Theater News

The Diehl on My Fair Lady
By Peter Filichia · Sep 28, 2003
Filichia talks about My Fair Lady with Crandall Diehl, the show's original dance captain and "keeper of the flame."
Fresh Fields
By Marc Miller · Sep 28, 2003
Dorothy Fields's lyrics for Up in Central Park and Arms and the Girl remain sharp and surprising -- and the music for these shows, by Sigmund Romberg and Morton Gould, is also pretty great.
Ted Chapin to Discuss His Follies Book at NYPL
By Matthew Murray · Sep 26, 2003
Ted Chapin(Photo © Henry Grossman) Ted Chapin, author of the new book Everything Was Possible: The Birth of the Musical "Follies" that is set to be releas
All Musicals, All the Time
By David Finkle · Sep 26, 2003
David Finkle offers a first-hand report on this year's NAMT Festival of New Musicals.
Meet Jerry Herman at Coliseum Books on October 13
By Matthew Murray · Sep 26, 2003
Jerry Herman(Photo © Michael Portantiere) Jerry Herman, the award-winning Broadway composer and lyricist whose works for the stage include Hello, Dolly! a
Playwright Herb Gardner is Dead at 68
By Matthew Murray · Sep 26, 2003
Herb Gardner Herb Gardner, the Broadway playwright who penned A Thousand Clowns (1962), died on Wednesday at his home in Manhattan of lung disease at age 68. ...
A Sad Day for Sondheim
By Peter Filichia · Sep 26, 2003
In remembrance of the show's demise 38 years ago, Filichia details the Sondheim-Rodgers collaboration Do I Hear a Waltz?
A Girl Named Maria...and a Guy Named Ronan
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Sep 25, 2003
From England to Ireland: The Siegels take in Maria Friedman at the Café Carlyle and Ronan Tynan at Feinstein's.
Woodie King, Jr. to Receive Paul Robeson Award
By Matthew Murray · Sep 25, 2003
Woodie King, Jr. Woodie King, Jr., founder and producing director of the New Federal Theatre, will receive the Actors' Equity Foundation's Paul Robeson award on ...
Hairspray to Hold Open Auditions
By Matthew Murray · Sep 25, 2003
Hairspray(Photo © Paul Kolnik) Hairspray, the show that won eight 2003 Tony Awards including Best Musical, will hold open auditions on Monday, Sept