Theater News

The Full Monty Set to Announce the Final Weeks of its Broadway Run
By Brooke Pierce · Jul 11, 2002
The Full Monty(Photo: Carol Rosegg) The Full Monty may or may not be closing very soon. Beginning this weekend, the musical ...
Thunder Man
By Michael Buckley · Jul 11, 2002
Tony Award winner Chuck Cooper does double duty in a new blues musical Off-Broadway.
Queens Theatre in the Park Celebrates Latino Culture
By Brooke Pierce · Jul 11, 2002
Queens Theatre in the Park begins its 6th Annual Latino Cultural Festival on July 24, bringing artists and performance groups from Spain, Latin America, and the U.S....
Purists Perturbed by Retooling of The Boys From Syracuse for Roundabout Production
By Michael Portantiere · Jul 10, 2002
Promotional art for the Roundaboutproduction of The Boys From Syracuse Though the fact that Elysa Gardner of USA Today is writing a series of articles ...
The Spirit of 1776
By Peter Filichia · Jul 10, 2002
Filichia revels in the masterpiece that Sherman Edwards and Peter Stone crafted in 1776.
Equity Council Recommends LORT Contract for Ratification
By Michael Portantiere · Jul 9, 2002
The Council of Actors' Equity Association has announced that, at its meeting on June 24, 2002, it accepted the terms of a new, three-year LORT (League of Resident ...
Theatre For a New Audience Announces 24th Season
By Brooke Pierce · Jul 9, 2002
Theatre For a New Audience's artistic director, Jeffrey Horowitz, and executive director, M. Edgar Rosenblum, today announced the three productions that will mak
Actor Rod Steiger Dead at 78
By Ben Winters · Jul 9, 2002
Rod Steiger Movie star Rod Steiger died today in Los Angeles at the age of 78. An Academy Award winner for In the Heat of the Night (1967), Steiger was also
For Young Audiences, Literature Comes to Life on New York City Stages
By Brooke Pierce · Jul 9, 2002
Brushing up on Shakespeare probably isn't the highest priority for your average school kid during summer vacation. But if getting young ones to read the Bard is ...
World Music
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Jul 9, 2002
A delighted dispatch from Québec City's bustling Summer Festival.