Theater News

Florida Kids Spotlight: June '07
If you're looking for something to take the tots to, there's Go, Diego, Go LIVE! The Great Jaguar Rescue at The Broward Center (June 29-July 1) and Oz, presented by The Orlando Shakespeare Theater in partnership with the University of Central Florida (June 19-July 29), in which author L. Frank Baum is writing The Wonderful Wizard of Oz while his housekeeper and a girl named Dot get swept up in his magical tale. Lastly, there's Got No Strings at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood (June 2-August 12), an exhibition that documents a puppeteer's creative process from conception through construction and production. A special performance of Peter Rabbit will be presented on June 2 to help celebrate the opening.
DC Metro Kids Spotlight: June '07
Imagination Stage in Bethesda, one of the area's premiere theaters for family fare, presents The Araboolies of Liberty Street (June 27-August 12), a fun musical showing what happens to a quiet street when a family of colorful and eccentric acrobats moves in.
Chicago Kids Spotlight: June '07
Suitable for audiences of all ages, the Chinese acrobats and aerialists of Cirque Shanghai return for the season to the Pepsi Skyline Stage at Navy Pier in a new, family-friendly show, Bai Xi (June 6-September 3).
Benanti, Fraser, Opel, Yazbeck, et al. to Co-Star in Gypsy
Laura Benanti (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Laura Benanti will play the role of Gypsy/Louise opposite Patti LuPone and Boyd Gaines in the upcoming City Center Encor
Bundy, Fierstein, Kritzer, Neuwirth, et al. Set for Broadway Bares
Laura Bell Bundy (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Ashley Brown, Laura Bell Bundy, Harvey Fierstein, Deidre Goodwin, Capathia Jenkins, Leslie Kritzer, Bebe Neuwirth, Da
Baker, Harner, Malick, et al. to Appear at Williamstown Theatre Festival
Wendie Malick (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Dylan Baker, Ginnifer Goodwin, John Benjamin Hickey, Jason Butler Harner, Wayne Knight, and Wendie Malick are among the
Gerry Vichi to Join Broadway's Drowsy Chaperone
Gerry Vichi Gerry Vichi will take over the role of Feldzeig in the Broadway production of the hit musical The Drowsy Chaperone on Tuesday, June 5. He succeeds ...
Rhea Perlman to Join Cast of London's Boeing-Boeing
Rhea Perlman Emmy Award winner Rhea Perlman will make her London stage debut on June 25 when she takes on the role of Bertha in Matthew Warchus' production of Mark ...
Trevor Nunn to Direct Musical Version of Gone With the Wind
Trevor Nunn Trevor Nunn will direct a new musical based on Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1936 literary classic Gone with the Wind. The show, ...