Theater News

Color Purple Special to Air on February 18
The Color Purple: The Color of Success, a television special that traces the evolution of Alice Walker's novel through its ...
Party Time!
Victoria Clark, Donna Murphy, Stephen Sondheim, Alexa Vega, Diana DeGarmo, Elisabeth Withers-Mendes, et al. sure know how to celebrate.
Isn't It Romantic?
Broadway leading ladies Stephanie J. Block, Mimi Hines, Beth Leavel, Jan Maxwell, Barbara Walsh, and Karen Ziemba reveal their best and worst romantic experiences.
Ellen Hanley Dies at 80
Ellen Hanley in Fiorello! (Photo courtesy Broadway Musicals: The 101 Greatest Shows of All Time) Broadway leading lady Ellen Hanley, who was best k
Cook, Griffey, McDonald, et al. to Perform With New York Philharmonic
Audra McDonald (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Tony Award winners Barbara Cook and Audra McDonald are among the artists scheduled to perform with the New York Philhar
Goldhenhersh, Sparks, et al. Set for Rapp's Essential Self-Defense
Heather Goldenhersh (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Full casting has been announced for Essential Self-Defense, a new play by Obie winner Adam Rapp, to be seen
Edie, Goldyn, McCartney, Ojeda, Yazbeck, Set for BC/EFA Benefit
Edie (© Marzullo/Retna) Jessica Lee Goldyn, Liz McCartney, Perry Ojeda, and Al Yazbeck will particpate in Open Your Heart to BCEFA, a special benefit for
Day, Pinchot, Wilson, et al. Set for Distracted at L.A.'s Taper
Rita Wilson (© Michael Portantiere) Johanna Day, Bronson Pinchot, and Rita Wilson will head the cast for the world premiere of Lisa Loomer's play, Distracted
Cruz, Machado, Tropicana, et al. Set for Playwrights Panel
Nilo Cruz Nilo Cruz, Eduardo Machado, Carmen Rivera, Edwin Sanchez, and Carmelita Tropicana will participate in Latino-American Voices: Playwrights in the USA,...
New York City Opera to Present New Production of Ragtime in 2008
Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens New York City Opera will present a new production of the Tony Award-winning musical Ragtime, by Terrence McNally, Stephen ...