Theater News

They'd Rather Be Punch Drunk
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Feb 20, 2004
Huzzahs for Fighting Words, zzzzzzs for Roulette, and it's diva time with Ellen Greene and Christine Ebersole.
Follow Spot
By Michael Portantiere · Feb 20, 2004
Michael Portantiere prays to see Patti LuPone in Gypsy, flips over NYU's Ragtime, and wonders what's going on at Manhattan Theatre Club.
Wishin' and Hopin'
By Peter Filichia · Feb 19, 2004
Filichia makes three wishes to mark the opening of Primary Stages' new home.
O'Hare and Others to Read Letters From American Soldiers in Iraq for THAW
By Seth Christenfeld · Feb 19, 2004
Denis O'Hare(Photo © Joseph Marzullo) On Tuesday, March 2, THAW (Theaters Against War) will present a benefit evening highlighted by readings of letters from U.S
Loose Lips
By Brian Scott Lipton · Feb 19, 2004
Phyllis Newman gives BSL the lowdown on the lineup for this year's Nothing Like a Dame event.
Relatively Speaking
By Peter Filichia · Feb 17, 2004
Filichia reports on readers' experiences with family members and friends who won't see shows they're in.
"An Evening With Michael John LaChiusa" Will Benefit the Transport Group
By Seth Christenfeld · Feb 17, 2004
Michael John LaChiusa On Sunday, February 22, the Transport Group will present "An Evening With Michael John LaChiusa." The one-night-only event at the Lark Theatre ...
Hairspray Touring Cast to Present Benefit Cabaret in Minneapolis
By Seth Christenfeld · Feb 17, 2004
Carly Jibson and Bruce Vilanch in Hairspray(Photo © Byron Batista) The national tour cast of Hairspray will present an evening of singing, dancing,
Anything Went
By Michael Portantiere · Feb 17, 2004
How inane is the 1956 film version of Anything Goes? Just listen to Decca Broadway's new CD release of the soundtrack album!
It's Greek to Them
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Feb 17, 2004
The Aquila Theatre Company doesn't go far enough, Encores! goes just where it should -- and you must go to the Stanhope to hear Anna Bergman.