The Lyric Stage Company is giving the thought provoking comedy "Becky’s New Car," by Steven Dietz, its Boston area premiere (through December 22). But director Larry Coen wonders if letting a woman drive may be an unpaved road in the theatre.
Arthur Conan Doyle’s consulting detective is everywhere these days, and playwright Madeleine George’s new play takes us to 221B Baker Street where the fictional John Watson offers reassurance to a woman with a mystery that needs to be solved.
Many don’t know that four-time Broadway legend and leading lady Mary Martin would have celebrated her 100th birthday on December 1, but staunch aficionados like the folks at Urban Stages remember her fondly on the first night of "Winter Rhythms."
The Lincoln Center Theater stages a visually lavish production of William Shakespeare’s tragic Scottish play, featuring actor Ethan Hawke.
What becomes a legend most? In the case of "The Phantom of the Opera" it is a re-imagining, which is taking place in a new production that recently started a U.S. tour in Providence, RI.
It was clear when I talked to Andrew Lippa, composer of "A Little Princess," that the lives of those who make musicals are dramatic. Is it any wonder that so many musicals are about characters that believe in the unbelievable and triumph over adversity?
FIERCE. That’s the word that pops up when I think of this particular Margaret. Totally funny and just a little vulnerable, sweet and a bit scrappy, a fighter with a big heart.