Theater News

More Casting Announced for No Strings at Encores!
By Matthew Murray · Apr 21, 2003
Maya Days City Center Encores! has just announced additional casting for its upcoming staged concert presentation of No Strings, the 1962 Richard Rodgers ...
Many Days in the Life of Joe Egg
By Peter Filichia · Apr 20, 2003
Thirty-five years after William Goldman wrote his classic book, Filichia looks back on the 1967-68 B'way season.
Hairspray and Nine Lead Nominations for Outer Critics Circle Awards
By Matthew Murray · Apr 20, 2003
The Outer Critics Circle, an organization of writers who cover New York theater for publications and media outside of New York, has announced the nominations for the 53rd annual ...
A Good Hair Day
By Brooke Pierce · Apr 18, 2003
The Broadway smash Hairspray hits the shelves this week in the form of a beautiful new companion book to the musical.
The 17th Annual MAC Awards Got it Right
The Siegels give a full report on the 2003 MAC Awards, the annual event in which the stars and soon-to-be-stars of cabaret are honored.
Avenue Q to Transfer to Broadway's Golden Theatre
By Matthew Murray · Apr 18, 2003
Princeton, John Tartaglia, Ann Harada, Nicky, Jen Barnhart,and Rick Lyon in Avenue Q (Photo: © Carol Rosegg) It has just been an
Drama Book Shop "Playwrights & Performers" Series Hosts Edward Albee, May 16
By Matthew Murray · Apr 18, 2003
Edward Albee(Photo: © Joseph Marzullo) Edward Albee, winner of three Pulitzer Prizes for Drama and recipient of the 2002 Tony Award for Best Play for The Goa...
Frankly Frank
By Peter Filichia · Apr 17, 2003
Filichia chats with Frank Vlastnik, the Snail with the Mail in the kiddie favorite, A Year with Frog and Toad.
Chita Rivera to Host 48th Annual Drama Desk Awards; TheaterMania Will Webcast the Event
By Matthew Murray · Apr 17, 2003
Chita Rivera(Photo: © Joseph Marzullo) The Drama Desk, which celebrates excellence in Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway theater through its annual awa
Never Gonna Dance to Dance Past Los Angeles for Now and Open on Broadway in Fall 2003
By Matthew Murray · Apr 16, 2003
It has just been announced that Never Gonna Dance, a new musical featuring song classics by Jerome Kern and a book by Jeffrey Hatcher, will be bypassing its originally ...