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Works by Gilman, Kushner, Parks are Among the Best Plays of 2001-2002
By Ben Winters · Jun 21, 2002 · New York City
Rebecca Gilman, Best-ed again Just as theater lovers are tucking into The Best Plays of 2000-2001, that theater yearbook has rolled out its list of besties ...
A Year to Remember
By Ben Winters · Jun 21, 2002 · New York City
Given that no two people feel exactly the same way about any given play, the Best Plays series has always been a rather nervy proposition. Who dares say that,...
Celebrating Barry--Unabashedly
Birthday boy Barry Manilow June 17 was Barry Manilow's birthday, a fact that never goes unnoticed by Laura Davis--one of Manilow's greatest fans, if not his very ...
Thunder Knocking on the Door
By David Finkle · Jun 21, 2002 · New York City
Chuck Cooper in Thunder Knocking on the Door(Photo: Joan Marcus) Ordinarily, a musical that contained as muddled a message about music, love, and self-...
Extra! Extra! Hey, Look at the Headliner!
By Peter Filichia · Jun 21, 2002 · New York City
John Flynn Couldn't wait to see John Flynn's new cabaret show, given that I adored the last one so much. In fact, I called it "The best damn cabaret I've seen in ...
City Council Grants $75,000 To The Santa Monica Playhouse
By Brooke Pierce · Jun 20, 2002 · New York City
Students participate in one of the Playhouse's free acting workshops At a time when state and local governments across the country are cutting the budgets of loca
Producer Tom Mallow, Broadway's "King of the Road," Dies at 71
By Ben Winters · Jun 20, 2002 · New York City
Producer Tom Mallow, the American theater's so-called "King of the Road", died last week from complications of Alzheimer's, the Associated Press reported this morning. Given credit ...
Ten Festivals in Three Months!
By Ben Winters, Brooke Pierce · Jun 20, 2002 · New York City
Tokyo's New National Theatre presentsPacific Overtures at Lincoln Center (Photo: Tsukasa Aoki) So, theater is slo
Christopher Shinn and Sheila Callaghan Win Chesley Awards
By Brooke Pierce · Jun 19, 2002 · New York City
Christopher Shinn Playwrights Christopher Shinn and Sheila Callaghan will be the recipients of Robert Chesley Foundation awards this year. Shinn is best known for ...
Tesori to Be Toasted at Beantown Tuner-Fest
By Ben Winters · Jun 19, 2002 · New York City
Jeanine Tesori Thoroughly modern composer Jeanine Tesori will be the guest of honor at Boston's Birth of a Musical Festival (June 21-29), which will offer a slate