Theater News

Orchestrator Jim Tyler Dies at 76
Jim Tyler, who orchestrated the scores of many Broadway musicals including the original production of Jerry Herman's La Cage aux Folles, died on March 5 in Middletown, New ...
New York Philharmonic to Present A Midsummer Night's Dream With Starry Cast
Campbell Scott, Marcia Gay Harden, Hope Davis, Linda Emond, Reg Rogers, Lorenzo Pisoni, and Jeremy Shamos will be featured in the New York Philharmonic production of William ...
Somewhat Merrily It Rolls Along
The CCM production of Merrily We Roll Along has got Filichia musing about the problems and strengths of the Sondheim-Furth musical.
You Gotta Have Faith
Notes on a trinity of recent religion-themed shows: Altar Boyz, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, and The Controversy of Valladolid.
Porchlight Music Theatre to Present William Finn Festival
William Finn Chicago's Porchlight Music Theatre will present "The Finn Festival", a two-month tribute to musical theater composer William ...
ABC Plans to Telecast Once Upon a Mattress in December
The ABC-TV production of the Mary Rodgers-Marshall Barer-Dean Fuller-Jay Thompson musical Once Upon a Mattress, which had been tentatively but unofficialy planned for ...
Photo File
Renée Zellweger and other celebs turn out as siblings Rob and Kathleen Marshall are honored with Mr. Abbott Awards. Plus, Gavin Creel: Prom King.
York Theatre's Spring "Musicals in Mufti" Announced
The York Theatre Company has announced the three shows that will comprise its 2005 "Musicals in Mufti" season of staged concert performances of lesser-known musicals. The season ...
Rising Stars
Hunter Gilmore, Noah Peters, and Robin Lord Taylor shine in The Shooting Stage.
Dance Music Arranger Trude Rittman Dies at 96
Trude Rittman, who provided dance and choral number arrangements and incidental music for many legendary shows of Broadway's Golden Age, died of respiratory failure on February 22 ...