Theater News

Avery, Malick, Mantegna, Smart Set for Rise Up and Shout! Reading
Jean Smart James Avery, Wendie Malick, Joe Mantegna, and Jean Smart will star in Rise Up and Shout!, a benefit reading of the words of visionary thinkers, to ...
Director Lloyd Richards Dies at 87
Lloyd Richards(Photo © Michael Portantiere) Director Lloyd Richards, best known for his longtime artistic partnership with the late playwright August Wilson, die
Trevor Nunn to Direct New Adaptation of Porgy and Bess in London
Trevor Nunn(Photo © Joseph Marzullo/Retna) The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, a new adaptation of Porgy and Bess by Tony Award winner Trevor Nunn, base
Kevin Kline to Star in King Lear at Public Theater; Walken, Noseworthy, Lewis, Pendleton, Weller, et al. Will Join Meryl Streep in Mother Courage and Her Children
Kevin Kline, Christopher Walken Oscar and Tony Award winner Kevin Kline will play the title role in The Public Theater's fall 2006 production ...
City Center Encores! Series Will Present Follies, Face the Music, and Stairway to Paradise in 2007
The 2007 season of City Center Encores! musicals in concert will honor the 100th anniversary of the first Ziegfeld Follies with presentations of three shows inspired by the form, ...
Bosco, Kurtz, Jennings, Rabe, and Robins to Star in Roundabout's Heartbreak House
Philip Bosco(Photo © David Rodgers) The first production of the Roundabout Theatre Company's 2006-2007 season, George Bernard Shaw's Hearbreak House, will
Gallery Players' 40th Anniversary Season Will Include Urinetown, Violet, Victor/Victoria and Plays by Durang, Fierstein, McNally, and Molière
Harvey Fierstein(Photo © Michael Portantiere) The Gallery Players company has announced its 40th anniversary season of productions in Park Slope, Brooklyn, to be
Cerveris, McKay, Sheik, and Sweeney Todd Cast Members to Headline BC/EFA Benefit
Michael Cerveris(Photo © Michael Portantiere) Michael Cerveris, Manoel Felciano, Lauren Molina, Ben Magnuson, Donna Lynne Champlin, and other members of the cast
Brenneman, Cohen, O'Connell, Reuben Set for Williamstown's A Nervous Smile
Amy Brenneman Amy Brenneman, Scott Cohen, Dierdre O'Connell, and Gloria Rueben will star in John Belluso's A Nervous Smile at the Williamstown Theatre ...
Oh, Those Summer Nights!
Stage, film, and TV stars turn out for The Public Theater's summer gala honoring Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline. Plus: Antonio Banderas is fragrant, and Jim Caruso is roasted.