Sebastian Arcelus graces our cover this week, and he chats with Backstage about his roles on Netflix's "House of Cards" and in an adaptation of John Grisham's "A Time to Kill" opening on Broadway Oct. 24.
Caitlin Parrish’s “A Twist of Water,” from Chicago-based Route 66 Theatre Company, is a well-played but conventional father-daughter drama that’s also a salute to the Windy City.
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.
“Giving Up Is Hard to Do,” Annie Abbott’s autobiographical solo show at the Victory Theatre Center, mines humor from tragedy but tells a too-familiar tale, limiting its appeal.
For young actors, Pasadena’s A Noise Within and its Summer With Shakespeare program offer an early chance to fall in love with the Bard and classical theater.
Actor-author Michelle Clunie’s didactic new play “Us,” now Off-Broadway at the Lion Theatre, uses a romantic breakup as an allegory for liberals’ affair with President Obama.
Richard Horvitz gives an amusing performance as misfit little boy Jeffrey in Theatre 40’s two-hander about etiquette school in the ‘60s, but the show misses several opportunities for laughs.
With the recent announcement of the 55th Annual Grammy Awards nominees, we take a look at the musicals that are nominated this year for Best Musical Theater Album.
Norwegian playwright Jon Fosse’s “A Summer Day” is getting its American premiere from Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in a confident but unpersuasive production starring Karen Allen.
New York’s Rattlestick Playwrights Theater is readying its first Los Angeles production, and if the “experiment” pays off, it could lead to a permanent West Coast home.