With a stellar Sanaa Lathan in the title role, the L.A. premiere of “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark,” Lynn Nottage’s satire of racial identity in the Hollywood studio system, is an enjoyable fusion of comedy and comment, at least until polemic overtakes the proceedings.
The company will offer a free audition technique master class with Broadway actor Donna Lynne Champlin on Saturday, Feb. 23
The cast and crew of “Annie,” currently on Broadway, participate in Inside Broadway and introduce more than 2,500 NYC schoolchildren to the theater
Carrie Coon, who plays Honey in the Broadway revival of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”, calls Gary Oldman's performance in "Sid and Nancy" " ... so out there."
Quvenzhane Wallis—the youngest Oscar nominee ever for “Beasts of the Southern Wild”—just landed one of the most iconic roles for young girls: Annie. The title role in the film remake of the classic tale, produced by Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, was originall set with Willow Smith, but ...
Musicals Tonight! gives the Betty Comden–Adolph Green–Jule Styne flop “Fade Out–Fade In” the old college try, but this creaky 1964 Carol Burnett vehicle is a tough nut to crack.
Lope de Vega’s “Fuenteovejuna” has been considered a classic Spanish drama for nearly 400 years, but Repertorio Español’s wrong-headed, severely cut production doesn’t show us why.
Shuler Hensley sat down with Backstage to talk about musical theater, classical training, and handling perceptions as an actor.
The 2005 Broadway musical adaptation of “Little Women” has a ho-hum score, but its emotive text and lyrics make for a heartfelt, period-accurate staging at Chance Theater.
The Creative Collection’s production of Craig Wright’s “Orange Flower Water,” which depicts the shattering effect of adultery on families, is diminished by a few weak performances.