Theater News

Casting Announced for York Theatre's Pacific 1860
By Brooke Pierce · Jan 23, 2003 · New York City
The York Theatre Company has just announced the cast of its final production in this year's "Musicals in Mufti" series, Pacific 1860. The show will star ...
Comedy's Coming
By Peter Filichia · Jan 23, 2003 · New York City
All right, class: Before we all attend Patricia Hoag Simon's production of the underappreciated musical The Human Comedy at Marymount Manhattan College, let'...
Nell Carter, Tony Winner for Ain't Misbehavin', Dies at 54
By Michael Buckley · Jan 23, 2003 · New York City
Nell Carter Nell Carter, who won a 1978 Tony Award as Best Featured Actress in a Musical for Ain't Misbehavin', was found dead today in her California home. ...
Musical Salute to Richard Rodgers Will Benefit ALS Research
By Brooke Pierce · Jan 23, 2003 · New York City
Michael Zaslow Sandy Duncan, Marvin Hamlisch, Lea Salonga, Cady Huffman, John Dossett, José Llana, James Naughton, Tony Roberts, Marni Nixon, Sheldon Harnick,
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Held at New Playwrights Horizons Building
By Michael Portantiere · Jan 22, 2003 · New York City
The new Playwrights Horizons(Photo: Michael Portantiere) Though concert performances of the musicals Falsettos and Violet have already been held in the ...
Ride-Outs, Play-Offs, Tabs, and Fade Outs
By Peter Filichia · Jan 21, 2003 · New York City
Got a nice e-mail from noted orchestrator Larry Blank, who was grateful that, in my recent piece on Bar Mitzvah Boy, I mentioned Irwin Kostal's terrific ...
Casting Finalized for Mufti's A Family Affair
By Matthew Murray · Jan 21, 2003 · New York City
Alix Korey The York Theatre Company has announced casting for A Family Affair, the second show in its current "Musicals in Mufti" series. The cast includes ...
Al Hirschfeld: An Appreciation
By Michael Buckley · Jan 21, 2003 · New York City
Self Portrait at 99 They say that Al Hirschfeld -- the brilliant caricaturist whose myriad line drawings depicted the major personalities of Broadway throughout most ...
Skillful Lee
By Michael Portantiere · Jan 21, 2003 · New York City
Lee Lessack To hear one of Lee Lessack's CDs is to enjoy a voice so lovely and so emotionally communicative that you'll think to yourself, "No wonder this guy got a ...
Sieber to Spell Kudisch in Millie, January 28-April 27
By Michael Portantiere · Jan 20, 2003 · New York City
Christopher Sieber (l) and Marc Kudisch(Photo: Jim Caruso) Christopher Sieber, who most recently appeared on Broadway as Rapunzel's Prince in ...