Theater News

Don't Call Us: City Council Bans Use of Cell Phones in Performance Spaces
By Mike Salinas · Feb 13, 2003
On Wednesday, February 11, the New York City Council overrode Mayor Michael Bloomberg on a matter of importance to theatergoers and performers. The council voted 38-5, with two ...
United For Peace Plans Anti-War Rally on February 15
By Matthew Murray · Feb 12, 2003
The group United for Peace is planning to hold a "World Says No To War" rally at 49th Street and First Avenue, within sight of the United Nations, at noon on Saturday, February 15. ...
I Do, I Do, I Do!
TheaterMania is there as Tony n' Tina's Wedding celebrates 15 years Off-Broadway.
My Man Godfrey to Hit Broadway?
By Matthew Murray · Feb 12, 2003
My Man Godfrey may be coming to Broadway: The stage rights to the 1936 film have been optioned by East of Doheny Productions for a potential Broadway musical....
Friel & Friel: Reading of Faith Healer Set for March 10
By Matthew Murray · Feb 12, 2003
Philip Bosco A one-night-only dramatic reading of Brian Friel's Faith Healer will be held on Monday, March 10 at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan; it will be ...
Ma Rainey Will Not Make Whoopi Today; Star Goldberg, Felled by Flu, May Return Tomorrow
By Matthew Murray · Feb 12, 2003
Charles S. Dutton and Whoopi Goldberg(Photo © Joan Marcus) Whoopi Goldberg missed the Tuesday, February 11 performance of August Wilson's due to a bout with the
Debbie Does Dallas to Close on February 15
By Brooke Pierce · Feb 12, 2003
The original cast of Debbie Does Dallas Debbie Does Dallas, the Off-Broadway musical based on the porn film classic of the same name, has announced ...
My Dinner With John McD.
By Peter Filichia · Feb 12, 2003
John McDaniel talks about life before Rosie and his current projects, including a show at Joe's Pub.
Zagat Seeks Opinions for Theater Guide
By Matthew Murray · Feb 11, 2003
The Zagat company, well known for its surveys of New York City restaurants, has now begun a new venture: surveying New York theater. Beginning today (February 11) and running ...
Mary Birdsong to Star in Reading of Judy Speaks: Gumm's Last Tape
By Matthew Murray · Feb 11, 2003
Mary Birdsong Mary Birdsong, currently appearing Off-Broadway in Adult Entertainment, will star in a reading of a new theater piece titled Judy Speaks: Gumm