Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is a comic tour de force about a bunch of Chekhovian characters full of yearning, who are simply waiting for the blue heron to appear to give them some peace. David Hyde Pierce and Kristine Nielsen are siblings (by adoption) living in their l ... More >>
"It's a 'What if?' play," said playwright Christopher Durang at yesterday's meet-and-greet for his comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, which is moving to Broadway. "I thought, 'What if I had lived all my life [in a country home] with my sister and we were just miserable?" As a result, the ... More >>
As you know, Matt Bomer came out several days ago by thanking his lover, Simon Halls, and their kids while accepting an award. Yes, he did a Jodie (though he was more specific than she was and also hopefully won't drop the ball on this and never mention it again). He also apparently did a David Hy ... More >>
MTC presents a comedy for bookworms
MTC's new show goes where too many other new ones keep going
The best of the 2010-2011 Off-Broadway theater season
The best of the Off-Broadway season
This just in. . . LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD René Buch and Repertorio Español BEST NEW AMERICAN PLAY Kristoffer Diaz, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (includes $1,000 prize)
A fake Andrew Jackson and a fake Moliere join a real Patrick Stewart on Broadway
He's been described as the new Olivier, but I don't recall Olivier ever taking on the Jerry Lewis role in Boeing Boeing or playing a street clown who spits, farts, and spews rhymed couplets of narcissistic nonsense in La Bete. Mark Rylance has done that--and more--throwing himself fearlessly ... More >>
Also, remembering the Tonys, even the forgettable parts
Not all the liquid refreshment was at the after-parties.
Illustration from the Out piece by Julien Pacaud In the new issue of Out magazine, I have a story called "Shattered Glass," about how the celebrity closet has changed since my 2007 Out cover story on "The Glass Closet"—you know, stars' tricky way of living gay lives without actually coming out on ... More >>
A week before his Ten Commandments comedy opens, David Wain's cult fave hits the midnight circuit
Not only in Lady Chatterley, but also in Lake's and Polley's latest. (And even a role for tiny me.)
In Curtains and Our Leading Lady, show people get their scalpels out
Kevin Kline prepares to scale the mad king's heroic heights and war-torn politics
Spamalot seeks the grail of Broadway triumph, but old jokes can only take a (k)night so far
Do androids dream of electric sheep crap?
Respect for a master actor and teacher who inspired others through the unmatched sublimity of her example
Sex and the Signifying Girl
Anyone can be Madonna and Madonna is in everyone: Maddy impersonator Queerdonna.