Theater News

Los Angeles Kids Spotlight: October 2006
Family fare includes a new musical adaptation of the fairy tale The Ugly Duckling (Theatre West, October 14-February 24) and Santa Monica Playhouse's Absolutely Halloween (through October 29), about the adventures of a young girl on All Hallow's Eve.
DC Metro Kids Spotlight: October 2006
The Kennedy Center's Family Theater has the world premiere of Teddy Roosevelt and the Treasure of Ursa Major (October 13-November 2), a look at the legendary president and his family in the White House.
Boston Kids Spotlight: October 2006
Never one to sugarcoat children's fare, Wheelock Family Theatre stages Louis Sachar's stage adaptation of his gritty YA novel, Holes (October 27-November 6), about a reform school whose premise is: "If you take a bad boy, and make him dig a hole every day in the hot sun, it will turn him into a good boy..."
Matthew Morrison Joins Cast of As the World Turns
Matthew Morrison (© Michael Portantiere) Tony Award nominee Matthew Morrison has joined the cast of the CBS soap opera As the World Turns in the contract
Hines, Rae, Rigby, Russell, Uggams Added to Jule Styne Centennial Lineup
Leslie Uggams (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Mimi Hines, Charlotte Rae, Cathy Rigby, Jane Russell, and Leslie Uggams have been added to the lineup for Everything'
The Leads They Are A-Changin': Lisa Brescia Replaces Caren Lyn Manuel in Tharp's Times
Lisa Brescia Lisa Brescia will replace leading lady Caren Lyn Manuel as Cleo in Twyla Tharp's new musical The Times They Are A-Changin' beginning tonight, ...
Robert Foxworth to Play Frank Lloyd Wright in LATW's Work Song
Robert Foxworth Robert Foxworth will join the previously announced Amy Brenneman in the Los Angeles Theatre Works' production of Work Song: Three Views of Frank Ll
Stars of Jersey Boys Renew Their Contracts
(l-r) J. Robert Spencer, Daniel Reichard,John Lloyd Young, and Christian Hoff(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Jersey Boys stars John Lloy
George S. Irving to Star in Musicals Tonight's Me and My Girl
George S. Irving(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Tony Award-winning actor George S. Irving will recreate his Broadway role of Sir John Tremayne in the Musicals Tonight
Hanlon, Howard, Hunsaker, et al. Set for Falsettoland Benefit Concert
Michael Hunsaker A benefit concert presentation of the William Finn-James Lapine musical Falsettoland on Monday, November 6 at New World Stages will feature ...