Theater News

Midtown International Theatre Festival Seeks Scripts for New Play Reading Series
By Matthew Murray · Feb 26, 2003
The Midtown International Theatre Festival (MITF), now in its fourth year, has announced a new play reading series, "MITF Sundays," aimed at playwrights seeking to develop their ...
Zoe Caldwell to Speak at TFANA Teachers' Night
By Matthew Murray · Feb 26, 2003
Zoe Caldwell Zoe Caldwell, a four-time Tony Award winner for her performances in Slapstick Tragedy, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Medea, and
Seth Rudetsky Presents Purim Cabaret at JCC, March 10
By Matthew Murray · Feb 26, 2003
Seth Rudetsky The Jewish Community Center (JCC) will present a , written and directed by Seth Rudetsky and featuring some of the New York theater's brightest stars, ...
Charles Busch Does Mae West to Benefit the Hourglass Group, March 17
By Matthew Murray · Feb 26, 2003
Charles Busch The Hourglass Group will present the first New York revival of Mae West's 1928 play The Pleasure Man for a one-night-only performance on Monday, ...
On Italics and Indices
By Peter Filichia · Feb 25, 2003
By consulting the indices, Filichia finds theatrical tidbits in books about Lucille Ball and public speaking.
We Need a Little Jerry!
By Michael Buckley · Feb 25, 2003
Jerry Herman talks about the new Off-Broadway revue of his songs and discusses future projects.
You Can't Stop the Beat: Hairspray Cast Recording Wins Grammy
By Matthew Murray · Feb 24, 2003
With the theater awards season still a few months away, the Broadway musical has already won at least one major award: the Grammy for Musical Show Album. Marc ...
A Collective Noise From the Collectors
By Peter Filichia · Feb 23, 2003
In response to Filichia's column on collecting theater memorabilia, readers write in about their own treasures.
Love, Look Away: Broadway's Flower Drum Song to Close March 16
By Matthew Murray · Feb 21, 2003
José Llana and Lea Salongain Flower Drum Song(Photo © Joan Marcus) The Broadway production of , a heavily revised version of the 1958 Richard Rodg
Peter Cincotti: A Star is Born
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Feb 21, 2003
Nineteen-year-old singer and pianist Peter Cincotti dazzles in his return engagement at the Oak Room.