John Lithgow combines naturalism and farce in “The Magistrate,” Arthur Wing Pinero’s rarely performed 1884 comedy, the latest NT Live broadcast from London’s National Theatre.
Brian Friel's "Lovers" is a typically depressing Irish play about two couples on the brink of new relationships in a well-staged, though ultimately boring, production by director Drew Barr for The Actors Company Theatre.
Tamara Tunie talks about her upcoming cabaret show at Feinstein's and her film with Denzel Washington, and she gives valuable audition advice.
Elisabeth Gray’s undeniably appealing solo show “Southern Discomfort” has yet to discover what it is that makes it stand out from every other actor-generated one-person piece.
The 29th annual Artios Awards celebrated the best casting directors in the business at XL Nightclub in New York on Monday night. A joint ceremony was also held in Los Angeles.
“Neva,” at the Public Theater, attempts to satirize the work and life of Anton Chekhov, but writer-director Guillermo Calderón’s dark, moody concept isn’t appropriate to the task.
A thoughtful Fringe Festival play by Oren Stevens, “Phantomwise” is exquisitely performed and concerns Alice Liddell, the real-life inspiration for Lewis Carroll’s famous heroine.
In the enthralling “Helen & Edgar,” from the Moth, storyteller–performance artist Edgar Oliver weaves together a patchwork of incidents from his gothic upbringing in Savannah, Ga.
Heather Hitchens became the executive director of the American Theatre Wing in 2011. The not-for-profit founded the Tony Awards, which will take place on June 9.
With a stellar Sanaa Lathan in the title role, the L.A. premiere of “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark,” Lynn Nottage’s satire of racial identity in the Hollywood studio system, is an enjoyable fusion of comedy and comment, at least until polemic overtakes the proceedings.