Theater News

Absolutely Forbidden Broadway
By Peter Filichia · Aug 19, 2003 · New York City
So, did you get the 1962 London cast album of Sail Away on Fynsworth Alley? It's more fascinating than most London-from-Broadway discs because the ...
Baby Jane Dexter: Plug in to the Power
Baby Jane Dexter If Con Ed needed some extra power last week, they should have hooked up Baby Jane Dexter to the grid; she could have provided the juice to keep the ...
Theater Grows in Brooklyn: Gallery Players Announce 2003-2004 Season of Plays and Musicals
By Matthew Murray · Aug 19, 2003 · New York City
The Gallery Players, an Off-Off-Broadway theater company located in Brooklyn's Park Slope, has announced the four plays and three musicals that will comprise its 37th season. In ...
"Lunch-Hour Theatre" Resumes on September 15; Julie Harris to be Honored on November 14
Julie Harris Food for Thought Productions -- Susan Charlotte, artistic director -- will recommence its popular one-act play reading series "Lunch-Hour Theatre" on ...
Personal Space Theatrics Announces Upcoming Season
By Matthew Murray · Aug 19, 2003 · New York City
Personal Space Theatrics has announced the shows that will make up its 2003-2004 season, focused on the subject of obsession. The season will open with the New York premiere of ...
To Boo or Not to Boo?
By David Finkle · Aug 19, 2003 · New York City
Considering that today's theater audiences are primed to be excessive in their response to what they're witnessing, so much so that standing ...
The Saga of Kelly Continued
By Peter Filichia · Aug 18, 2003 · New York City
Ella Logan [Ed. Note: This installment of Peter Filichia's Diary was to have appeared on TheaterMania last Friday but its posting was prevented by the Big Blackout
NYC Theater Industry Up and Running (Mostly!) After the Big Blackout of 2003
The headlights of passing cars were the onlylights on Broadway on Thursday night(Photo © Sue Knox) The New York theater industry has returned to something close
Off-Broadway Musical Fame Announces Open Call
By Matthew Murray · Aug 14, 2003 · New York City
Fame national tour(Photo © Carol Rosegg) It has just been announced that open auditions for the upcoming Off-Broadway production o
Mr. Warren's Profession
By Brian Scott Lipton · Aug 13, 2003 · New York City
David Warren P.S. 122 is one of this city's most valuable theatrical institutions, but it's hardly the first place one would expect to find director David Warren. ...