Theater News

Porchlight Music Theatre to Present William Finn Festival
William Finn Chicago's Porchlight Music Theatre will present "The Finn Festival", a two-month tribute to musical theater composer William ...
ABC Plans to Telecast Once Upon a Mattress in December
The ABC-TV production of the Mary Rodgers-Marshall Barer-Dean Fuller-Jay Thompson musical Once Upon a Mattress, which had been tentatively but unofficialy planned for ...
Photo File
Renée Zellweger and other celebs turn out as siblings Rob and Kathleen Marshall are honored with Mr. Abbott Awards. Plus, Gavin Creel: Prom King.
York Theatre's Spring "Musicals in Mufti" Announced
The York Theatre Company has announced the three shows that will comprise its 2005 "Musicals in Mufti" season of staged concert performances of lesser-known musicals. The season ...
Rising Stars
Hunter Gilmore, Noah Peters, and Robin Lord Taylor shine in The Shooting Stage.
Dance Music Arranger Trude Rittman Dies at 96
Trude Rittman, who provided dance and choral number arrangements and incidental music for many legendary shows of Broadway's Golden Age, died of respiratory failure on February 22 ...
I Saw Them When
Filchia's enjoyment of two actors in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels leads him to recall some others he's discovered over the years.
Chicago Spotlight: March 2005
Art Isn't Easy, Even When You're Hot
American Songbook's Passion Concert with LuPone, Cerveris, and McDonald Will Be Televised Live
The seventh season of Lincoln Center's American Songbook series will conclude with a concert performance of the Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine musical Passion on March 30 at ...
The Ballad of Betty
Barbara & Scott have a lot of good things to say about Betty Buckley's show at the Café Carlyle. Plus: Great performances in Counsellor-at-Law, Pyretown, and Hurlyburly