| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Theatre Downtown has an eclectic season planned, opening with a revival of "Lizzie Borden," an original musical by Michael Wanzie and Rich Charron. Also on the schedule: two shows from classic books, "The Grapes of Wrath" and "A Christmas Carol," and...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Bruce Norris, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright of "Clybourne Park," opened his metaphysical drama "A Parallelogram" at the Mark Taper Forum on Sunday. The busy New York writer already has his eye on his next play, the politically...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A high-toned concept combined with disagreeable characters and a jaded worldview provided the formula for Bruce Norris' bracing retort to "A Raisin in the Sun," "Clybourne Park," the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama that became a huge hit at the Mark Taper...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 8:00 AM
A refresher course in high school geometry isn't a prerequisite for "A Parallelogram," the play by Pulitzer Prize-winner Bruce Norris running at the Mark Taper Forum. But it certainly wouldn't hurt.
The four actors in Norris' strange, ambiguous domestic...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The Mark Taper Forum at L.A.'s Center Theater Group has lined up its 2014 season with a couple of world preems that legiters in Gotham and beyond will likely keep an eye on.
Among the titles on the list is "Marjorie Prime" (Sept. 10-Oct. 19, 2014), the...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:22 AM
The new season at the Mark Taper Forum will feature this year's Tony-winning play as well as world-premieres by Daniel Beaty and Jordan Harrison and the postponed revival of Joe Orton’s "What the Butler Saw," the Center Theatre Group announced...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 12:59 PM
One of the downsides of our ascendant era of writerly TV drama — wherein networks are constantly luring away playwrights with big checks — is that new plays by young authors now often feel more like spec treatments or screenplays than juicy...
| Aug 30, 2013
Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun" is, surely, the greatest Chicago play.
Oh, there are other contenders — "The Front Page," this town's namesake musical, even "Clybourne Park," a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama that riffs on Hansberry's 1959...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 10:02 AM
After two consecutive years at the Beacon Theatre on New York's Upper West Side, the Tony Awards ceremony will return to the more spacious Radio City Music Hall this year.
Organizers of Broadway's biggest night announced Monday that the annual awards...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Alice Ripley, who won a Tony Award for her performance of the bi-polar mother in the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, "Next to Normal," is cast in the upcoming production of Bruce Norris' "Clybourne Park" at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven.
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Frank Langella will topline a new production of "King Lear" set to bow at the U.K.'s Chichester Festival Theater this fall prior to a early 2014 run at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Production will follow the same route from Chichester to BAM taken by...