Gleason, Kaye, Kudisch, Ziemba, et al. to Salute Charles Strouse at Encompass Benefit
Charles Strouse(Photo © Michael Portantiere) Joanna Gleason, Jason Graae, Judy Kaye, Marc Kudisch, Phyllis Newman, and Karen Ziemba will be among the celebrities
Begley, Clapp, Willard, et al. Set for LATW's Romance
Gordon Clapp (Photo © Joseph Marzullo) Noah Bean, Ed Begley Jr., Gordon Clapp, Steven Goldstein, Rod McLachlan, and Fred Willard will star in the L.A. Theatre W
Chita Rivera To Receive New Dramatists' Career Achievement Award
Chita Rivera(Photo © Michael Portantiere) New Dramatists will present Chita Rivera with their 2006 Career Achievement Award at the organization's 57th annual spr
Philadelphia Kids Spotlight: April '06
By Cooper Robb
A ridiculous and hysterical bit of theatrical silliness that presents all of Shakespeare's plays in a rapid 98 minutes, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) continues at the Philadelphia Shakespeare Festival. Director Dominick Scudera's production stars Brian McCann, David Raphaely, and the always-humorous John Zak (thru May 19).
LA Kids Spotlight: April '06
By Les Spindle
Theater that will appeal to family audiences includes Laguna Playhouse's Youth Theatre production of the musical Honk! (through April 9), based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Ugly Duckling and Santa Monica Playhouse's All the World's a Stage (opening April 8), a new musical written and directed by Chris DeCarlo and Evelyn Rudie, replete with magic, fairies, mistaken identity, romance, humor, and audience participation.
D.C. Metro Kids Spotlight: April '06
The Kennedy Center's Imagination Celebration series for children has a different take on the Middle East, debuting Walking the Winds: Arabian Tales, a mixture of storytelling, dance and music that is a unique international partnership joining theater artists from Jordan and the United States at the Family Theatre (April 7-15). This collection of Arabian stories is designed to build bridges between the two cultures.
Not Fooling Around in April
April showers bring the most sophisticated children's entertainment: Two Tony Kushner plays, a dance performance of new works by literary luminaries, a visit from the Children of Uganda, a showcase of Native American dance, and even more family-friendly offerings.
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