Anyone who’s ever seen newsreels of Houdini has wanted to go back in time to experience first-hand the cheesy excitement of seeing a stunt performer...
- By Robert Hofler on November 23, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Rea may be the first Oedipus to play the role in blood-spattered overalls, and he deftly handles Shepard’s freewheeling segues from tragedy to slapstick and...
- By Robert Hofler on November 20, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Close’s strong, unyielding matriarch is sister to Norma Desmond from “Sunset Boulevard,” the actress’ last role on Broadway twenty years ago
Sharyn Rothstein’s new play recalls Miller’s “All My Sons,” and to her credit, the absorbing story deserves more than its current one act
- By Jordan Chariton on November 12, 2014 @ 10:22 am
“What the f*ck is he wearing?” Stewart says about President Obama’s purple outfit at the APEC conference in China
Like in “Little Buddha,” the parents in Sarah Ruhl’s new play send their son to Nepal to be tested, enthroned, and educated. And so the...
- By Robert Hofler on October 30, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Actors’ chemistry is like Hepburn and Tracy’s only in reverse; she’s solid and implacable, he’s high-strung and nervously pecking around for a way to chip...
- By Jordan Chariton on October 22, 2014 @ 9:22 am
“And autographed by the sheriff himself!” the provocative TV host tells TheWrap
In John Rando’s fun, new Broadway revival, everyone dances like there’s no tomorrow in wartime New York
- By Robert Hofler on September 11, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Daring casting of the young actors pays off as Culkin delivers a performance with the surreal ferocity of Robert Downey Jr
This editorial tic would seem like a quaint throwback if it didn’t sound so sexist