At South Coast Repertory, director David Emmes gives Alan Ayckbourn’s “Absurd Person Singular” an ideally cast staging, its finger on the pulse of this tragicomic masterwork.
"Pippin" star Patina Miller is on the cover of Backstage this week! She chats about how she prepared to play the Leading Player - it involves the trapeze! - and why she feels lucky to be on Broadway.
The Pasadena Playhouse is accepting submissions for roles in its upcoming Hothouse staged readings series.
“Invisible Man” cast member McKinley Belcher III discusses the value of readings.
Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” may be 50 years old, but you’d never guess it from Steppenwolf’s jolting Broadway revival starring Tracy Letts and Amy Morton.
Bruce Graham’s “The Outgoing Tide” is a poignant family drama, given an estimable if imperfect production with Michael Learned and Peter Strauss as a long-married couple facing Alzheimer’s.
The documentary "Broadway Idiot" traces the journey of the musical "American Idiot" from conception to Broadway.
Stolen Chair’s “The Man Who Laughs,” an adaptation of a Victor Hugo novel about a freak, is rivetingly rendered by five adept actors in the fashion of a 1920s silent-movie melodrama.
An unsettling take on an Iraq vet story, James McManus’ new drama “Blood Potato,” from Apothecary Theatre Company, powerfully explores the destruction that’s going on at home.
The Asian American Performers Action Coalition (AAPAC) recently released their annual “Ethnic Representation on New York City Stages” report, which found diversity lacking.