• The Hollywood Reporter on LinkedIn
  • Follow THR on Pinterest

Theater

Latest News

  1. 'Draft Day' Writer Rajiv Joseph on Working in Hollywood: 'No One Understands'

    3:20 pm PDT 07/03/2014
    Number of comments:

    Despite mixed response to "Gruesome Playground Injuries," the American playwright says he's enjoying its success and tends "not to really think about the reviews that much." READ MORE

    • 0
  2. Jack White's Secret One-Off London Show With Punchdrunk

    12:43 pm PDT 07/03/2014
    Number of comments:

    Rocker plays secret show in the basement of an abandoned office block to fans clad in blue medical gowns. READ MORE

    • 0
  3. Ellen Burstyn to Star in 'The Cherry Orchard'

    9:25 am PDT 07/03/2014
    Number of comments:

    The Oscar, Tony and Emmy winner will head the cast of the Chekhov classic in director John Gould Rubin's free staging for The Actors Studio. READ MORE

    • 0
  4. Hollywood Onstage: Bradley Cooper, Glenn Close, Matthew Broderick Headline NYC's 2014-15 Season (Photos)

    4:45 pm PDT 07/02/2014
    Number of comments:

    This season, Rupert Grint, Rose Byrne, Michael Cera and Jake Gyllenhaal make their Broadway debuts, Anna Gunn and Julia Stiles star in off-Broadway shows, and James Franco directs his first play. READ MORE

    • 1
  5. 'Stupid F—ing Bird': Theater Review

    4:20 pm PDT 07/02/2014
    Number of comments:

    Chekhov's "The Seagull" is given a highly contemporary makeover in Pasadena. READ MORE

    • 0
  6. 'Randy Newman's Faust: The Concert': Theater Review

    11:15 am PDT 07/02/2014
    Number of comments:

    Composer Randy Newman played the Devil in this one-night concert staging of his musical version of the "Faust" legend. READ MORE

    • 0
  7. Monty Python Stage Reunion: What the Critics Are Saying

    3:19 am PDT 07/02/2014
    Number of comments:

    Newspaper‎s react to the comedy group's first of 10 London performances, which included guest appearances by Stephen Fry and Stephen Hawking. READ MORE

    • 3
  8. 'Monty Python Live (Mostly)': Theater Review

    10:07 pm PDT 07/01/2014
    Number of comments:

    The first of 10 farewell shows by the British comedy legends is an uneven mix of classic sketches, archival footage and songs in the key of "Spamalot." READ MORE

    • 0
  9. 'Ghost: The Musical': Theater Review

    1:24 pm PDT 07/01/2014
    Number of comments:

    The Oscar-winning Patrick Swayze/Demi Moore romantic fantasy has been turned into a Broadway musical, put on tour and brought to the Pantages in Hollywood. READ MORE

    • 0
  10. 'Great Britain': Theater Review

    9:57 pm PDT 06/30/2014
    Number of comments:

    Rupert Murdoch, Rebekah Brooks and the phone-hacking scandal are skewered in this savage comedy about the toxic relationship between press, police and politicians, which was rehearsed in secret for legal reasons. READ MORE

    • 0
  11. 'Ghost' Writer Bruce Joel Rubin Talks Adapting the Musical, Dropping Acid

    3:27 pm PDT 06/30/2014
    Number of comments:

    The Oscar-winning screenwriter recalls a drug-induced moment in the '60s that helped launch his career. READ MORE

    • 0
  12. 'The War of the Roses' Stakes Out Broadway Battleground

    1:00 pm PDT 06/30/2014
    Number of comments:

    Warren Adler adapted his best-selling novel about a domestic death match, which became a 1989 screen comedy hit with Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito. READ MORE

    • 3
  13. Kelli O'Hara, Ken Watanabe to Star on Broadway in 'The King and I'

    10:29 am PDT 06/30/2014
    Number of comments:

    Lincoln Center Theater's eagerly anticipated revival of the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic reteams Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher with his "South Pacific" leading lady. READ MORE

    • 2
  14. Broadway-Bound 'First Wives Club' Musical Sets Chicago Tryout

    9:23 am PDT 06/30/2014
    Number of comments:

    TV veteran Linda Bloodworth-Thomason will adapt the book, with a score by Motown songwriting team Holland-Dozier-Holland that features original songs and classics. READ MORE

    • 1
  15. Shia LaBeouf's 'Cabaret' Arrest: Latest Developments

    3:43 pm PDT 06/27/2014
    Number of comments:

    Cursing at cops, fighting with a homeless man, drinking during the day and more details that emerged Friday about the actor's behavior leading up to and during his Broadway arrest. READ MORE

    • 0
  16. Producer: Tupac Musical 'Holler If Ya Hear Me' Not Closing This Weekend

    6:00 am PDT 06/27/2014
    Number of comments:

    Jessica Green responds to a report claiming that the show will end early due to low ticket sales. READ MORE

    • 0
  17. 'The Curse of Oedipus': Theater Review

    2:48 am PDT 06/27/2014
    Number of comments:

    All three Oedipus tragedies are given a modern reworking in North Hollywood. READ MORE

    • 0
  18. 'Freaky Friday' Author Mary Rodgers Dies at 83

    10:03 pm PDT 06/26/2014
    Number of comments:

    The writer also penned the Broadway hit "Once Upon a Mattress," which made Carol Burnett a star. READ MORE

    • 0