Theater News

Stars Set for Encores! 10th Anniversary Concert
By Michael Portantiere · Nov 2, 2002
Melissa Errico Kristin Chenoweth, Tyne Daly, Christine Ebersole, Melissa Errico, Rebecca Luker, Idina Menzel, Donna Murphy, Bebe Neuwirth, Ann Reinking, Brent ...
Collegiate Chorale to Perform Bernstein's Mass
By Michael Portantiere · Nov 2, 2002
Leonard Bernstein A concert version of Leonard Bernstein's Mass will be performed by The Collegiate Chorale and soloists to launch the chorale's 61st ...
Russell Simmons Gets Def In It
By Mike Salinas · Nov 2, 2002
The hip-hop impresario brings urban poets to Broadway.
Only Heaven
By Brooke Pierce · Nov 1, 2002
Ricky Ian Gordon sets Langston Hughes to beautiful music in Only Heaven.
Musical Theatre Works Names New Artistic Director
By Michael Portantiere · Nov 1, 2002
Thomas Cott has been named the new artistic director of Musical Theatre Works. Lonny Price, who previously held the title, will now become the organization's resident director, and ...
Buckley at her Best
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Oct 31, 2002
In her new show at Feinstein's at the Regency, Betty Buckley outdoes herself.
Those Little-Town Blues
By Peter Filichia · Oct 31, 2002
From Fort Wayne to Fairbanks, certain American cities and locales provide comic fodder for theater writers.
Swift Closing May Hurt Amour's Tony Chances
By Michael Portantiere · Oct 31, 2002
Malcolm Gets in Amour(Photo: Joan Marcus) A press representative for the Michel Legrand musical Amour conceded to today that it's ...
Brent Carver Returns in New Musical at Playwrights Horizons
By Michael Portantiere · Oct 31, 2002
Brent Carver Brent Carver, the eccentric but extraordinarily talented actor-singer who won a Tony Award for his performance in Kiss of the Spider Woman and ...
Imaginary Friends, New Play With Songs, May Puzzle Awards Nominating Committees
By Mike Salinas · Oct 30, 2002
Swoosie Kurtz and Cherry Jonesin Imaginary Friends The new Broadway show Imaginary Friends may present to theater awards nominating committes a ...