Theater News

Full Cast Announced for A Tribute to Stephen Schwartz
Karen Akers (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Jill Abramovitz, Jim Caruso, Chris DiCristo, Julie Garnye, Lisa Howard, Steven Lutvak, Cass Morgan, and Carole Schwartz wi
Lawrence, O'Hara, Reichard, et al. Set for The Songs of Sam Davis
Daniel Reichard (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Tony Award nominees Megan Lawrence, Kelli O'Hara, and Daniel Reichard will be among the guest performers at The Son
London Kids Spotlight: October '07
Polka Theatre is the place to be. On 6 October there's Head in the Clouds, which uses puppets and live music to provide entertaining antidotes to today's world of relentless technology and quick fixes. It's a fantastic adventure for the imagination. Head in the Clouds only has one performance date, and There's Only One Wayne Matthews! (through 27 October). Wayne wants to be the best footballer in the world, but instead he's only got a head full of football trivia.
Las Vegas Kids Spotlight: October '07
Las Vegas isn't exactly known for its family entertainment, but during October Peter Pan has things taken care of. The boy who refuses to grow up visits a city known for its adult portions, taking all those who dare on the adventure of a lifetime. This musical features "I Won't Group Up," "I'm Flying!," "Neverland" and more!
DC Metro Kids Spotlight: October '07
If you're not sure what to see this month, just go back to the "Bear Necessities." Imagination Stage is presenting The Jungle Book (through Nov. 4). This musical adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic stories follows Mowgli, a boy brought up in the wild world of the forest, as he draws upon his knowledge of both the animal and human worlds in order to survive. The show features audience participation.
Full Cast, Creative Team Set for DC's Tamburlaine and Edward II
Avery Brooks in Tamburlaine (© Carol Rosegg) Full cast and creative team have been announced for Shakespeare Theatre Company's repertory productions of C
Bob Saget to Join Broadway's Drowsy Chaperone on October 19
Bob Saget (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Bob Saget will take over the role of Man in Chair in the award-winning Broadway musical The Drowsy Chaperone beginni
Chicago Kids Spotlight: October '07
If you find yourself having a not-so-great day at any point during the month, you may want to consider what Alexander has to deal with. At the Paramount Theatre on October 30, he's going to have a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Also this month, Paramount presents Charlotte's Web on October 12. Or, if you're looking for something with a bit more pizzazz, catch Cirque Dreams: Jungle Fantasy, at Genesee Theatre on October 3 and at the Coronado Performing Arts Center on the 24th.
Philadelphia Kids Spotlight: October '07
Rumplestiltskin! Rumplestiltskin! Rumplestiltskin! Media Theater presents the classic tale, October 6-27, offering plenty of lessons to learn when a Troll causes problems and gets his just reward. The show is improvisational with audience participation.
SF Kids Spotlight: October '07
For families this month, the New Conservatory Theatre Center presents its adaptation of Cinderella, written by Stephanie Temple (October 27-November 18).