Going to a play in the summer isn't that different from hitting a blockbuster film or burying your nose in a fat, classic novel: Big themes -- Hurricane Katrina, the silent-film milieu of the early twentieth century and the rise of AIDS -- power our current theater picks. Keep reading for three show ... More >>
One of the longest running musicals on Broadway, Rent succeeded because it was a true rock opera, based on one of the most beloved classical operas of all time, Puccini's La Bohème. Fast-forwarded in time to the struggling, AIDS-haunted arts community camped out on New York's Lower East Side duri ... More >>
A Broadway shmaltzfest spawns a big-screen travesty.