Theater News

The Scones What They'll Serve: Kenneth Branagh and The Play What I Wrote Cast to Man Ticket Line, March 3
By Matthew Murray · Feb 28, 2003
Kenneth Branagh Kenneth Branagh, film star (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing) and director of the ...
Manhattan Theatre Club's 2003 "Writers in Performance" Series Begins March 10
By Matthew Murray · Feb 28, 2003
Steve Lawson Manhattan Theatre Club (MTC) has announced that its 2003 "Writers in Performance" series will begin on March 10. The series -- now in its 33rd season --...
Frankie and Johnny to Close on Broadway, March 9
By Matthew Murray · Feb 28, 2003
The Broadway production of Terrence McNally's will close on Sunday, March 9, having played 15 previews and 229 regular performances. The show currently stars ...
"Playwrights and Performers" Series Continues at Drama Book Shop With John Patrick Shanley
By Matthew Murray · Feb 28, 2003
John Patrick Shanley The Drama Book Shop's ongoing "Playwrights and Performers" series will continue with an appearance by playwright John Patrick Shanley on March ...
Actors' Equity 2002 Foundation Grants Announced
By Matthew Murray · Feb 28, 2003
The Actors' Equity Foundation has announced its 2002 Foundation Grants. $60,000 will be awarded to 55 not-for-profit Equity theaters all over America. "We are very proud to ...
Oscar and Georges
By Marc Miller · Feb 28, 2003
Oscar Hammerstein's lyrics for Carmen Jones are dandy, and Decca Broadway's original cast album CD has sass and style.
Boob Tube Tuners
By Peter Filichia · Feb 28, 2003
Back before Disney remade The Music Man, there were lots of original TV musicals -- 222 of them, to be exact.
A Cabaret Variety Pack
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Feb 28, 2003
The Siegels take in shows by Rita Coolidge, Eileen Fulton, and Martha Lorin, and drop by the King Kong Room to party with Jim Caruso.
Photo File
By Joseph Marzullo · Feb 27, 2003
From Antonio Banderas to Kathleen Turner to Peter Cincotti, stars are twinkling all over Manhattan.
Susan Johnson, Big Broadway Belter of the 1950s, Dies at 75
Susan Johnson in Oh, Captain! Susan Johnson, who gained a stellar reputation as a quintessential Broadway belter ...