El Conquistador!

El Conquistador! New York Theater Wokshop With the new shows, 'Desire' and 'Fashion House,' the telenovela at last crosses over into the English language market this year as American networks look to cash in on audiences'  ...

Chicago – The Musical

Walter Bobbie's revival of Fred Ebb and John Kander's Chicago (seen by your reviewer in London in January) is, seemingly, unstoppable. Productions are opening the world over to ecstatic reviews and the London mounting, which had its first  ...

Fall – Bridget Carpenter

No doubt about it, Fall swings. Those caught up in the latest dance craze are going to love this little coming-of-age comedy. And, for you who have never cut a rug to the Lindy Hop or Shim Sham, it’s  ...

Crave

Crave, a one-act drama that premiered in 1998 by the late Sarah Kane, comes out of the experimental and absurdist tradition of Samuel Beckett, Harold Pinter, and Edward Albee. Like the plays of Beckett, Pinter, and Albee, Crave combines wordplay,  ...

‘Hamlet’: More on The Melancholy Dane

Hamlet became our badge of cultural literacy so long ago, it is well nigh impossible to see a production without stumbling over the baggage of familiarity. To list some of it as a reminder of the trouble, there’s the  ...

A CHORUS LINE

Conceived and Originally Choreographed and Directed by Michael Bennett Directed by Bob Avian www.achorusline.com At the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, New York, NY Broadway gypsies are back in the spotlight thanks to a crisp new revival of A Chorus Line, directed  ...

As You Like It

CalShakes As you like it? Try loving it! Shakespeare's romantic romp through the Forest of Arden can be an exercise in foolishness in the wrong hands but, in Jonathon Moscone's splendid production for California Shakespeare Festival  ...