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Comedian Pat Shortt Is Good Craic in The Cripple of Inishmaan on Broadway

Kristin McCracken | Posted 07.28.2014 | New York
Kristin McCracken

The Broadway production has become the most-Tony-nominated play of the season, and critics have singled out Shortt's performance as Johnnypateenmike, the unkempt-but-good-natured town gossip who keeps the town -- and the plot -- on its toes.

First Nighter: Daniel Radcliffe Shines in Martin McDonagh's Cripple of Inishmaan

David Finkle | Posted 06.20.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Having seen it again, I can report that it's every bit as lively, as thoroughly hilarious and as consistently heart-tugging here as it was there, if not that much better for the cast members having enriched their performances while working at them longer.

Shakespeare, Shakespeare & More of the Same?

Cara Joy David | Posted 11.24.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

I've seen over half a dozen Macbeths over the course of my career. We're going to have Romeo and Juliet running off-Broadway the same time it is running on Broadway. I'm often asked: Why? Yes, they are Shakespeare classics. But do people really want to see them again and again?

First Nighter: London Glowing Thanks to Daniel Radcliffe and Playwrights James Baldwin, Alan Ayckbourn, Lucy Kirkwood

David Finkle | Posted 08.27.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Daniel Radcliffe is out to prove something, and he's doing a bang-up job of it. Set for life as the #1 Harry Potter alumnus, he could undoubtedly mak...

ALICE - The Legacy

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.09.2013 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Alice Liddell Hargreaves died on November 16, 1934, but her legacy -- and its inextricable link to Lewis Carroll's classic Alice in Wonderland tales -- refuses to die.

Jude Law, Daniel Radcliffe Join Affordable Troupe

AP | Posted 08.15.2012 | Home

LONDON — Jude Law, Judi Dench and Daniel Radcliffe are among the A-list actors signed up for a new London theater troupe, which hopes to attract...

Rothko's 'Volcanic' Character Explored In Play 'Red'

Times | Posted 11.22.2011 | Arts

The most astonishing sequence in "Red," John Logan's 2011 Tony Award-winning play about a tumultuous moment in the career of Mark Rothko, the master A...

Stage Door: King Lear

Fern Siegel | Posted 07.15.2011 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Set on a bare stage at BAM's Harvey Theater, King Lear, as directed by Michael Grandage, is a straightforward, accessible production of the popular Shakespeare play.

First Nighter: Important "Red" Alert on Broadway

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Red insists that art matters; so does Red matter in all its dark, dramatic hues.