Theater News

Jennifer Hope Wills to Be Phantom's New Christine
Howard McGillin and Jennifer Hope Wills in The Phantom of the Opera (© Joan Marcus) Jennifer Hope Wills will officially take over the role of Christine
Lynn Redgrave, Julianna Margulies to Guest Star in Speak Truth to Power
Lynn Redgrave (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Lynn Redgrave and Julianna Margulies have been confirmed as the final special guest stars for Ariel Dorfman's Speak T
Alan Rickman to Play Judge Turpin in Sweeney Todd Film
Alan Rickman (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Alan Rickman will play Judge Turpin in Tim Burton' s film version of Sweeney Todd, according to published reports.
Collins, Moreno, Smith, White, et al. Set for NYC Cabaret Engagements
Lari White (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Two of the city's major cabaret venues, The Café Carlyle and The Oak Room at the Algonquin Hotel, have announced th
Vineyard Offers $25 Rush Seats to The Agony and the Agony
Victoria Clark (© Joseph Marzullo) The Vineyard Theater is offering a limited number of $25 rush sears to its upcoming LAB production of Nicky Silver's The A
Color Purple, Drowsy Chaperone Recoup Investments
Beth Leavel inThe Drowsy Chaperone (© Joan Marcus) The Broadway musicals The Color Purple and The Drowsy Chaperone announced this week that
Foster, Lang, Myers, Pierce, Taylor, et al. to Guest Star in an oak tree
David Hyde Pierce (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Kathleen Chalfant, Mark Conseulos, Alix Elias, Hunter Foster, Stephen Lang, Mike Myers, David Hyde Pierce, David Ras
Loose Lips
Mamma Mia! star Carolee Carmello temporarily trades her Grecian duds for Rags, and Keir Dullea gets ready to be a Strings player. Plus: Lauren Bacall talks back, Goldie Hawn makes a Short stop, and Kiki & Herb celebrate the holidays!
49th Annual Grammy Award Nominations Announced
Nominations for the 49th annual Grammy Awards were announced this morning. The awards will be given out on Sunday, February 11 in Los Angeles and broadcast live on ...
The Year of Magical Thinking Sets Broadway Dates
Vanessa Redgrave (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) The Year of Magical Thinking, a one-woman play by Joan Didion based on her autobiographical book of the same t