‘Bitter Wheat’ stars John Malkovich as a Weinstein-like Hollywood mogul and abuser. The play has been billed as a comedy and farce, but the audience isn't laughing.
‘The Lehman Trilogy’ promises to tell the rise and fall of an American banking institution, but it is woefully lacking when it comes to charting the disaster that finished it off.
As the Tony Award-winning play ‘Travesties’ returns to Broadway, Benedict Nightingale celebrates playwright Tom Stoppard’s witty and powerful interrogations of culture and power.
The true story of a working-class teenager who loves dressing up in drag has been turned into a British theatrical hit. Now ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ may come to New York.
‘The Twilight Zone’ has been reimagined as a play, which just premiered in London. It feels a lot messier than the pristinely scary and alarming TV episodes of old.
In London’s National Theatre adaptation of ‘Network,’ Cranston plays Howard Beale, the crazed, truth-telling newscaster, with a commanding fury and sense of bewilderment.
In a stage adaptation of ‘The Exorcist’ in London, Sir Ian McKellen plays the unseen demon. Fewer bombastic shocks and a little more quiet menace would have been welcome.
Rob Drummond's play, 'The Majority,' asks a metropolitan audience to vote on moral and political questions. The answers may be predictable, but the experience is still absorbing.
Conor McPherson’s ‘Girl From the North Country’ is a dark play about fractured human relationships. Furnished with the songs of Bob Dylan, it has become a London theatrical hit.
The playwright and actor Sam Shepard, who has died, leaves a legacy of astonishing plays about the America and its conflicted people, including the Pulitzer-winning ‘Buried Child.’