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Vive La Louise: Pitre to Highlight First World Cabaret Show at Town Hall
By Matthew Murray · Mar 3, 2003
Louise Pitre Louise Pitre, star of the Broadway production of Mamma Mia!, will appear on Friday, March 7 in Vive La Chanson, the first show in Town ...
Lyricist David Zippel Signs With Williamson Music
By Matthew Murray · Mar 3, 2003
David Zippel It has just been announced that David Zippel, who has written lyrics for the Broadway productions of City of Angels and The Goodbye Girl ...
Divide and Conquer
By David Finkle · Mar 3, 2003
Brit scribe David Edgar expounds on his "great American play," Continental Divide.
Lest We Forget
By Peter Filichia · Mar 3, 2003
Filichia remembers seldom noted performances by Zoe Caldwell, Lewis J. Stadlen, and others.
Musicians of Local 802 Extend Strike Deadline
By Michael Portantiere · Mar 2, 2003
Members of Local 802, American Federation of Musicians, who had voted on Saturday to authorize a strike against the producers of Broadway shows, yesterday decided to extend the ...
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 ...