Theater News

2003-2004 Best Plays Choices Announced
The 10 plays selected for the 2003-2004 Best Plays yearbook have been announced. As is traditional, each of the plays will be celebrated with an essay in the annual volume, ...
It's Not Who You Star, It's Where You Finish
When replacements take over for stars, a show's advertising campaign can make all the difference.
Hats On!
In his new book, theater journalist Robert Simonson makes the point that, On Broadway, Men Still Wear Hats.
BAM and chashama Announce "Outside Art" Festival
Boomerang Theatre Company'sA Midsummer Night's Dream The BAM Local Development Corporation and the not-for-profit arts collective ...
Atlantic Theater Company's 2004-05 Season Slate Includes Allen and Mamet Premieres
Woody Allen The Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2004-05 season, which will begin with a double bill of Tina Howe's new translations of Eugene Ionesco's
Brooklyn to Open at the Plymouth Theatre, Starring Eden Espinosa
Eden Espinosa(Photo © Michael Portantiere) It has been announced that the musical Brooklyn will open in October at the Plymouth Theatre and will star Eden
Loose Lips
Lois Nettleton plays a botanist at the Acorn Theater, Sally Mayes returns to the cabaret circuit -- and Charles Busch is all over the place!
Revivals of the Fittest
When it comes to multiple recordings of a show, which do you prefer -- original or revival cast albums?
Jay Johnson is No Dummy
One-person shows: Jane Monheit, George S. Irving, and (yes) The Two and Only. Plus a sniff of The Marijuana Logues and a trip to Boise.
Schoenfeld Speaks Against Plan for New Jets Stadium
Gerald Schoenfeld, chairman of the Shubert Organization, has joined a coalition of New Yorkers against the building of a new stadium for the Jets on Manhattan's West Side. Yesterday,...