Theater News

There's a Foard in Your Future: Merwin Foard to Replace Shuler Hensley in Broadway's Oklahoma!
By Matthew Murray · Dec 30, 2002
Merwin Foard It has been announced that Merwin Foard will replace Shuler Hensley as Jud Fry in the Cameron Mackintosh-Trevor Nunn-Susan Stroman production of Rodgers ...
2002: A Theater Odyssey
By Mania Editorial Staff · Dec 30, 2002
TheaterMania's editorial staff looks back at a year that was full of surprises.
Jule Styne's Third-Best Score
By Peter Filichia · Dec 29, 2002
Filichia gets ready to ring in the New Year to the tunes of a little-known -- and unlikely -- Jule Styne musical.
Jai Rodriguez To Star in Off-Broadway Engagement of Zanna, Don't!
By Michael Portantiere · Dec 27, 2002
Jai Rodriguez Jai Rodriguez, currently appearing as Angel in Rent on Broadway, will be leaving that show to play the title role in the upcoming Off-Broadway ...
Family Album
By Michael Portantiere · Dec 27, 2002
Jamie deRoy and friends gather for a new CD that celebrates the holidays by celebrating family.
Chicago Fire
By Michael Portantiere · Dec 27, 2002
Rob Marshall's film version of Kander & Ebb's razzle-dazzle Broadway musical burns up the screen.
Three More Wishes for Petie
By Peter Filichia · Dec 26, 2002
In observance of tradition, Filichia makes three wishes upon the opening of The Little Shubert.
John Bucchino's Song ''Grateful'' to be Adapted as a Children's Book by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton
By Michael Portantiere · Dec 26, 2002
John Bucchino(Photo: Michael Portantiere) Over the past seven years or so, composer-lyricist John Bucchino's song "Grateful" has become extremely popular on the ...
The Movie Men of Broadway
By Peter Filichia · Dec 24, 2002
Filichia figures out which Broadway composer has had the most musicals adapted for the big screen.
A Couple of Christmas Presents
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Dec 24, 2002
Lorinda Lisitza sings a little Weill at Don't Tell Mama and Rick Crom incites hilarity in a new musical revue at Rose's Turn.