Theater News

Put the Blame on Fame
Fame is fleeting (the Siegels hope), but Cleo Laine & John Dankworth are forever. Also: Notes on Sharon McNight at Mama Rose and a D.C. Anderson revue at the Duplex.
The Sacramento Scene
We all know of one actor who's ready for Sacramento, but did Filichia find others during his visit?
Harmony Canceled, No Longer Broadway-Bound
The production of the Barry Manilow-Bruce Sussman musical Harmony that was to have opened on Broadway early in 2004 has been canceled. The show about the Comedian Harmonists, ...
Spamalot and Camelot Joust for Broadway Domination
Confusing? A stage musical version of the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, written by Eric Idle and to be directed ...
Mary Cleere Haran's American Songbook Engagement is Canceled
Mary Cleere Haran Due to illness, cabaret chanteuse Mary Cleere Haran has canceled her American Songbook engagement at Lincoln Center's Stanley H. Kaplan ...
Jordan, Jordan Everywhere
With Tatjana in Color now at the Culture Project and three other plays on the boards in NYC this season, Julia Jordan has arrived.
Art Carney, Actor and TV Icon, Dies at 85
Art Carney Actor Art Carney died on Sunday at his home in Chester, Connecticut after a long illness. He was 85. Though best known for his Emmy Award-winning role ...
Criticizing a Critic
Filichia objects to the idea that a review he wrote years ago could be read as supportive of Bobbi Boland.
South Florida's Carbonell Award Winners Announced
The Actors' Playhouse production of Floyd Collins dominated the 28th annual Carbonnell Awards, which were announced today, winning seven awards. Disney's touring productions ...
The Violet Ones
In praise of Richard Greenberg, Graham Hamilton, Kristine Zbornik, Miles Phillips, and Kane Alexander.