Theater News

Frankie and Johnny to Close on Broadway, March 9
By Matthew Murray · Feb 28, 2003 · New York City
The Broadway production of Terrence McNally's will close on Sunday, March 9, having played 15 previews and 229 regular performances. The show currently stars ...
"Playwrights and Performers" Series Continues at Drama Book Shop With John Patrick Shanley
By Matthew Murray · Feb 28, 2003 · New York City
John Patrick Shanley The Drama Book Shop's ongoing "Playwrights and Performers" series will continue with an appearance by playwright John Patrick Shanley on March ...
Actors' Equity 2002 Foundation Grants Announced
By Matthew Murray · Feb 28, 2003 · New York City
The Actors' Equity Foundation has announced its 2002 Foundation Grants. $60,000 will be awarded to 55 not-for-profit Equity theaters all over America. "We are very proud to ...
Oscar and Georges
By Marc Miller · Feb 28, 2003 · New York City
Oscar Hammerstein's lyrics for Carmen Jones are dandy, and Decca Broadway's original cast album CD has sass and style.
Boob Tube Tuners
By Peter Filichia · Feb 28, 2003 · New York City
Back before Disney remade The Music Man, there were lots of original TV musicals -- 222 of them, to be exact.
A Cabaret Variety Pack
The Siegels take in shows by Rita Coolidge, Eileen Fulton, and Martha Lorin, and drop by the King Kong Room to party with Jim Caruso.
Photo File
By Joseph Marzullo · Feb 27, 2003 · New York City
From Antonio Banderas to Kathleen Turner to Peter Cincotti, stars are twinkling all over Manhattan.
Susan Johnson, Big Broadway Belter of the 1950s, Dies at 75
Susan Johnson in Oh, Captain! Susan Johnson, who gained a stellar reputation as a quintessential Broadway belter ...
Life x 3 Changes Opening Date to Monday, March 31
By Brooke Pierce · Feb 27, 2003 · New York City
After playing a game of chicken with Urban Cowboy, the producers of Life x 3 relented today and changed the date of their show's Broadway opening to Monday, March 31. ...
Strike Up the Band? Negotiatons Between Theatre League and Musicians Union are Down to the Wire
By Matthew Murray · Feb 26, 2003 · New York City
Jed Bernstein(Photo: Michael Portantiere) Both the League of American Theatres and Producers and the American Federation of Musicians Local 802 are hoping an ...