| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:01 AM
A.R. Gurney is one of the most produced playwrights at the Westport Country Playhouse with 14 mainstage works. Now it can add another title to its list — a world premiere.
Artistic director Mark Lamos — and a longtime Gurney collaborator...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 2:03 PM
"Be a great artist," a mentor tells a young Jewish painter who likes to draw Jesus Christ. "It is the only justification for all the pain you are about to cause."
In the case of the youthful Hasid Asher Lev, born among traditions of religiosity,...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:12 PM
After a year in its new complex on Church Street, Mad Cow Theatre feels right at home.
"What we've learned is there are a lot of people right here at our doorstep who are excited about having the theater here," says executive director Mitzi Maxwell....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Mad Cow Theatre will open its 17th season with "Other Desert Cities," a 2011 critically acclaimed play by Jon Robin Baitz, who created television's "Brothers and Sisters" and has written for "The West Wing" and "Alias."
Fans of "Brothers and...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Linda Lavin is getting the hang of Twitter.
She's been practicing on Thursday nights when she tweets during both East and West coast airings of NBC's sitcom "Sean Saves the World." In the series Lavin plays Lorna, the loving, albeit pushy, mother of...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:26 PM
WHAT: Mad Cow Theatre opens the Tony award-winning musical "The Light in the Piazza" this Friday, Dec. 6. Set in Florence and Rome in 1953, "The Light in the Piazza" tells of Clara, a young American tourist who falls for an Italian man. Her mother opposes...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:54 PM
Politics, family, Christmas.
For many, this would be a toxic mix. For the Wyeths of Palm Springs there's an added complication: Daughter Brooke has written a memoir that will shine new light on an old family scandal.
That scandal involves Brooke's...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:32 PM
LONDON — The early months of a new year tend to be something of a frozen tundra for London theater — but 2014 has already seen some green shoots and the spring season looks set to be lush.
That said, the best of the openings so far have been...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Aradhana Tiwari will serve as resident director of Mad Cow Theatre, beginning with the 2014 - 2015 season, the theater announced Tuesday.
Tiwari is a Central Florida-based artist who has guest-directed at Mad Cow since 2012. Her production of "The...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:09 PM
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For those who have not yet seen Jon Robin Baitz’s Pulitzer-nominated “Other Desert Cities,” the first of that prolific playwright’s works to reach Broadway, the play’...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 1:29 PM
In Jon Robin Baitz's compelling new play "Other Desert Cities," a powerful but troubled and secretive West Coast political family named the Wyeths is not much at home in the arid, infertile and generally parched deserts of the American West.
This is not...