Theater News

Putting Them Together
By Peter Filichia · Nov 28, 2003
In the wake of Henry IV, Filichia ponders what will happen when popular musicals enter the public domain.
Welcome to Berlin
By Gerard Raymond · Nov 28, 2003
Author Doug Wright tells how a memorable meeting with Charlotte von Mahlsdorf led to the creation of the bioplay I Am My Own Wife.
Lord Alfred and Lady Lynn
By Charles Wright · Nov 26, 2003
Charles Wright has mixed feelings about Margot Peters's new biography of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne.
Much Ado About Shakespeare
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Nov 26, 2003
Barbara & Scott applaud two Shakespeare productions, find that Loesser is more for Andrea Marcovicci, and watch the stars come out for Musical Theatre Works
It's So Easy to Fix Someone Else's Show
By Peter Filichia · Nov 25, 2003
A Cincinnati production of On the Town prompts the question: What shows would you like to tinker with?
Take Me Out to Hit the Showers on January 4
By Matthew Murray · Nov 25, 2003
Daniel Sunjata (center) and the cast of Take Me Out(Photo © Joan Marcus) The Broadway production of Richard Greenberg's Take Me...
London's Evening Standard Award Winners Announced
By Seth Christenfeld · Nov 25, 2003
Michael Brandon and company in Jerry Springer: The Opera The winners of the 2003 Evening Standard Awards for excellence in London theater have been announced.
L.A. Ovation Award Winners Announced
By Seth Christenfeld · Nov 24, 2003
The 2003 Ovation Awards for excellence in Los Angeles theater were handed out last night. August Wilson's newest play, Gem of the Ocean, was the evening's biggest honoree ...
For Openers...
By Joseph Marzullo · Nov 24, 2003
TheaterMania's Joseph Marzullo is there as Wonderful Town and Henry IV open, and as the Oldest Living Confederate Widow opens and closes.
Park Your Eyes on Harvard Yard
By Peter Filichia · Nov 23, 2003
Love's Labour's Lost or Won? Filichia takes his search to Harvard Yard and reports the results.