Theater News

Hirschfeld Theatre Dedication Ceremony Set for June 23
By Matt Windman · May 29, 2003
Al Hirschfeld Self Portrait The Martin Beck Theatre is soon to be renamed the Al Hirschfeld Theatre in honor of the late illustrator whose drawings depicted the ...
TCM Schedules "Countdown to the Tonys" Film Festival
By Matthew Murray · May 28, 2003
Shirley Jones and Robert Prestonin The Music Man On June 6 and June 7, Turner Classic Movies (channel 82, Time Warner Digital Cable in New York City) will ...
Neo Benefit to Celebrate New Musical Theater Writers
By Matthew Murray · May 28, 2003
Avenue Q composers Robert Lopez (l) and Jeff Marx (r)with the show’s director, Jason Moore(Photo © Michael Portantiere) The
Details of Tony Awards Show Announced as Nominees Pose for "Class Photo" in Times Square
Mayor Bloomberg joined this year’s Tony Award hopefulsfor a photo op in Times Square(Photo © Michael Portantiere) As this season's
Rebecca Luker Lets Go!
By Michael Portantiere · May 28, 2003
The musical theater star branches out in a wild and wacky new comedy by Keith Reddin.
The Broadway Musicals of 1960
By Peter Filichia · May 28, 2003
From Bye Bye Birdie to Camelot to Do Re Mi, 1960 was a landmark year for the Broadway musical.
Playwrights Horizons Announces 2003-2004 Season
By Matt Windman · May 27, 2003
Jon Robin Baitz Playwrights Horizons has announced the six productions that will make up its 2003-2004 season, though dates and casting have not yet been announced. ...
Rachel Kempson, Lady Redgrave, Dies at 92
By Michael Portantiere · May 26, 2003
Rachel Kempson Rachel Kempson, the actress whose 50-year marriage to actor Michael Redgrave produced three children who would take their places among the most highly ...
Hamlet: Poem Unlimited
By Charles Wright · May 26, 2003
Harold Bloom devotes his latest book on Shakespeare's art exclusively to the melancholy Prince of Denmark.
Grand: Knowing You, Part II
By Peter Filichia · May 26, 2003
Filichia concludes his two-parter on Bob Merrill's Prince of Grand Street, soon to be revived at the Jewish Rep.