Thursday, April 17, 2014
Annie Baker was teaching a playwriting class at New York University when her phone exploded with rings. Her students soon learned that their teacher had just won one of theater's biggest honors — the Pulitzer Prize for drama. But class wasn't over.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
An acclaimed revival of Henrik Ibsen's grueling “Ghosts” was an early winner at London's Olivier stage awards Sunday, taking prizes for best revival and best supporting actor.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
A new play about Britain's future king is getting rave reviews. Once it would have been theatrical treason.
Tickets to watch Denzel Washington on Broadway in “A Raisin in the Sun” are hard to come by, but one man managed it — U.S. President Barack Obama.
Monday, April 7, 2014
Soprano Kristine Opolais has made Metropolitan Opera history, becoming the first singer in its 131 years to debut in two major company roles within 24 hours.
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Norm Lewis has been tapped to be Broadway's next Phantom in the megahit “The Phantom of the Opera,” a move that makes him the first African-American to slip behind the famous mask on the Great White Way.
Saturday, March 8, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama had nothing but respect for the “women of soul” who shook and rattled the rafters of the White House on Thursday night.
Sunday, February 9, 2014
Neil Patrick Harris, dressed in a wig, lingerie and red heels, took the stage at Harvard University on Friday to accept the 2014 Man of the Year Award from America's oldest undergraduate drama troupe.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Taiwanese director and playwright Stan Lai, the eloquent wordsmith behind lavish, talky pieces of theater, cannot seem to find the words to describe what might be his most epic work of all.
Saturday, January 25, 2014
British-American actress Angela Lansbury, star of “Murder, She Wrote,” is returning to London's West End for the first time in nearly 40 years — in the same theater where her mother made her debut in 1918.