French playwright Gérald Sibleyras’ “Le Vent Des Peupliers,” which has been translated into English by British playwright Tom Stoppard and retitled “Heroes,” is a modest work affectionately referred to as a “boulevard comedy.” Like a boulevard, it is broad in terms of its humor, well-manicur…

One of the darkest moments in the Cleveland arts scene was when the Cleveland Ballet, which was founded in 1972 by Dennis Nahat and Ian Horvath, established a co-venture in San Jose, Calif., in 1986 and then relocated there in 2000.

Every year, local professional theater companies devote themselves to putting on the best shows possible. Although some companies have deeper pockets, more Actors’ Equity contracts or a grander facility than others, talent makes itself known and creativity always rises to the surface no matt…

When we reflect back on a live theater production, it is often a specific moment that we recall – an instant when a playwright’s idea, a director or designer’s vision, and/or an actor’s performance surpasses an audience’s expectations and something special happens.

It is generally agreed that no creative work by or about Jews has won the hearts of Americans as thoroughly as “Fiddler on the Roof.”  The musical is a Yiddish-to-English adaptation of Sholem Aleichem’s 19th century stories about the dairyman Tevye, his family and the other Jews who populate…