A tiny London theater company has taken on an enormous project – to tell the story of Western involvement in Afghanistan over the last 150 years in an all-day marathon of 12 one-act plays.The Great Game: Afghanistan was a hit in Britain and has just opened a U.S.
If last June’s Tony Awards -- Broadway’s annual end-of-season bash -- looked a little bit like the Academy Awards, it was no accident. A lot of the winners were movie stars: Denzel Washington, Scarlett Johansson and Catherine Zeta-Jones. And this fall, more big stars are coming t
Shakespeare in the Park is a common summer event, lending outdoor picnics a touch of classic drama. In Portland, Ore., a local theater company has taken the concept from Elizabethan England to the 23rd century.
Deep in Wisconsin is a midsummer night's dream. The home of late theater legends now welcomes actors to refresh their art under the guidance of today's biggest Shakespearean stars. Guest host Jacki Lyden visits Ten Chimneys to watch the Bard reborn.
Mathematics, string theory, death, infinity -- and telephone call centers in India? The stuff of drama? A Disappearing Number, the Olivier Award-winning play by Simon McBurney and London's Theatre Complicite, does in fact tackle these issues, and in a uniquely theatrical way.