Theater News

When Broadway Went Disco
By Peter Filichia · Feb 19, 2003 · New York City
Filichia hears Ethel Merman's disco CD and thinks of other times when musical theater and disco have collided.
Photo File
Matt Cavenaugh, John McDaniel, Sandy Duncan, Christopher Sieber, and other Broadway folks are caught by the cameras.
Dorian Gray, Dora, and Dreams to be Presented in NMTN's New Musicals Series
By Matthew Murray · Feb 18, 2003 · New York City
Christiane Noll The National Music Theater Network (NMTN) has announced its new season of three concert readings of musicals in development. The musicals are ...
Walton, Carmello, and Pittu Bless Mr. Rosewater at Cooper Union, March 7
By Matthew Murray · Feb 18, 2003 · New York City
Jim Walton(Photo © Michael Portantiere) The Cooper Union's CooperArts program will kick off its spring 2003 season with a performance of songs from the musical
Blizzard of 2003 Forces Cancellation or Postponement of NYC Shows and Events
By Michael Portantiere · Feb 17, 2003 · New York City
Due to blizzard conditions in New York City, several performances and events set for this evening are being cancelled or postponed. The Phantom of the Opera, one of ...
Schwartz's Captain Louie to Set Sail in the ASCAP Living Room, March 3 & 4
By Matthew Murray · Feb 17, 2003 · New York City
Stephen Schwartz Captain Louie, a new family musical by Stephen Schwartz, the award-winning composer-lyricist of Pippin, Godspell, and next ...
The Music (Man) That (Doesn't) Make Me Dance
By Peter Filichia · Feb 16, 2003 · New York City
Filichia renders his verdict on the new Music Man, starring Matthew Broderick and Kristin Chenoweth.
Plays and Playwrights 2003
By Brooke Pierce · Feb 14, 2003 · New York City
The latest edition of the Plays and Playwrights series features some of the best work on the Off-Off Broadway scene.
Actors' Equity Supports NYC Cell Phone Ban
By Matthew Murray · Feb 14, 2003 · New York City
Actors' Equity Association (AEA) has come out in favor of the ban on cellular phone usage at public performances. "Every actor I have spoken with is totally in favor of the cell-...
Applications Available for 2003 Princess Grace Awards
By Matthew Murray · Feb 14, 2003 · New York City
Princess Grace of Monaco,a.k.a. actress Grace Kelly The Princess Grace Foundation has announced the availability of applications for the 2003 Princess Grace Awards ...