Theater News

Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All Closes on Broadway After One Performance
By Matthew Murray · Nov 18, 2003
Ellen Burstyn inOldest Living ConfederateWidow Tells All(Photo © Joan Marcus) The Broadway production of Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All,
It Had to be Hugh
By Matthew Murray · Nov 18, 2003
Matthew Murray marks Hugh Jackman Day with reviews of the new Oklahoma! DVD and the Broadway cast album of The Boy From Oz.
Drama Desk to Host Luncheon Honoring Sam Norkin
By Matthew Murray · Nov 18, 2003
Sam Norkin Self-Portrait(© Sam Norkin) The Drama Desk will host a luncheon in honor of theatrical caricature artist Sam Norkin at noon on Friday, December 5, in
Sondheim, Cook, Kushner, Cruz, Lane, Broderick, and Others Set for New York Times Talks
By Matthew Murray · Nov 18, 2003
Stephen Sondheim(Photo © Michael Portantiere) As part of The New York Times's third annual Arts & Leisure Weekend -- January 9-11, 2004 -- the newspaper ...
Photo File
Our photogs focus on Rob Marshall, Tommy Tune, Patrick Stewart, Jane Krakowski, Hugh Jackman, Jimmy Smits, Raúl Esparza, and other stars at recent openings and celebrations.
Kitt and Lithgow to Light Broadway Holiday Tree
By Matthew Murray · Nov 17, 2003
Eartha Kitt (Nine) and John Lithgow (The Retreat From Moscow) will light this year's Broadway Holiday Tree on Wednesday, December 10 at 5:15pm. As ...
James Earl Jones to Introduce August Wilson Reading on December 3 at the 92nd Street Y
By Matthew Murray · Nov 17, 2003
August Wilson On Wednesday, December 3 at 8pm, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson will read poems and selections from his dramatic work at the 92nd ...
Tony Award Winner Dorothy Loudon Dies at 70
Dorothy Loudon, who won a 1977 Tony Award for her hilarious portrayal of Miss Hannigan in Annie, died on Saturday, November 15 after a battle with cancer. ...
State Fair
By Peter Filichia · Nov 16, 2003
Can Filichia find musical theater references to all 50 states? Need you ask?
Are the Stars Out Tonight?
By David Barbour · Nov 14, 2003
David Barbour muses on the phenomenon of Broadway actors missing performances.