Theater News

Magic To Do
By Michael Portantiere · Feb 23, 2004
Michael Rispoli plays a real mensch of a masseur in Magic Hands Freddy.
Let Him Play Among the Stars: Bart Howard Dies at 88
By Michael Portantiere · Feb 23, 2004
Bart Howard Bart Howard, a performer and songwriter best known as the composer of the standard "Fly Me to the Moon," died on Saturday in Carmel, New York. According ...
New Sondheim Revue To Be Performed in Concert at Carnegie Hall
By Matthew Murray · Feb 23, 2004
Stephen Sondheim(Photo © Michael Portantiere) A new revue of Stephen Sondheim songs that was first presented at the Bridewell Theatre in London in 2000 and was l
The Man Who Came to Boston
By Peter Filichia · Feb 22, 2004
Filichia recalls the Boston tryout of Sherry!, the musical version of The Man Who Came to Dinner.
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.