Tuesday, July 26, 2011
The pensive opening scene in Susan Charlotte's gut-wrenching 9/11 drama, “The Shoemaker,” is a fitting prelude to what follows in this grueling, emotionally charged play about loss and grieving.
Monday, July 18, 2011
Playwright Eve Ensler is a survivor — of rape, of ensuing depression and alcoholism, of cancer.
Saturday, July 9, 2011
What kind of deranged people watch “The Silence of the Lambs” and think: That would make a killer musical?
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
The reboot of the “Spider-Man” musical on Broadway enjoyed a strong second straight week at the box office, leaving the two lead producers cautiously optimistic about the show's strength.
Monday, June 27, 2011
Russia's most celebrated living director has quit his theater after almost a half century as its chief following a dispute with the actors over pay.
Sunday, May 15, 2011
The critics are yet to react, but a rejigged version of “Spider-Man” — Broadway's most expensive musical — has returned to the stage with so far none of the technical catastrophes that plagued it in the past.
Sunday, May 8, 2011
Recurring back pain will cause conductor James Levine to miss the Metropolitan Opera's tour of Japan, including a performance of Verdi's “Don Carlo” on June 5 that was to celebrate the 40th anniversary of his company debut.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Russia's venerable Bolshoi Theater — which survived fires, a Nazi bombing and Lenin's order to close it down — is almost ready to reopen after years of reconstruction and will look just as it did during the czarist era.
An actor seriously injured at the Broadway musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” returned to work Monday, only four months after he plummeted 35 feet (10 meters) from an onstage platform.
Monday, April 4, 2011
The first-ever staging in Vienna of Gaetano Donizetti's rarely-performed opera “Anna Bolena” received 20 minutes of standing ovations at its star-studded premiere at the Vienna State Opera Saturday.