Theater News

Bob Saget to Join Broadway's Drowsy Chaperone on October 19
Bob Saget (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Bob Saget will take over the role of Man in Chair in the award-winning Broadway musical The Drowsy Chaperone beginni
Chicago Kids Spotlight: October '07
If you find yourself having a not-so-great day at any point during the month, you may want to consider what Alexander has to deal with. At the Paramount Theatre on October 30, he's going to have a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Also this month, Paramount presents Charlotte's Web on October 12. Or, if you're looking for something with a bit more pizzazz, catch Cirque Dreams: Jungle Fantasy, at Genesee Theatre on October 3 and at the Coronado Performing Arts Center on the 24th.
Philadelphia Kids Spotlight: October '07
Rumplestiltskin! Rumplestiltskin! Rumplestiltskin! Media Theater presents the classic tale, October 6-27, offering plenty of lessons to learn when a Troll causes problems and gets his just reward. The show is improvisational with audience participation.
SF Kids Spotlight: October '07
For families this month, the New Conservatory Theatre Center presents its adaptation of Cinderella, written by Stephanie Temple (October 27-November 18).
Full Cast, Creative Team Set for TFANA's Ohio State Murders
Lisa Gay Hamilton (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Full cast and creative team have been announced for Theatre for a New Audience's production of Adrienne Kennedy's ...
Seattle Kids Spotlight: October '07
Families have much to choose from. Hansel & Gretel is at SecondStory Repertory (October 12-28 ). Chicken Little (October 13-December 2) pecks around Storybook Theatre, with a brand new musical adaptation by Lani Brockman and Susan Bardsley. And Seattle Children's Theatre offers Roald Dahl's gentle The Big Friendly Giant (October 19-December 30), recommended for ages 5 and up.
Casting Announced for San Francisco Jersey Boys
Casting has been announced for the San Francisco holiday engagement of the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys, to play the Curran Theatre, November 20-...
LA Kids Spotlight: October '07
There's some highly promising family fare this month: Lloyd L. Schwartz' new musical adaptation of Cinderella (Hollywood's Theatre West, through March 29); Laguna Playhouse's Youth Theatre production of Disney's High School Musical (October 26-November 4), Santa Monica Playhouse's perennial seasonal hit Absolutely Halloween (October 6-28) and Parson's Nose Family Theatre's The Pied Piper of Hamlin--A Musical! (outdoors in South Pasadena, October 26-28).
Boston Metro Kids Spotlight: October '07
Passing through Boston this month are Disney's touring High School Musical (Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre, October 31-November 4), and Wheelock Family Theatre's resurrection of To Kill a Mockingbird (October 16-November 25).