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Cabaret Convenes
Jeanne MacDonald Thirteen years ago, Donald Smith had a brilliant idea. He figured out a formula by which The Great American Songbook could be preserved, presented, ...
What Ever Happened to What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
By Peter Filichia · Oct 24, 2002 · New York City
Millicent Martin and Leslie Denniston inWhat Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (Photo: Bruce Bennett) You know those electronic seats that are put at the bottom of
Adolph Green, Half of Famed Theater and Hollywood Writing Team, Dies at 87
By Michael Buckley · Oct 24, 2002 · New York City
Adolph Green Adolph Green, the Bronx-born lyricist-librettist-scenarist whose writing partnership with Betty Comden lasted more than 60 years, died this morning at ...
Americans Reported To Be Among Theater Hostages in Moscow
By Mike Salinas · Oct 24, 2002 · New York City
Chechen guerillas have killed at least one person taken hostage in a siege of a Moscow theater yesterday, according to authorities. The body of the victim, identified only as a 20-...
Audience Members Held Hostage at Moscow Musical
By Mike Salinas · Oct 23, 2002 · New York City
A scene from Nord-Ost A group of 20-30 armed men stormed a theater in Moscow today during a performance of the musical Nord-Ost ...
For the Benefit of Mister Roberts
By Peter Filichia · Oct 22, 2002 · New York City
The Transport Group's production of Our Town Whatever happened to that all-star production of Mister Roberts that Tom Selleck was supposed to head some ...
First Annual Nightlife Awards Ceremony Slated for January 27, 2003
By Brooke Pierce · Oct 22, 2002 · New York City
A new awards show is coming to town -- Town Hall, to be exact. On Monday, January 27, that venerable venue will host The First Annual ...
Garth Drabinsky and Former Livent Confreres Collared and Charged With Fraud in Canada
By Michael Portantiere · Oct 22, 2002 · New York City
Garth Drabinsky According to reports in The Toronto Star and elsewhere, Garth Drabinsky -- former head of the now defunct theatrical producing organization ...
Louis G. Spisto Appointed Executive Director of The Globe Theatres in San Diego
By Brooke Pierce · Oct 22, 2002 · New York City
Louis Spisto Louis G. Spisto has been named as the new executive director of The Globe Theatres, the acclaimed regional theater complex in San Diego that is ...
Shades of Grey
By Leslie (Hoban) Blake · Oct 22, 2002 · New York City
Tim Blake Nelson It's yet another of those long, grueling movie junket days for actor (O Brother, Where Art Thou?), playwright (The Eye of God), and ...