Theater News

Gary Mauer to Play Title Role in Broadway Phantom
Gary Mauer inThe Phantom of the Opera (© Joan Marcus) Gary Mauer will play the title role in the Broadway production of The Phantom of the Opera,
Whoopi Goldberg to Help Celebrate August Wilson Day on April 27
Whoopi Goldberg (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Oscar winner Whoopi Goldberg will read August Wilson's monologue "Janitor" at 10am on Friday, April 27 in Bryant Park
Spring Awakening's Sheik and Sater Win Dramatists Guild Award
Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik (© Michael Portantiere) Spring Awakening authors Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater were named the winne
2007 Summer Play Festival Announces Line-Up
The line-up for the 2007 Summer Play Festival, which will run at Theatre Row, July 10 -August 5, has been announced. Information on scheduling, casting, and ...
Bonnet Brigade
The 21st annual Easter Bonnet Competition raises well over $3 million for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
Drowsy Chaperone Tour to Kick Off at Toronto's Elgin Theatre
Bob Martin (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) The national tour of the hit musical The Drowsy Chaperone will kick off at Toronto's Elgin Theatre, September 19-Oct
Lorraine Bracco and Andrea Martin to Appear at Food for Thought
Andrea Martin (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Award-winning actresses Lorraine Bracco and Andrea Martin will appear next month as part of the popular Food for Thought
Donny Osmond to Play Last Performance of Beauty and the Beast
Donny Osmond (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Donny Osmond will play Gaston in Beauty and the Beast in the show's final Broadway performance on July 29. Osmond
Casting a Soap Net
Soap opera casting directors are increasingly turning to theater stars including Jonathan Groff, Matt Cavenaugh, and Brooks Ashmanskas to spice up their shows.
Spring Awakening and DeGrassi Casts to Have Live Meeting; Rosie O'Donnell to Host
Rosie O'Donnell (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Cast members from the hit Broadway show Spring Awakening and the hit N Channel drama Degrassi: The Next Gene