I've always admired Lauren Bacall--from a distance. Because truth be told, I'm a little bit afraid a huh. Enter David Rothenberg, who produced Fortune and Men's Eyes, among other plays, and who also formed the Fortune Society, an advocacy and service organization for the formerly incarcerated. In ... More >>
Rosemary Harris stars in the Roundabout's Fugard revival
You might know her as the old lady in the Spider-Man movies, but theater aficionados have long treasured Rosemary Harris as the Tony-winning presence from The Lion in Winter, Heartbreak House, two productions of The Royal Family, and too many other classics to mention. At 84, she's at the top of he ... More >>
David Auburn tries revamping a century-old American play for the Atlantic Theater
The 2010 Tony nominations are out, and the yearly ceremony that becomes more and more designed to persuade people from anywhere but New York City to spend money on theater is soon to follow. The idea behind the Tonys is simply to get Broadway to appeal to the rest of America in a big, fancy ... More >>
In case you live for the nominations like I do (and by the way, they'll be announced tomorrow morning), here are my guesses. Disclaimer: I'm at a disadvantage. I actually saw the shows!
Plus sizing up other leading ladies, nightlife crime, and Tony hopefuls.
The director wrangles one of the biggest, most stellar casts of the season
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 31, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 32 Obies 1962 By Jerry Tallmer James Earl Jones, 31, born Tate County, Mississippi, raised by his grandparents on a wilderness farm near Jackson, Michigan, the second of his family and first of his high-school gr ... More >>
The theater district gets its own Twelfth Night, complete with kings bearing gifts
Sibling rivalry. Daddy issues. Infidelity. Sidney Lumet crafts one hell of a melodrama
Third time brings harm to the Spidey franchise; Peter Parker to wear a bubble skirt in 4.
All OverTill Next Year
After a Flurry of Productions, a Critical Look at an American Master
One Woman in Her Time Played Many Parts