Theater News

Hip-Hop Hooray
The sixth annual Hip-Hop Theater Festival chimes in on the State of the Union and offers Russell Simmons a rising talent for Def Poetry Jam.
Hart, Knight, Schneider, Tolan, Wilson to Appear at NYC's Drama Book Shop
Kitty Carlisle Hart Legendary actresses Kitty Carlisle Hart, Shirley Knight, and Elizabeth Wilson will make special appearances later this month at The Drama Book ...
Shoshana Bean and Megan Hilty to Tour in Wicked
Shoshana Bean in Wicked (Photo © Joan Marcus) Shoshana Bean and Megan Hilty will play Elphaba and Glinda, respectively, for three legs of the national to
Neil Simon to Receive Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
Neil Simon(Photo © Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Playwright Neil Simon will receive the Kennedy Center's ninth annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at a ceremony
Haylie Duff Will Make Her Broadway Debut as Amber Van Tussle in Hairspray
Haylie Duff Rising Hollywood star Haylie Duff will make her Broadway debut as Tracy Turnblad's arch-nemesis Amber Von Tussle in Hairspray on July 18 at the ...
Colin, Edelman, Graham, Hopkins, et al. Set for Williamstown Theatre Festival
Margaret Colin (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Gerry Bamman, Margaret Colin, Gregg Edelman, Enid Graham, Kaitlin Hopkins, Matt Letscher, and Carrie Preston have been
Broadway in Bryant Park Sets Summer Schedule
The 106.7 Lite fm Presents Broadway in Bryant Park 2006 series of free lunchtime concerts will kick off on Thursday, July 6 at 12:30pm on the stage at Bryant Park. Concerts ...
Gifford, Hall, Krieger, Manchester, Tillis, et al. Will Contribute Songs to Hats!
Kathie Lee Gifford (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Susan Birkenhead, Gretchen Cryer, Kathie Lee Gifford, Carol Hall, Henry Krieger, Melissa Manchester, and Pam Tills
Love and Marriage in the '20s and the '80s
The cast albums of The Drowsy Chaperone and The Wedding Singer will send you to musical comedy heaven.
Barrett Foa to Replace Jesse Tyler Ferguson in Spelling Bee
Barrett Foa (Photo © Michael Portantiere) Barrett Foa will take over the role of Leaf Coneybear in the Broadway musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spellin