Theater News

The "Tom Swifty" Goes Broadway
By Peter Filichia · May 4, 2003
Filichia swiftly devises a list of very punny theater jokes inspired by a classic series of books.
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners Announced
By Michael Portantiere · May 4, 2003
The Outer Critics Circle has just announced the winners of its awards for 2002-03. This season marks the 53rd anniversary of the OCC, an association of more than 75 critics and ...
In Nyack, It's Hooray for 100 Years of Hollywood
By Matthew Murray · May 2, 2003
Rob Evan A bevy of musical theater performers will gather in Nyack, New York to offer great songs from the movies in a show titled 100 Years of Hollywood, May ...
Urban Cowboy Tour to Kick Off in Fall of 2004
By Matthew Murray · May 2, 2003
Matt Cavenaugh and Jenn Colella in Urban Cowboy(Photo © Paul Kolnik) It has just been announced that a national tour of the musica
Casting Director Vincent Liff to be Memorialized
By Matthew Murray · May 2, 2003
Vincent Liff Noted casting director Vincent G. Liff, who died on February 25 at age 52 after a long battle with a brain tumor, will be memorialized at Broadway's ...
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The Greatest Overture in Broadway History
By Peter Filichia · May 2, 2003
Filichia tries to decide which Jule Styne show has the superior overture, Gypsy or Funny Girl.
Creating New Venues
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · May 1, 2003
The Siegels are very pleased to catch jazz singer Cynthia Crane performing at a restaurant in the West Village.
Drama Desk Award Nominations Announced
By Michael Portantiere · May 1, 2003
Watch the nominations     Download the free player here The nominations for the 48th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced this morning at ...
All Over the Map
By Dan Bacalzo · Apr 30, 2003
A concert revival of Roberta in San Francisco, a parody of cabaret in Orlando, and a bilingual Ice Cream Suit in Minneapolis