The ex-Baywatch blond announced that on Dancing With The Stars before being eliminated last night, and the kids on the Broadway boards are buzzing about just what show she might be coming in. Hedda Gabler? Medea? Baywatch The Musical?
So Cynthia Nixon will be coming back to Broadway this season in a revival of the Pulitzer winning Wit, about a woman sardonically dealing with the depersonalization of cancer treatments. Well, guess who she could very well be competing with for the Tony?
Michael Weller follows up Fifty Words at MCC
New York Theatre Workshop and the Atlantic Theater open their seasons
If you haven't already heard of it, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson is an emo-rock opera by young theater provocateurs Michael Friedman and Alex Timbers, who's also the guy responsible for mounting a "Hell House" in bougie-Brooklyn, a Scientology Christmas Pageant, and a version of Henrik Ibsen' ... More >>
Alexander Burns's Henri Gabler
Plus a helping of roasted Manilow.
Credit: David Rodgers Playwright and actor Charles Busch has just opened his latest play, The Third Story--an MCC production at the Lucille Lortel Theatre that counts Kathleen Turner among its fine cast. On the occasion of the new piece, which naturally features Busch in copious amounts of female ... More >>
Graham Rayman has been following the "Fight Club" cooked up by Rikers Island guards for a couple of years, and the Bronx D.A. has started dishing out charges. Inmates used and rewarded as enforcers, beatings arranged so as not to leave marks, victims intimidated into silence (and a few killed) -- t ... More >>
. . .But not their productions
At Splash, the showtunes must go on.
Mary-Louise Parker takes on Ibsens Nora
Ivo van Hove's radical reinterpretation of Opening Night
Monster Mom: middlebrow French melodrama
Looking to the fall, a season on the brink with Billy Elliot, Shrek, 13
Ivo van Hove's Misanthrope really cuts the mustard
Or, How Director Ivo van Hove Rehearses Molière's The Misanthrope
Riots! Devils! Mopey Danes! The famous shows we're most sorry we missed.
The best international theater New York still needs to see
The Beach Boys rock Ibsen's world in this very modern production
Skimming the life of a legendary actress
Grey Gardens proves that bad housekeeping can make good theater
Bernarda Alba stamps out the rhythms, but what about the facts?
Poet or proselytizer: Will the real Henrik please stand up?
A Guide to the New York International Fringe Festival's Recycling Program
Did Ibsen's A Doll's House need updating? Berlin's Thomas Ostermeier gave it a shot.
Ivo van Hove's blunt, stripped-down staging takes a wild Hedda into unknown territory
Arnaud Desplechin's Spiritual Adventures
After 100 Years of Experiment, What'll the Theater Do for an Encore?