Theater News

Playwright Herb Gardner is Dead at 68
By Matthew Murray · Sep 26, 2003
Herb Gardner Herb Gardner, the Broadway playwright who penned A Thousand Clowns (1962), died on Wednesday at his home in Manhattan of lung disease at age 68. ...
A Sad Day for Sondheim
By Peter Filichia · Sep 26, 2003
In remembrance of the show's demise 38 years ago, Filichia details the Sondheim-Rodgers collaboration Do I Hear a Waltz?
A Girl Named Maria...and a Guy Named Ronan
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Sep 25, 2003
From England to Ireland: The Siegels take in Maria Friedman at the Café Carlyle and Ronan Tynan at Feinstein's.
Woodie King, Jr. to Receive Paul Robeson Award
By Matthew Murray · Sep 25, 2003
Woodie King, Jr. Woodie King, Jr., founder and producing director of the New Federal Theatre, will receive the Actors' Equity Foundation's Paul Robeson award on ...
Hairspray to Hold Open Auditions
By Matthew Murray · Sep 25, 2003
Hairspray(Photo © Paul Kolnik) Hairspray, the show that won eight 2003 Tony Awards including Best Musical, will hold open auditions on Monday, Sept
Sounds of the '60s
By Michael Portantiere · Sep 24, 2003
Michael Portantiere reviews new CD issues of the soundtrack albums of Bye Bye Birdie and Sweet Charity.
Sunday in the Houseman With Shows
By Peter Filichia · Sep 23, 2003
Filichia gets to see three different shows at one theater when he spends the day at the John Houseman.
Sweet Charity
Theater people give their all to make smashing successes of The Actors' Fund's Chess concert and BC/EFA's Flea Market and Grand Auction.
All-Star LAByrinth Theater Company Benefit Slated
By Matthew Murray · Sep 23, 2003
Madonna The LAByrinth Theater Company's first benefit will be held at 6:30pm on Monday, September 29 at the Daryl Roth Theater. The centerpiece of the event will be ...
O'Neill Playwrights Conference to Hold Forum in NYC
By Matthew Murray · Sep 22, 2003
James Houghton, artistic director of the O'Neill Playwrights Conference, will hold an open forum for playwrights in New York City at New Dramatists (424 West 44th Street, between ...