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Uta Hagen, Legendary Actress and Teacher, Dies at 84
Uta Hagen Broadway veteran Uta Hagen, whose credits span more than 60 years and include some of the most influential productions of the 20th century, died yesterday ...
They Love the Nightlife
TheaterMania's cameras are there for the 2004 Nightlife Awards -- right in the front row at The Town Hall!
He's Flying Again
How well does J.M. Barrie's classic Peter Pan hold up in its new film version? Filichia takes a look.
Not Safe in the City: Taboo Will Close on February 8
Euan Morton in Taboo(Photo © Joan Marcus) The Broadway production of Taboo will be closing on Sunday, February 8, according to a production represe
Gussow to Interview McNally at Barnes and Noble
Terrence McNally(Photo © Michael Portantiere) The Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally will be interviewed by Mel Gussow of The New York Times a
Stars Over Broadway
How much does star casting help a show? And what are the tradeoffs? David Finkle ruminates.
Sondheim and Cook Discuss Musical Theater in New York Times-Sponsored Event
[l-r] Stephen Holden, Barbara Cook, and Stephen Sondheimat the CUNY Graduate Center(Photo © Michael Portantiere) On Saturday, January 10,
O'Neill Playwrights Conference Accepting Open Submissions of Scripts
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Connecticut has announced that the O'Neill Playwrights Conference will be accepting open submissions of full scripts from January 12 ...
Ring Them Bells
Filichia ponders the appropriateness of various musical theater ringtones designed for cell phones.
Casting Announced for The Broadway Musicals of 1926
Marc Kudisch inThe Broadway Musicals of 1960(Photo © Michael Portantiere) The fourth season of the "Broadway by the Year" series will kick off on Monday,