Theater News

Sheila Callaghan Among Blackburn Award Winners
Sheila Callaghan Playwright Sheila Callaghan is one of four winners of Special Commendation Awards from the Susan Smith Blackburn Award committee, given to a female ...
The Teleplayers
Playwrights such as Krista Vernoff, Craig Wright, and Marsha Norman are making their mark on hit TV shows including Grey's Anatomy, Lost, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
Blazer, Morrison, Rowat, et al. to Join Cerveris and Murphy in LoveMusik
Judith Blazer The full cast and creative team has been announced for the new Broadway musical LoveMusik, based on the lives of Kurt Weill and his wife Lotte ...
Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me CD Set for April 10 Release
Ghostlight Records will release the original cast recording of Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me on April 10. The recording will feature Short, Brooks Ashmankas, ...
David, Luker, Prince, Wopat, et al. Win 2007 BackStage Bistro Awards
Rebecca Luker (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) The winners of the 2007 BackStage Bistro Awards for Excellence in Cabaret have been announced. The awards, which will be
Brown, Schwartz, et al. Set for L.A. Festival of New American Musicals
Stephen Schwartz (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Works by Jason Robert Brown, John Bucchino, Ricky Ian Gordon, and Stephen Schwartz will be part of the initial Festiv
Curtin, Gleason, Sarandon Set for Westport's Selected Shorts
Jane Curtin Jane Curtin, Joanna Gleason, and Chris Sarandon will read three works of short fiction in Selected Shorts, a live version of the renowned NPR show,...
DeShields and Wicked's Houdyshell to Headline Venus Benefit
Jayne Houdyshell (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Former Tony Award nominees André DeShields and Jayne Houdyshell will headline a benefit reading of Suzan Lori-
Burtka, Cahoon, Harris, Reinders, et al. Set for Rocky Horror Benefit
Acting For a Cure will stage a benefit performance of Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Tribute Show at 8pm on Monday, April 16 at the American Airlines ...
Eric Bogosian to Host Talk Radio Talkbacks; Liev Schreiber Confirms Impending Fatherhood
Eric Bogosian (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Eric Bogosian will host post-show talkbacks of his Broadway play Talk Radio on March 1 and 2. The production, whi