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Off-Broadway Theater

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  • 'Rocky' road runs from Maryland to Broadway

    'Rocky' road runs from Maryland to Broadway
    A down-to-earth guy from a working-class city is determined to succeed in a tough business. Punching above his weight, he beats the odds and makes it into the ring, cheered on by a crowd that includes a woman who shares his modest roots and encourages his...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Bare: A Pop Opera'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Bare: A Pop Opera'
    Opera is all about the pouring of deep-felt emotion into song, and "Bare," a 2004 off-Broadway musical, is subtitled "A Pop Opera." No doubt, that's partly because of the torrent of emotions unleashed by the hormone-charged teenage protagonists. "Bare"...
  • Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman Talk a Sexy New Show at Lucille Lortel Awards

    Camaraderie, positivity and lots of theater love filled the air at the 29th annual Lucille Lortel Awards Sunday at the NYU Skirball Center in downtown Manhattan. Hosts Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally, currently staring in their own limited Off-...
  • 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...
  • 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...