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Last weekend's gorgeous weather made for a great time in the Hamptons. The Bay Street Theatre's Summer Gala Benefit Bash in ...
Doing It Again in Dayton
By Peter Filichia · Jul 30, 2003 · New York City
For the seventh consecutive July, I was recently off to Dayton, Ohio as one of five judges in FutureFest, the marvelous contest for new plays that's been happening ...
Ashley Judd Gets Her Claws Into Cat
By Matthew Murray · Jul 29, 2003 · New York City
Ashley Judd Ashley Judd (as Maggie), Jason Patric (as Brick), and Ned Beatty (as Big Daddy) will star in a new Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams's 1955 classic
Enchanted April to End Broadway Run on August 31
By Matthew Murray · Jul 28, 2003 · New York City
Elizabeth Ashley in Enchanted April(Photo © Carol Rosegg) Enchanted April, Matthew Barber's play based on Elizabeth von Arnim's novel, will close o
Sing to Me, Christine!
By Michael Portantiere · Jul 28, 2003 · New York City
It was a happy day when, after a long absence due to family issues, Christine Andreas returned to musical theater in The Scarlet Pimpernel. This brilliantly ...
The Q Factor
Puppets on parade!Jennifer Barnhart, Stephanie D’Abruzzo, John Tartagliaand friends outside the Golden Theatre It's wonderfully ironic t
Bob Hope, Legendary Actor-Comedian, Dies at 100
By Matthew Murray · Jul 28, 2003 · New York City
Bob Hope Comedian, humanitarian, film star, and stage actor Bob Hope died Sunday night of pneumonia in his home in Toluca Lake, California. He was 100. Hope was ...
Your Choices for "Most Powerful People in Musical Theater"
By Peter Filichia · Jul 27, 2003 · New York City
Behold the Power of Pan:Does Mary Martin have god-like attributes? How much I enjoyed hearing from so many of you after I'd offered my list of the 30 Most Powerful ...
Who Could Ask For Anything Moore?
Melba Moore When Melba Moore sings "Blue Skies" (Irving Berlin), she soars into the wild blue yonder, as if the roof above our heads at Joe's Pub didn't exist. This ...
Broadway's Lost Treasures To Be Unearthed on PBS
By Matthew Murray · Jul 25, 2003 · New York City
Aside from presenting scenes and songs from Broadway musicals to potential audiences outside New York, the annual Antoinette Perry (Tony) Awards broadcasts have ...