewing a list of the top 10 shows of the past year in favor of a salute to actors. Not the “best,” not the “most,” not ranked in any order—simply performances so outstanding that Backstage’s reviewers wish to salute them.
James DeVita went from working on fishing boats to becoming an actor and director of classical theater to starring in his one-man show "In Acting Shakespeare."
“Flipside: The Patti Page Story,” Greg White’s well-produced portrait of the 1950s singer, with input from Page herself, succeeds musically but falls a bit short as biography.
Academy Award–nominated director Andrew Adamson (“Shrek”) on bringing Cirque du Soleil’s Vegas stage creations to big screens in his new 3D film “Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away.”
In “Mulan the Musical,” the Red Poppy Ladies, an all-female Chinese percussion troupe, use dazzling drumming to tell the tale of a young woman who disguises herself as a soldier.
“There There,” Kristen Kosmas’ slow burn of a two-woman monologue, from the Chocolate Factory and Performance Space 122, finds new paths into Chekhov’s “Three Sisters.”
Samuel Beckett’s rarely performed radio play “All That Fall” becomes an overwhelming sensory experience in Pan Pan Theatre Company’s production for the BAM Next Wave Festival.
In “Where (we) Live,” at BAM, the performers of Sō Percussion meditate on the idea of home while inviting artisans from other disciplines to create in the space at each performance.
In “The Holiday Guys in Happy Merry Hanu-Mas,” at the York Theatre, Marc Kudisch and Jeffry Denman, the Bert and Ernie of musical theater, are serving up a pretty special gift.