Theater News

Esbjornson Takes Over Direction of The Normal Heart
It has just been announced that Jeff Cohen, artistic director of the Worth Street Theater Company, is ceding direction of the company's revival of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart
Loose Lips
Dan Lauria is all Ears, Carolee Carmello is making a Baby, and Mercedes Ruehl will soon have A View From the Bridge.
Julie Wilson to Inaugurate The Hideaway Room on April 2
Julie Wilson(Photo © Michael Portantiere) Cabaret legend Julie Wilson will open Manhattan's newest cabaret venue, The Hideaway Room @ Helen's (169 Eighth Avenue
Benvenuto, Cellini!
It's grand to have Kurt Weill's The Firebrand of Florence complete on CD, but the casting is haphazard and the work itself quite strange.
Gun Song
Neil Patrick Harris draws a bead on his dual roles in Assassins.
Attend the Tale
The Siegels scrutizine Sweeney Todd at City Opera, A Midsummer Night's Dream at BAM, and Melissa Errico at The Oak Room.
A Flahooley Affair
Filichia describes his 14-year search for one of the most elusive of all cast recordings.
Controversial Acting Teacher Eric Morris to Visit NYC
Eric Morris On Friday, April 30 at 5pm, acting teacher Eric Morris will give a free lecture followed by a book signing at The Drama Book Shop (250 West 40th Street). ...
Kaufman Center to Celebrate Finn, Strouse, and New Musicals at Merkin Hall
The Kaufman Center will continue its "Broadway Close Up" series at Merkin Concert Hall on Monday, March 29 with More Infinite Joy: The Music of William Finn. ...
A Closer Look at...Philadelphia
J. Cooper Robb examines the history of Philly's theater community and comments on current productions.