Powerful performances help this overly directed, aggressively modernized version of Euripides’ “Iphigenia in Aulis,” at La MaMa, which references Eric Shanower’s “Age of Bronze.”
Rogue Artists Ensemble has pulled out all of the design stops for “Songs of Bilitis,” a muddled pastiche of words, imagery, music, and movement at Bootleg Theater short on story.
Buddy Farmer’s “Alabama Baggage,” at Theatre Asylum, a tale of molestation and revenge, touches on relevant issues, but the muddled script fails to convey the gravity of its subject.
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.
John Lithgow combines naturalism and farce in “The Magistrate,” Arthur Wing Pinero’s rarely performed 1884 comedy, the latest NT Live broadcast from London’s National Theatre.
“Neva,” at the Public Theater, attempts to satirize the work and life of Anton Chekhov, but writer-director Guillermo Calderón’s dark, moody concept isn’t appropriate to the task.
Tamara Tunie talks about her upcoming cabaret show at Feinstein's and her film with Denzel Washington, and she gives valuable audition advice.
The 29th annual Artios Awards celebrated the best casting directors in the business at XL Nightclub in New York on Monday night. A joint ceremony was also held in Los Angeles.
A thoughtful Fringe Festival play by Oren Stevens, “Phantomwise” is exquisitely performed and concerns Alice Liddell, the real-life inspiration for Lewis Carroll’s famous heroine.
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.