Theater News

The Music (Man) That (Doesn't) Make Me Dance
By Peter Filichia · Feb 16, 2003
Filichia renders his verdict on the new Music Man, starring Matthew Broderick and Kristin Chenoweth.
Plays and Playwrights 2003
By Brooke Pierce · Feb 14, 2003
The latest edition of the Plays and Playwrights series features some of the best work on the Off-Off Broadway scene.
Actors' Equity Supports NYC Cell Phone Ban
By Matthew Murray · Feb 14, 2003
Actors' Equity Association (AEA) has come out in favor of the ban on cellular phone usage at public performances. "Every actor I have spoken with is totally in favor of the cell-...
Applications Available for 2003 Princess Grace Awards
By Matthew Murray · Feb 14, 2003
Princess Grace of Monaco,a.k.a. actress Grace Kelly The Princess Grace Foundation has announced the availability of applications for the 2003 Princess Grace Awards ...
Kramer and Parnell to Appear in "Playwrights and Performers" Series at Drama Book Shop
By Matthew Murray · Feb 14, 2003
Larry Kramer The Drama Book Shop has announced the next two programs in its "Playwrights and Performers" series. On March 3, Peter Parnell will read selections from ...
Mendes, Beale, and Higgins Among Winners at 27th Annual Olivier Awards Ceremony
By Matthew Murray · Feb 14, 2003
The 27th Annual Laurence Olivier Awards were distributed at a lunchtime ceremony held at the Lyceum Theatre yesterday. One of the biggest winners was Sam Mendes, who received a ...
What Will Siegel Choose For 1925?
By Peter Filichia · Feb 14, 2003
Which of the 40 shows that opened in 1925 will be showcased in Broadway by the Year on Monday?
Bing Burns Whilst Bregman Swings -- and Misses
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Feb 13, 2003
Buddy Bregman attempts to celebrate the life and work of his old friend Bing Crosby in a show at the Firebird.
Gone Fishin'
By Brooke Pierce · Feb 13, 2003
Jennifer Laura Thompson, a Tony Award nominee for Urinetown brings her talents to the new musical Little Fish.
Don't Call Us: City Council Bans Use of Cell Phones in Performance Spaces
By Mike Salinas · Feb 13, 2003
On Wednesday, February 11, the New York City Council overrode Mayor Michael Bloomberg on a matter of importance to theatergoers and performers. The council voted 38-5, with two ...