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.
Shuler Hensley sat down with Backstage to talk about musical theater, classical training, and handling perceptions as an actor.
Target Margin’s revival of the classic Yiddish drama “The (*) Inn” turns a potentially haunting and emotionally explosive plot into an unaffecting exercise in flat storytelling.
“House for Sale,” Daniel Fish’s adaptation of Jonathan Franzen’s insightful essay on the state of America and selling his late mother’s home, at Transport Group, lacks theatricality.
Difficult economic conditions and budget cuts are a constant reality in nonprofit theaters across the country, with the past several years seeing a concentration of theaters closing doors, laying off staff, or reorganizing.
“Strange Bedfellows,” a tale of a gay politician, borrows too much from Howard Hawks’ 1940 film “His Girl Friday,” but Theatre Out’s world premiere is a fast-paced lark.
The cast and crew of “Annie,” currently on Broadway, participate in Inside Broadway and introduce more than 2,500 NYC schoolchildren to the theater
Equity actor Pilar Millhollen became yet another casualty of the economy a few months ago when her agent dropped her, along with several other clients.
Director Nicholas Hytner and star Simon Russell Beale make Shakespeare’s “Timon of Athens” a contemporary cautionary tale of ruthless capitalism in this dazzling NT Live broadcast.
Jackie Hoffman introduces few comic innovations in “A Chanukah Charol,” a parody of the oft-retold Dickens tale, but her cantankerous kvetching is still seasonally classic.