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'A particularly violent episode—and a particularly profane one,' inspired the musical.
'There’s a seediness that hangs on a lot of the roles I’ve played,' admits Paul Sparks. His character in Edward Albee's 'At Home at the Zoo' is no exception.
He is the Tony-winning creation of Bob Martin, who also earned a Tony nomination for playing the character on Broadway in 2006 and 2007, and he's eager to tell you his opinions on musical th…
McDonagh reports that his comedy about death by hanging is coming across 'much darker than in London' for it's New York debut.
'I kinda find it horrifying to watch myself [on TV], especially since the invention of high-definition,' says actor Becky Ann Baker, who opens up Second Stage's 'Cardinal' on Broadway this m…
'Parent Trap' actress Hayley Mills talks about why fans seem disappointed to see she's aged, the movies that got away and tackling the stage in 'Party Face.'
Though already signed up to star in 'Mankind,' De Shields couldn't turn down the director gig for a new 'Ain't Misbehavin'' revival. He tells Observer, 'this has my name on it.'
“I still watch the TV show periodically, but I no longer study it," said Slater of his research process.
John Lithgow's 'Stories by Heart' has three stories to tell: P.G. Wodehouse’s 'Uncle Fred Flits By,' Ring Lardner’s 'The Haircut' and a son's tribute to his father.
'I’ve been trying to cultivate work for myself that stretches my abilities,' said Fairchild on taking on the role of Frankenstein.
'This play is about confronting the older generation and saying, ‘Don’t give up,'' said Annis of Lucy Kirkwood's New Play, 'The Children,' in which she stars.
Crudup says that preparing to play an entire cast of characters, not to mention the titular alter ego of the mid-western protagonist, was "intimidating"
The New Group's 'Downtown Race Riot' returns actor-turned-it-girl Chloë Sevigny to the location that made her a star: Washington Square Park.
Emily Mann's new Broadway show, '20th Century Blues,' tells the story of four friends whose lives have been captured in a series of yearly photographs.
No one cared about creating a record of theater history, until Betty Corwin came along.
Katrina Lenk is another 15-years-in-the-making 'overnight star.' She returns to Broadway after a career-making role in 'Indecent' on November 9 in 'The Band’s Visit' at the Barrymore.
The tale of 1980s bankers is more complicated than good vs evil.
Marilyn Maye will be singing her way through classic American tunes this weekend—October 27 and 28—in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s gorgeous Appel Room.
Actors Arnie Burton and Matt McGrath recall New York of the 1980s during the AIDS crisis, which they return to nightly in the Broadway revival of 'Lonely Planet'.
After 25 years, Elizabeth McGovern crosses the pond to star on Broadway as a Downton-esque affluent British matriarch.
Deanna Dunagan makes a specialty—and a rather good living—out of playing the hard-to-love matriarch.
“After doing TV and film, the thing you really start to appreciate about being on stage is you get to tell a story in order from beginning to end."
Writer-director Kenneth Lonergan was the first to spot the white-knight potential of the talented and handsome C.J. Wilson.
Sarah Ruhl's new play opens in a hospital room where five quibbling siblings are doing a deathbed vigil for their dad.
Knock knock. You’ll never guess who’s there. Then, again—given it’s 'A Doll’s House, Part 2'—you will.
They aren’t. Johanna Day and Michelle Wilson play best friends and line workers on the floor since high school, caught up in an old socioeconomic squeeze play brought on by hard-nosed, cos…
When someone asks you where you were the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, not only do you know precisely where you were, you also know what you were doing and how you somehow made it through the r…
The Franco-Prussian War almost started this week. That was the original title of the Joshua Harmon play that just bowed at the Booth, but the author chickened out. “I love that title,” h…
In Barrie's new play, granny gets her guy.
t’s good to report that Jake Gyllenhaal, who just made his Broadway musical debut in Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park with George, was spared this special terror even hardcore career singer…
Roundabout’s Laura Pels Theater, former home of The Humans and Bad Jews, is now housing a potent blend of both in Steven Levenson’s play, If I Forget, bowing February 22.