Theater News

Little Shop of Horrors Cancels Broadway Engagement
By Matthew Murray · Jun 2, 2003
It has just been announced that the new production of the 1982 Howard Ashman/Alan Menken cult musical Little Shop of Horrors currently playing at the Actors' ...
The Wit and Wisdom of Steven Suskin
By Peter Filichia · Jun 1, 2003
Filichia relives the 2001-2002 theater season with the help of Steven Suskin's latest Broadway Yearbook.
Actress Martha Scott, Our Town's Emily, is Dead
By Michael Portantiere · May 31, 2003
Martha Scott Martha Scott, who created the role of Emily Webb in the original Broadway production of Thornton Wilder's American stage classic Our Town and ...
Photo File
Tony hopefuls and other fabulous folks are turning up around town at all sorts of events.
P.S. 166 to Be Renamed After Richard Rodgers
By Matt Windman · May 30, 2003
Richard Rodgers Manhattan's Public School 166 is to be renamed after composer Richard Rodgers. On Tuesday, June 10, the neo-gothic, landmarked school building on ...
Hip, Cool, and Classy
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · May 30, 2003
The Siegels enjoy the Pizzarelli clan, Barbara Carroll, Mary Cleere Haran, and other talents in a week packed with entertainment.
Working Theatre to Honor Sarandon and Others
By Matthew Murray · May 30, 2003
Susan Sarandon The Drama Desk Award-winning Working Theatre, dedicated to producing culturally diverse plays exploring the lives of working people, will present its ...
Cavanagh, Fierstein, and Peters Among "Stars in the Alley"
By Matthew Murray · May 30, 2003
Tom Cavanagh The stars will come out during the day on Wednesday, June 4 to mark the end of the 2002-2003 theater season at the annual "Stars in the Alley" concert ...
What Jack Lawrence Would Like to Add
By Peter Filichia · May 29, 2003
In a chat with the co-author of I Had a Ball, Filichia gets an earful about the abhorrent behavior of star Buddy Hackett.
Hirschfeld Theatre Dedication Ceremony Set for June 23
By Matt Windman · May 29, 2003
Al Hirschfeld Self Portrait The Martin Beck Theatre is soon to be renamed the Al Hirschfeld Theatre in honor of the late illustrator whose drawings depicted the ...