Theater News

Claudia Shear to Star in West End Chicago
Claudia Shear (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Claudia Shear will play Mama Morton in the West End production of the John Kander-Fred Ebb musical Chicago, March
Forbidden Broadway to Play Miami During NYC Hiatus
Valerie Fagan, Janet Dickinson, and Jared Bradshaw in Forbidden Broadway (© Carol Rosegg) Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening will take a three-mo
Full Cast Announced for Craig Wright's Lady at Road Theatre Company
Mark Doerr Full casting has been announced for the West Coast premiere of Craig Wright's Lady, to be presented by the Road Theatre Company, under the ...
The Fame Game
Tom Hanks, Michael J. Fox, Patti LaBelle, and Christy Turlington are on hand as Madonna is inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
HBO to Make Series of Ladies Detective Agency
Anika Noni Rose (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) HBO will air The No 1. Ladies Detective Agency, starring Tony Award winner Anika Noni Rose, as a series, begin
Casella Joins Turturro, Epstein, Stritch in BAM's Endgame
Elaine Stritch (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) John Turturro, Alvin Epstein, Elaine Stritch, and Max Casella will make up the cast of Samuel Beckett's Endgame
Freed, Kolvenbach, Nottage, et al. Join Pacific Playwrights Festival
Lynn Nottage (© Joseph Marzullo/WENN) The complete line-up for South Coast Repertory's 11th annual Pacific Playwrights Festival, to run April 5-May 4, has been
Judith Thompson Wins Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
Judith Thompson (© David Laurence) Canadian playwright Judith Thompson is the recipient of the 2008 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, given annually to recognize wom
Burton, Grifasi, Lavelle, et al. Set for TFANA's The Self-Tormentor
Joe Grifasi (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Theatre for a New Audience's reading series, The Literary Supplement, will present a free reading of Terrence's comedy
Lake Worth Playhouse Announces 2008-2009 Season
The Lake Worth Playhouse has announced its line-up for the 2008-2009 season. The season will start with the foot-stomping musical Big River: The Adventures of H