Tom Stoppard's Every Good Boy Deserves Favour to Return to London's National
Tom Stoppard (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) London's National Theatre's production of Tom Stoppard and Andre Previn's 1977 play Every Good Boy Deserves Favour
Robert De Niro and Edward Norton to Star in Stone Film
Edward Norton (© Joseph Marzullo/WENN) Robert De Niro and Edward Norton will star in the film, Stone, according to Variety. The film will feature
Christine Baranski to Present Mark Rylance with Samuel H. Scripps Award
Mark Rylance (© Joseph Marzullo/WENN) Tony Award-winner Mark Rylance will receive the Samuel H. Scripps Award at Theatre for a New Audience's Spring Gala, to be
Bill Irwin, Beth Leavel, Christopher Sieber, Paulo Szot and More Set for New 42 Follies
Bill Irwin (© Tristan Fuge) Tony Award winner Bill Irwin will host the third annual New 42 Follies, to be presented on May 11. The evening will begin at
Audra McDonald and Patti LuPone's Mahagonny to Receive Radio Airings
Audra McDonald and Anthony Dean Griffey inThe Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (©Robert Millard) The L.A. Opera's production of Kurt Weill and Bert
Seattle Kids Spotlight: May '09
Lots of fun choices open for children this month, as Seattle Children's Theatre debuts their 101st world premiere, I Was A Rat! (May 1-June 7), where Roger the rat is thrown in jail for being a sewer monster and saved by the Princess and the Cobbler. Rapunzel lets down her hair at SecondStory Repertory (May 8-24). Thistle Theatre wonders if you should help the grocer or help the poet in The Goblin and the Poet (May 13-June 7). Heidi comes down from the Swiss Alps to Tacoma Musical Playhouse (May 23-31) and The Little Mermaid comes out of the sea at Moonpaper Tent (May 1-16).
Philadelphia Kids Spotlight: May '09
By Cooper Robb
One of the area's most respected presenters of children's shows, People's Light & Theatre Company, presents the world premiere of talented playwright Y. York's Eggs (through May 24). Based on local author Jerry Spinelli's novel, Eggs is the magical story of two unhappy children and their relationship with an unusually adventurous refrigerator repairman.
Minneapolis/St. Paul Kids Spotlight: May '09
SteppingStone Theatre continues to present excellent and locally-inspired children's theater with their newest work (and fifth collaboration with Mu Performing Arts) Tiger Tales: Hmong Folktales (May 1-23), about Hmong children struggling to adapt to life in St. Paul, but encouraged by their grandmother's traditional Hmong tiger stories. Meanwhile, Target Center hosts Thomas & Friends Live! On Stage: A Circus Comes to Town (May 2 & 3) and Dora the Explorer Live! Search for the City of Lost Toys comes to the Stage Theatre (May 15-17).