Theater News

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
Gasteyer, Hoffman, Vilanch, et al. Miscast in MCC Benefit
Bruce Vilanch Photo © Joseph Marzullo MCC Theater will present as its 2005 spring gala benefit Miscast, a revue in which noted performers will sing songs
The Good Old Good Old Days
When Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse wrote about the good old bad old days in their 1972 musical, how accurate were they?
Boys Will Be Boyz
The opening of the new Off-Broadway hit Altar Boyz is celebrated with a party at Crobar.
Harvey Fierstein Will Host Drama Desk Awards Ceremony for Second Consecutive Year
Harvey Fierstein (Photo © Joseph Marzullo) Harvey Fierstein, currently starring in Fiddler on the Roof on Broadway, will host the 50th Annual Drama Desk
After After Ashley
Kieran Culkin parties with family, friends, and co-stars to celebrate the opening of the new show at the Vineyard.
Loose Lips
Joan Van Ark plays a meddling mother-in-law in La Jolla. Plus: Lynn Ahrens on Dessa Rose.
Richard Thomas Will Read Letters of Tennessee Williams to Open MTC's 2005 "Writers in Performance" Season
Richard Thomas Manhattan Theatre Club will open the 35th anniversary season of its "Writers in Performance" (WIP) literary series on Monday, March 21 with Blanche