Theater News

Loose Lips
By Brian Scott Lipton · Feb 19, 2004
Phyllis Newman gives BSL the lowdown on the lineup for this year's Nothing Like a Dame event.
Relatively Speaking
By Peter Filichia · Feb 17, 2004
Filichia reports on readers' experiences with family members and friends who won't see shows they're in.
"An Evening With Michael John LaChiusa" Will Benefit the Transport Group
By Seth Christenfeld · Feb 17, 2004
Michael John LaChiusa On Sunday, February 22, the Transport Group will present "An Evening With Michael John LaChiusa." The one-night-only event at the Lark Theatre ...
Hairspray Touring Cast to Present Benefit Cabaret in Minneapolis
By Seth Christenfeld · Feb 17, 2004
Carly Jibson and Bruce Vilanch in Hairspray(Photo © Byron Batista) The national tour cast of Hairspray will present an evening of singing, dancing,
Anything Went
By Michael Portantiere · Feb 17, 2004
How inane is the 1956 film version of Anything Goes? Just listen to Decca Broadway's new CD release of the soundtrack album!
It's Greek to Them
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Feb 17, 2004
The Aquila Theatre Company doesn't go far enough, Encores! goes just where it should -- and you must go to the Stanhope to hear Anna Bergman.
They Gotta Crow!
By Michael Buckley · Feb 17, 2004
Alfre Woodard and Anthony Mackie talk about their roles in Regina Taylor's Drowning Crow.
Not Every Woman Is a Yente: Nancy Opel Replaces Barbara Barrie in Fiddler on the Roof
By Michael Portantiere · Feb 16, 2004
Nancy Opel It has just been announced that Nancy Opel, a 2002 Tony Award nominee for Urinetown, is taking over the role of Yente the Matchmaker in the new ...
Holmes Is Where the Heart Is
By Peter Filichia · Feb 15, 2004
Songwriter Raymond Jessel takes a trip down Memory Lane and finds himself on Baker Street.
The Theater Offensive of Boston Will Celebrate Its 15th Anniversary With "ClimACTS"
By Matthew Murray · Feb 14, 2004
Paula Vogel, Charles Busch, and Peter Paige Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel, Peter Paige from TV's Queer As Folk, ...