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Dianne Wiest to Join Posey and Ambrose in TV's Jezebel James
Dianne Wiest (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Dianne Wiest will join fellow stage and screen stars Parker Posey and Lauren Ambrose in FOX-TV's upcoming series The R
Bacall, Cook, Ebersole, Stritch, et al. Pay Tribute to Betty Comden
Betty Comden A public memorial tribute to the late songwriter Betty Comden, entitled Great Women Salute A Great Woman: Betty Comden -- in the words of Comden and
Guare, Laurents, Vogel, et al. Set for NYPL Shakespeare Programs
John Guare (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) The New York Public Library will present A Rose by Any Other Name, a series of free seminars, discussions, performan
Flower Drum Song Star Miyoshi Umeki Dies at 78
Miyoshi Umeki Japanese-born actress Miyoshi Umeki, who received a Tony Award nomination for her role as Mei Li in the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical Flower Drum Son
Bernadette Peters and John Dossett to Star in Love Letters Benefit
Bernadette Peters (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Bernadette Peters and John Dossett will star in a reading of A.R. Gurney's two-character play Love Letters on
Broadway and London Les Miz Productions to Swap Valjeans
John Owen-Jones in Les Miserables (© Michael Le Poer Trench) John Owen-Jones, who is currently playing the role of Jean Valjean in the London productio
Lincoln Center Theater to Present Paul Rudnick's The New Century
Paul Rudnick (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Lincoln Center Theater will present Paul Rudnick's The New Century, a group of four one-act plays, at the Mitzi Ne
Cho, Katchor, Rapp, et al. Will Be Part of Vineyard Season
Julia Cho (© South Coast Repertory) Works by Julia Cho, Ben Katchor, and Adam Rapp will be presented by The Vineyard Theatre as part of its 2007-08 season. T
42nd Street Sets Off On Chinese Tour
Kristen Martin in 42nd Street A new United States-based production of the Tony Award-winning musical 42nd Street will open on September 5 in Shanghai,
Harris, Keach, Plummer, Rees, Smart, et al. Added to LATW Season
Harriet Harris (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Additional casting has been announced for L.A. Theatre Works' The Play's The Thing series of performances at the