Signature’s elegant revival of David Henry Hwang’s 1981 “The Dance and the Railroad,” which mixes Chinese opera with building America’s transcontinental railroad, is memorable.
Tracee Chimo talks about working in downtown theater, the pressure to move to Los Angeles, and believing in yourself no matter what.
Ben Hill founded the Hollywood Fringe Festival (and designed the website), which runs June 5–30 (including previews) at venues around Hollywood.
Rob McClure showcases some of his new talents - tightrope walking, violin playing, rollerskating - that he learned for the role.
The weak gimmick of following an upright piano’s “life” can’t kill “I Love a Piano,” the all–Irving Berlin revue getting a slick and entertaining staging from 3-D Theatricals.
Eve Ensler’s “Emotional Creature,” under Jo Bonney’s broad direction, focuses an international lens on the struggles of adolescent women, unearthing the universal in their stories.
Lindsay Joy Murphy’s well-acted “Rise and Fall of a Teenage Cyberqueen,” from LabRats Theater Company, has an unclear point of view about the Internet’s effect on family life.
The Tony winner, who also had famous roles on TV's "Who's the Boss?" and "One Life to Live," shared with Backstage her secrets to maintaining a long and successful career. Light will be back on Broadway this spring in "The Assembled Parties," which starts performances March 21.
“Hot Mess in Manhattan,” a “Sex and the City”–inspired one-act musical by Cait and Meggie Doyle that’s part of the Araca Project, shows promise and has a sweet but cheeky spirit.
An American version of an English panto, “A Snow White Christmas,” starring Ariana Grande at Pasadena Playhouse, offers sparkling music while appealing both to kids and adults.