Theater News

Zhivago Musical Will Be Presented at La Jolla Playhouse
Des McAnuff (Photo © Joseph Marzullo) Zhivago, a musical adaptation of the Boris Pasternak novel Dr. Zhivago, will be the first musical presented
Broadway Production of The Mambo Kings Canceled
Producers Daryl Roth and Jordan Roth announced today that the planned Broadway production of the new musical The Mambo Kings has been canceled. The show had been scheduled ...
Actor John Fiedler Dies at 80
John Fiedler John Fiedler, the veteran stage and film actor who originated the role of Karl Lindner in A Raisin in the Sun, died on June 25 at the age of 80. ...
Loose Lips
Tamara Tunie has a dangerous liaison in New Jersey. Plus: Tom Wopat sings again!
Open the Curtains!
Filichia recollects a backers' audition of an unproduced Kander and Ebb show that is now scheduled to be staged in San Francisco.
Lewis, Dawson, Lawrence, Montalban, and Others Cast in Public Theater's Two Gentlemen of Verona
Norm Lewis (Photo © Joseph Marzullo) Norm Lewis, Rosario Dawson, Megan Lawrence, Paolo Montalban, David Costabile, and Oscar Isaac have been confirmed for The P
Idol Thoughts
American Idol finalist John Stevens sings Sinatra at Feinstein's, Mandy Patinkin sings in Yiddish at Carnegie Hall, and The Constant Wife sparkles at the Roundabout.
Shutterbug to the Stars
Mary C. Henderson has compiled 24 years' worth of the late, great Eileen Darby's photographs of famous theater folk.
Once More, With Feeling
Filichia makes a list of performers who returned to their Tony Award winning roles, sometimes many seasons later.
Jennifer Jason Leigh Set to Star in Abigail's Party
Jennifer Jason Leigh Jennifer Jason Leigh will star in Mike Leigh's drama Abigail's Party to kick of the 2005-2006 season of The New Group. Scott Elliott, the ...