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Bob Hope, Legendary Actor-Comedian, Dies at 100
By Matthew Murray · Jul 28, 2003
Bob Hope Comedian, humanitarian, film star, and stage actor Bob Hope died Sunday night of pneumonia in his home in Toluca Lake, California. He was 100. Hope was ...
Your Choices for "Most Powerful People in Musical Theater"
By Peter Filichia · Jul 27, 2003
Filichia's readers respond to his column on musical theater's most powerful people by offering their own ideas.
Who Could Ask For Anything Moore?
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Jul 25, 2003
Melba Moore, Lea DeLaria, and Elena Bennett light up the Siegels' week.
Broadway's Lost Treasures To Be Unearthed on PBS
By Matthew Murray · Jul 25, 2003
Aside from presenting scenes and songs from Broadway musicals to potential audiences outside New York, the annual Antoinette Perry (Tony) Awards broadcasts have ...
Shakespeare and Musicals
By Peter Filichia · Jul 24, 2003
In perusing several books on Shakespeare, Filichia finds connections between the Bard and many Broadway shows.
An Officer and a Gentleman
By Michael Portantiere · Jul 24, 2003
Nice guy Tom Hewitt stars as Officer Lockstock in the national tour of Urinetown.
A New Southern Writer Projected
By Peter Filichia · Jul 22, 2003
Late-blooming playwright Linda Byrd Kilian talks about debuting her first effort at the Alabama Shakespeare Fest.
Mike Salinas, Theater Journalist, is Dead at 46
Mike Salinas Mike Salinas, a theater reporter and noted gay activist, died in his Manhattan apartment on July 15. He was 46. Though final autopsy results will not ...
Feinstein's at the Regency Announces Fall Season
By Matthew Murray · Jul 22, 2003
Betty Buckley The cabaret venue Feinstein's at the Regency has announced its fall schedule of performers and acts, as follows: September 23-27: Ronan Tynan ...