Theater News

Putting 'em Together
Combine two or more of this season's Broadway shows into one and you could win TheaterMania's new contest!
Lyrical Cure
Filichia corresponds with composer-lyricist David Yazbek in regard to some Dirty Rotten matters.
Eric Bogosian to Discuss His Novels With Michael Feingold
Eric Bgosian Actor-playwright Eric Bogosian will discuss his career as a novelist with Michael Feingold, chief theater critic of The Village Voice, at 8pm on ...
Musical Line-Up Set for Bound For Broadway V at Merkin Concert Hall
Liz Callaway Bound for Broadway V, a presentation of scenes and songs from seven new musicals in development, will take place on Monday, June 6 at 8pm at ...
Oscar Brown Jr. Dies at 78
Oscar Brown Jr. Oscar Brown Jr., a veteran playwright, jazz singer, and songwriter, died in Chicago on Sunday, May 29 at the age of 78 of complications from a blood ...
Glass Menagerie Star Christian Slater Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charge
Christian Slater in The Glass Menagerie (Photo © Joan Marcus) Christian Slater, who plays Tom Wingfield in the current Broadway revival of Tennessee Will
Murder, He Wrote
Barbara & Scott double their pleasure at the York Theatre and enjoy Michael McKean and Annette O'Toole's show at Feinstein's.
TV, Film, and Broadway Star Eddie Albert Dies at 99
Eddie Albert Actor Eddie Albert, best known for his role of Oliver Wendell Douglas on the long-running TV sit-com Green Acres, died on Thursday night, May 26 ...
Is That Your Final Answer?
Depending on how many of Filichia's Yiddish-themed questions you got right, he'll either plotz and say "mazel tov" or call you a shlemiel.
John Simon Lands Jobs at Bloomberg.com, Weekly Standard
John Simon John Simon, the 80-year-old critic who was let go by New York magazine earlier this month after a 37-year career there, has found two new writing ...