Displaying all articles tagged:


  1. theater
    How Do You Make the Reverse of The King and I?“It’s a future China through the lens of a current-day Asian-American.”
  2. hidden treasures
    Someone Just Found John Milton’s Copy of Shakespeare, Which Is Absolutely NutsThis is a big f*cking deal.
  3. plagiarism
    Idris Elba Denies ‘Offensive and Troubling’ Claims of Plagiarism Over Play TreeSarah Henley and Tori Allen-Martin allege their contributions remain unacknowledged despite working on the production for four years.
  4. theater review
    Theater Review: In the Park, the Warring Wits of Much Ado About NothingShakespeare in the Park’s latest production.
  5. 2019 tony awards
    The Highs and Lows of the 2019 Tony AwardsCynthia Erivo!!!!
  6. broadway
    London’s Epic Gay Play The Inheritance Is Coming to Broadway This FallIt racked up awards in the West End.
  7. party report
    Michael Shannon Once Cut Himself Onstage Doing Frankie and JohnnyAudra McDonald found him a Band-Aid.
  8. party report
    John Lithgow Thinks the Clintons Would Have a Hard Time at His New PlayHe says it would be “tough.”
  9. broadway
    Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge’s Very Sad Monologues Are Going to BroadwayThey’ll perform this summer.
  10. party report
    Not Even Star Wars Could Prepare Keri Russell for Broadway“It’s like training for the Olympics.”
  11. theater talk
    Claudia Rankine on Death, Reparations, and Becoming a PlaywrightThe celebrated author of Citizen talks about her new play, The White Card —also Mo’Nique, bad reviews, and marketable death.
  12. photography
    How Ethan Hawke Transforms Into a ‘Cowboy’ Drifter for True West“When you’re doing eight shows a week, the life of an actor becomes very similar to the life of an athlete.”
  13. broadway transfers
    Heidi Schreck’s What the Constitution Means to Me Is Transferring to BroadwayIt will start performances March 19 and run through June 9.
  14. party report
    Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale on What They’d Do If Trump Came to Their Play“I would hope that it would crack his heart open.”
  15. party report
    The Ugly Betty Cast Would Revive the Show ‘In a Minute!’“We can make one of the characters a Trump supporter if we have to.”
  16. tonys 2018
    Tom Hollander Talks Playing a ‘Grumpy’ and ‘Immortal’ Brit on American Stages“He’s a sort of Brexiteer.”
  17. last night on late night
    David Byrne Wants to Turn Jared Kushner’s Life Into a Modern Greek TragedyTagline: “I can’t let what happened to my daddy happen to me.”
  18. Well, David Mamet Has Written a Play About Harvey WeinsteinIt’s currently called Bitter Wheat and there’s an actor interested in the lead role.
  19. Talking Improv, Marriage, Cats, and Musicals with Jeff HillerYou know Jeff Hiller, or you recognize his face. His disapproving, glowering mug can be seen in every customer service position in every auteur […]
  20. Amy Schumer and Keegan-Michael Key Will Make Their Broadway Debuts in […]Steve Martin has a new Broadway play in the works called Meteor Shower, and he’s assembled a solid cast of comedic actors. Today it was […]
  21. theater
    Tony Kushner Is Working on a Play About Trump, Who Is ‘Borderline Psychotic’“It’s terrifying because he has all the power, but without the mental faculties he ought to have.”
  22. Tony Awards Predictions 2017: Who’s Most Likely to Win?This year, there’s only one sure Bette.
  23. theater week
    Lynn Nottage on Broadway Diversity and Why She Writes About Working People“I want to reclaim my own history as part of American history and assert my presence.”
  24. The Genius of Jordan Temple’s ‘Hidden Fences’ LIGHTS UP on a team of scientists in lab coats who gather around taking notes of a single man who is swinging a baseball on a string held […]
  25. off broadway
    Gary Busey Joins Off Broadway Play Perfect CrimeHe’ll play Lionel McAuley, “The Baseball Bat Killer,” in a two-week engagement. 
  26. fall preview 2016
    45 Plays Premiering This FallFeaturing Judith Light, John Slattery, Rachel Weisz, and more.
  27. Tarantino to Adapt Hateful Eight Into a Play“I’m just waiting for this season to be over so I can write it.”
  28. reasons to love new york
    Annie Baker on Memoir, Reality TV, and HollywoodThis year, she kicked off a residency at the Signature Theater with a short run of John and began work on a screenplay for talent-spotting Über-producer Scott Rudin.
  29. plays
    A New Faulkner Play Has Been Unearthed and Published for the First TimeTwixt Cup and Lip is being published for the first time in The Strand.
  30. Anton Chekhov’s ‘Wario,’ by Alex Firer Few know that Wario, the beloved fourth choice for favorite Mario Kart 64 character, did not originate as a video game character but in the […]
  31. harry potter
    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Is a SequelJ.K. Rowling announced the news on Pottermore.
  32. stoners
    Prithee, Did Thou Knowest That Shakespeare Smoked Weed?My kingdom for some dank-ass ganja.
  33. prequels
    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Is Going to the British StageIt’ll be a prequel on steroids.
  34. plays
    Bowie Bringing Man Who Fell to Earth to StageIt’s called Lazarus.
  35. Larry David’s Broadway Play Set to Open on March 5thLarry David’s Broadway play just got a cast and premiere date. Entertainment Weekly reports that Fish in the Dark is now officially set to […]
  36. Larry David to Star in His Own Broadway Play ‘Fish in the Dark’Back in January, reports began circulating that Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld were working on a Broadway play together, and today Showbiz411 […]
  37. ‘A Confederacy of Dunces’ Is Being Turned Into a Play That’s Aiming for […]After three decades of failed attempts at a movie adaptation, the late John Kennedy Toole’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel A Confederacy of […]
  38. stage debuts
    Steven Soderbergh’s to Make Off-Broadway DebutChloë Moretz will star in The Library.
  39. Judd Apatow Is Writing a Play About the Criminal Justice SystemGQ has an excellent profile on writer/producer/director/King of Hollywood Comedy Judd Apatow out today. In it, Judd Apatow discusses his […]
  40. I Assure You, Clerks 3 Will Be a Stage Play First comes Anchorman 2, and now comes the news that Kevin Smith wants to make Clerks 3 - as a stage play. It sounds like a fun idea, since […]
  41. Chris Rock Headed to Broadway in Motherfucker With the HatChris Rock is headed to Broadway next spring in the new play Motherfucker With the Hat. Yep, that’s what it’s called. It’s an ensemble drama, […]