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Spare Parts
David Barbour identifies the most thankless roles of the 2005-2006 Broadway season.
Playhouse 91, Upper East Side Theater Venue, Closes
Playhouse 91, the only 299-seat Off-Broadway theater located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, is permanently closed as of today, May 31. Over the past two decades, the venue ...
Ayers, Donahue, Marks, McCartney, Rappaport, and Walsh Will Sing Songs For a New World
Jack Donahue Heather Ayers, Jack Donahue, Arthur Marks, Liz McCartney, David Rappaport, and Barbara Walsh will appear in Jason Robert Brown's Songs for a New World
Joe Mantello to Direct U.S. Premiere of Blackbird at MTC
Joe Mantello (Photo © Joseph Marzullo) Joe Mantello will direct the U.S. premiere production of David Harrower's Blackbird at Manhattan Theatre Club Stag
Grodin, Lowell, and Day to Star in Free Reading of The Prosecution of Brandon Hein
Charles Grodin Charles Grodin, Carey Lowell, and Johanna Day will star in a free-admission reading of Grodin's new play The Prosecution of Brandon Hein to be ...
Jenkins, Luker, Morgan, Price, et al. Join Cast of Broadway's Mary Poppins
Rebecca Luker (Photo © Joseph Marzullo) Casting has been completed for the Broadway production of the London stage musical Mary Poppins, based on stories
Sharon Lawrence and Emmy Rossum Added to Williamstown's Roster of Stars
Sharon Lawrence Roger Rees, artistic director of the Williamstown Theatre Festival, has announced additional casting for the festival's 2006 season, which will run ...
Carmello, Davis, and White Join Cast of The Broadway Musicals of 1978
Lari White(Photo © Michael Portantiere) The previously announced lineup of stars for the upcoming concert The Broadway Musicals of 1978 at The Town Hall h
Playwrights Horizons Will Host Off-Broadway Blood Drive
Playwrights Horizons will host the third annual Off-Broadway blood drive on Monday, June 5 from 12:30pm-6pm at its home at 416 West 42nd Street. Last year, more than 58 members of ...
Blum, Caldwell, Seldes, Slezak et al. to Appear in Bay Street Theatre's Summer Reading Series
Marian Seldes (Photo © Joseph Marzullo) Noah Bean, Mark Blum, Zoe Caldwell, Kathy McCafferty, Marian Seldes, Victor Slezak, Janet Zarish, and other notables wil