Theater News

Original Sweeney Todd Story to Be Published in December
The original text for the story Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street will be published by Oxford University Press on December 13. The release of ...
Williamstown Theatre Festival to Honor Kate Burton
Kate Burton (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) The 2007 Williamstown Theatre Festival will pay tribute to Kate Burton at its annual gala, to take place at 6:30 pm on Mon
Jason Mills Takes Over Title Role in Phantom Tour
Jason Mills in Phantom (© Joan Marcus) Jason Mills will take over the title role in the national tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's international award-winni
Billings, Ruckdashel to Star in L.A. Production of Twist
Alexandra Billings and Brandon Ruckdashel will star in the Drama Desk-nominated musical Twist, by Gila Sand and Paul Leschen, which will play the Avery ...
Linklater, Potter, et al. Join Burton, Rees for LATW's Major Barbara
Hamish Linklater (© CBS) Full casting has been announced for the L.A. Theatre Works' production of George Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara, to play December
Second Stage to Present Aguirre-Sacasa's Good Boys and True
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (© Philip Rosenberg) Second Stage Theatre has added Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's Good Boys and True to its 2007-2008 season. The play
Blanchett, Hoffman, Langella, et al. Receive Spirit Award Nominations
Cate Blanchett in I'm Not There (© The Weinstein Cos.) The nominees for the annual Film Independent Spirit Awards were announced this morning. The ceremo
Daisey, Goddess, Orlandersmith, et al. Set for Under the Radar
Mike Daisey (© Chris Bennion) Works by Mike Daisey, Rha Goddess, Young Jean Lee, and Dael Orlandersmith will be part of the Public Theater's Under the Radar
Lawrence, McKechnie, Thompson Set for Girl's Room
Donna McKechnie (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Carol Lawrence, Donna McKechnie, and Stephanie Wright Thompson will star in Joni Fritz's new play Girl's Room,
Hairspray, Macbeth Top 2007 Evening Standard Awards
Patrick Stewart in Macbeth (© Manuel Harlan) The winners of the 2007 Evening Standard Theatre Awards, honoring the best of London theater, have been anno