Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith and Columbia University have created a new theater prize to honor the best new play or musical inspired by American history.
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.
Jeff Bernhardt’s “Therapy,” at the Secret Rose Theatre, is a well-performed, interesting visit with three therapists and a patient whose issues touch each of them, but it’s too safe.
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.
After a two-plus-weeks strike, Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC) has finally struck an agreement with IATSE Local 8, representing the theater's stagehands.
Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union, representing Broadway theater service workers, threatens to strike if new contract isn’t approved by Dec. 30.
Shuler Hensley sat down with Backstage to talk about musical theater, classical training, and handling perceptions as an actor.
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.
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.