Special Reports

Behind the Curtain of Broadway: The Golden Age: One Man's Mission to Document Broadway's Fading Legacy
By Hayley Levitt · Sep 23, 2013
Filmmaker Rick McKay has taken it upon himself to archive Broadway history with his documentary trilogy, featuring interviews with over 300 Broadway legends.
McLean Drama Company Celebrates 10 Minutes at a Time
By Keith Loria · Sep 20, 2013
The acclaimed troupe will present its 10-minute-play festival on September 21.
Megan Hilty, Pablo Schreiber, and More Broadway Actors Take to the Small Screen This Fall
By Iris Wiener · Sep 17, 2013
Ashlie Atkinson, Uzo Aduba, and Patrick Heusinger also discuss their new television series, and how theater has influenced their careers in front of the camera.
"Laura Benanti Explains Shakespeare" Goes Viral
By Bethany Rickwald · Sep 15, 2013
Fan girls (and boys) everywhere are liking, Tweeting, and Tumbling TheaterMania's new series.
Firsthand: Mike Daisey, on the 29 Monologues That Make Up the 29-Night All the Faces of the Moon at the Public Theater
By Mike Daisey · Sep 12, 2013
"If I get through it and complete it, it will be the largest theatrical narrative work since the 13th century," claims Daisey in this TM exclusive essay. This is what his September looks like.
Steal This Work: Getting to the Bottom of Broadway's Kleptomaniacal Trend
By Bethany Rickwald, Liza Donnelly · Sep 12, 2013
From Tim Burton to Woody Allen, this season is full of adaptation-heavy musicals.
The Jungle Book: A Home-Grown Project With a Deceptive Disney Disguise
By Hayley Levitt · Sep 6, 2013
Mary Zimmerman brings her noncommercial sensibilities to Boston's Tony Award-winning Huntington Theatre Company.
Now and Forever. The Top 25 Longest-Running Shows on Broadway
By Seth Walters · Sep 6, 2013
This is a big week for Broadway history. On Wednesday, September 4, 2013, Wicked became the 11th-longest-running show on Broadway, soaring by Miss Saigon with 4,093 ...
Highlights from the 2013 Dramatists Guild Conference
By Darcy Rose Coussens · Aug 29, 2013
As Stephen Schwartz put it, "just tell the truth and make it rhyme."
New Works Ready to Shine at Kennedy Center's Page-to-Stage
By Keith Loria · Aug 28, 2013
More than 40 shows from the DC Metro Area to take part in the 12th Annual event.