Theater News

Sewell, Stoppard, Turner, et al. Win Evening Standard Awards
Miranda Colchester and Rufus Sewell in Rock 'N' Roll (© Johan Persson) Rufus Sewell, Sir Tom Stoppard and Kathleen Turner were among the winners of this
Mark Jacoby Joins Cast of NYCO's The Pirates of Penzance
Mark Jacoby Broadway star Mark Jacoby will play the role of the Major-General in the New York City Opera's new production of Gilbert & Sullivan's The Pirates of Pe
The 52nd State
With the help of stars such as Lewis Black, Nancy Giles, and Robert Sean Leonard, the 52nd Street Project continues to help teach children the craft of theater.
Open NYC Casting Call for The Color Purple Set for November 28
An open casting call for all current roles and future replacements for both the Broadway production of The Color Purple and its upcoming national tour, which will begin in ...
Don Johnson to Join London's Guys and Dolls in January
Don Johnson Film and television star Don Johnson will take over the role of Nathan Detroit in Michael Grandage's production of Guys and Dolls at the Picadilly ...
DuBois and Jones Win 2006 Callaway Awards
Bill T. Jones Peter DuBois and Bill T. Jones have won The Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers (SSDC) Joe A. Callaway Awards, which are presented annually ...
For the Present(s)
New CDs by Susan Egan and Andrea Marcovicci, deluxe DVD editions of the classic Rodgers & Hammerstein musical films, and other recent releases would make great gifts for the holidays.
Singer Anita O'Day Dies at 87
Anita O'Day Jazz singer Anita O'Day died this morning in Los Angeles of cardiac arrest. She was 87. Born Anita Belle Colton in Chicago, Illinois on October 18, 1919,...
Lyricist-Librettist-Screenwriter-Performer Betty Comden Dies at 89
Betty Comden Betty Comden, who co-wrote many beloved Broadway musicals and scripted several classic Hollywood films with her longtime writing partner Adolph Green, ...
Fuller, Jungr, LaGreca, MacRae, Sherman, et al. Set for 59E59's E:Cafe´
Penny Fuller 59E59 Theaters will transform their Theater C space into a cabaret called E:Cafe´ for the holiday season featuring a rotating line-up of performers