The Old Vic's production of Alan Ayckbourn's trilogy The Norman Conquests is now in previews at Circle in the Square. The company's artistic director, Oscar and Tony Award winner Kevin Spacey, was on hand for a recent meet-and-greet.
The show's all-British cast includes Jessica Hynes, Ben Miles, Amanda Root, Stephen Mangan, Amelia Bullmore, and Paul Ritter.
A rare revival of Eugene O'Neill's Desire Under the Elms, which begins previews at the St. James Theatre on April 14, brings Tony winner Brian Dennehy back to Broadway as the hard-headed Ephraim Cabot.
Carla Gugino and Pablo Schreiber co-star in the play as Cabot's young wife Abbie and son Eben, who end up having a passionate love affair.
Oscar winner Ethan Coen's new trilogy of one-act plays Offices bows at the Atlantic Theater on April 15 with F. Murray Abraham, Mary McCann, and Joey Slotnick among its celebrated cast.
Also on April 15, the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey unveils a new production of the beloved musical 1776. James Barbour, who graced Broadway earlier this season in A Tale of Two Cities, portrays Edward Rutledge.
Barbour's Tale co-star Kevin Earley plays Thomas Jefferson, the lovely Lauren Kennedy plays Martha Jefferson, and stage favorite Robert Cuccioli plays John Dickinson.
On April 3, the New York Pops presented a salute to the great Broadway composer Charles Strouse (center). Among the evening's many illustrious performers were Mary Poppins star Rebecca Luker and Stephen Bogardus, who appeared on Broadway earlier this year in Irving Berlin's White Christmas.
The wonderful Karen Mason and Tony winner Debbie Gravitte joined Pops conductor Martin Yates for this special tribute.
Bob Martin, best known for his award-winning work in The Drowsy Chaperone, offered a toast to the festivities.
On April 6, the cast of the hit Broadway revival of West Side Story, including stars Matt Cavenaugh and Josefina Scaglione, went into the recording studio to make the show's soon-to-be-released cast album.
The fabulous Karen Olivo has earned rave reviews for her portrayal of Anita, who sings the deliciously funny "America."
On the evening of April 6, the new musical The Toxic Avenger opened at New World Stages. Posing after the performance were stars Nick Cordero and Sara Chase, who play unlikely lovers Melvin (aka Toxie) and Sarah.
The show's composer and co-lyricist David Bryan (second from left) caught up with cast members Matthew Saldivar, Nancy Opel, and Demond Green, all of whom brilliantly play multiple roles in the show.
Finally, we leave you with this shot from Las Vegas, where country music superstar Carrie Underwood caught a recent performance of the megahit Jersey Boys and later greeted cast members Jason Martinez, Erich Bergen, Travis Cloer, and Deven May.