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Off-Broadway Theater

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  • Outer Critics Circle Applauds Broadway's "Gentleman's Guide," Bryan Cranston

    The Outer Critics Circle gave a thumbs-up to Tony nomination packleader "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," handing the musical four kudos including top tuner in the race for the org's 2013-14 awards. The Rialto musical adaptation of "Bullets...
  • Lionsgate Takes on Tale of Boston Marathon Survivor Jeff Bauman (EXCLUSIVE)

    Lionsgate has launched development of "Stronger," the story of Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, who lost both legs in the attack. The project has been set up with Mandeville Films principals Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman along with Scott...
  • 'Buyer & Cellar' is a pleasant, fond sendup of Streisand

    'Buyer & Cellar' is a pleasant, fond sendup of Streisand
    Jonathan Tolins' hit off-Broadway play, "Buyer & Cellar," comes with a couple of disclaimers before its star Michael Urie can conjure into existence the one and only Barbra Streisand. As Alex, the narrator and protagonist of this audience-tickling...
  • Joely Richardson Goes Solo in Off Broadway's 'The Belle of Amherst'

    Joely Richardson, the English actress best known to U.S. audiences for her role in FX series "Nip/Tuck," will take on Emily Dickinson in an Off Broadway production of "The Belle of Amherst," the solo play in which she will portray a total of 15...
  • Discover the feminine side of Shakespeare

    A new show that will launch on a national tour after its run at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, examines the feminine side of Shakespeare's plays from the doomed Juliet to the obsessed Lady Macbeth. "Women of Will," created by Tina Packer, explores...
  • James Franco gets bad reviews for theater directing debut

    James Franco gets bad reviews for theater directing debut
    If you thought Rex Reed's reviews of Melissa McCarthy were harsh, his recent assessment of James Franco's debut as a theater director is even more withering.  The cranky New York Observer critic was one of several reviewers who panned Franco's staging...
  • How To Be A Young Producer on Broadway

    At 26 years old, the young Broadway producer Megan Savage has two Tony Awards to her name. And a day job. Savage -- a member of the producing team for this year's Tony favorite "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" as well as last year's winning play,...
  • Sarah Steele of 'The Country House' finds comfort in her characters

    Sarah Steele of 'The Country House' finds comfort in her characters
    "Who are you?" It's a line Scott Foley, playing TV star Michael Astor, delivers to Sarah Steele's teenage character Susie Keegan in the new Donald Margulies play "The Country House" at the Geffen Playhouse after Susie delivers a diatribe of truth: The...
  • How Franconian: James Franco to direct play while starring on Broadway

    How Franconian: James Franco to direct play while starring on Broadway
    James Franco is currently starring in the Broadway production of John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" through late July, but the ubiquitous celebrity has already lined up his next theater project. And in typically Fraconian fashion, the new production...
  • Julia Stiles Rises to Off Broadway Play 'Phoenix'

    Julia Stiles, last seen on the Gotham stage in the Broadway revival of "Oleanna," will topline an Off Broadway production of Scott Organ's play "Phoenix," running this summer at the Cherry Lane Theater. Stiles will appear opposite James Wirt, the actor...
  • John Hawkes, Tracie Thoms Find Off Broadway Roles in 'Lost Lake'

    John Hawkes, the Oscar-nominated actor who has appeared in films including "Winter's Bone" and "The Sessions," will appear Off Broadway in Manhattan Theater Club's world premiere of "Lost Lake," the new play by "Proof" scribe David Auburn. He'll star...