Theater News

Bedtime Stories
Two new cast recordings on the Ghostlight label are most welcome.
Abraham, Albee, Crudup, Hwang, Ivey, et al. Set for Cherry Lane Gala
Billy Crudup (Photo © Joseph Marzullo) Playwrights Edward Albee and David Henry Hwang, lawyer John F. Breglio, and New York City Council Speaker Christine C. Qu
Mercedes Ruehl Will Play Frida Kahlo at Bay Street
Mercedes Ruehl (Photo © Michael Portantiere) Oscar and Tony Award winner Mercedes Ruehl will star as Mexican artist Frida Kahlo in the Bay Street Theatre produc
Jeff McCarthy and Alan Muraoka Join Cast of Kennedy Center's Mame
Jeff McCarthy and Alan Muraoka have joined the cast of the Kennedy Center's upcoming production of Jerry Herman's Mame, which will run May 27-July 2. ...
Front & Center
Jan Maxwell in Entertaining Mr. Sloane and Adrienne Barbeau in The Property Known as Garland
The Purple-ing of America: The Color Purple Will Tour Nationally
The producers of The Color Purple have announced that the Broadway musical will kick off a national tour with an engagement at Chicago's Cadillac Palace ...
Hoffman, McDonagh, Weisz Win Academy Awards
Philip Seymour Hoffman (Photo © Michael Portantiere) Theater veterans Philip Seymour Hoffman, Martin McDonagh, and Rachel Weisz were among the winners at the 78
It Drives Me Up the Wall-to-Wall
Filichia is displeased with the song list of the new Wall-to-Wall Sondheim recording.
Photo File
Tarzan and Jane, the Altar Boyz, Kitty Carlisle Hart, and other fabulous folks smile for the cameras.
Jeff McCarthy, Chris Henry Coffey to Headline Long Wharf's Front Page
Jeff McCarthy Jeff McCarthy and Chris Henry Coffey will star in the Long Wharf Theater's production of Ben Hecht and Charles McArthur's classic 1927 comedy The Fro