Theater News

Allison, Bey, Hersch, Mason, et al. Win 2006 MAC Awards
Karrin Allyson The 2006 MAC Awards, which honor the best in Manhattan comedy, cabaret, and jazz, were presented on Monday, April 17 at the Tribeca Performing Arts ...
James Houghton Named as Juilliard's Director of Drama
James Houghton (Photo © Joseph Moran Photography) James Houghton, the founding artistic director of the Signature Theatre Company, will become The Juilliard Sch
Plays by Busch, Odets, Rudnick, et al. Scheduled for MTC's 2006-2007 Season
Paul Rudnick New works by Charles Busch and Paul Rudnick are among the plays scheduled for presentation by Manhattan Theatre Club next season, along with a revival ...
Block, Gartshore, Mays, McElroy, Page, et al. Win 2006 Helen Hayes Awards
Will Gartshore and Erin Driscoll in Urinetown (Photo © Carol Pratt) The Signature Theatre's production of Urinetown, the splashy musical about a w
Alvin Epstein to Star in King Lear at La MaMa
Alvin Epstein and Sarah Newhouse in King Lear (Photo © Kippy Goldfarb) The acclaimed Actors Shakespeare Theatre of Boston production of Shakespeare's ...
Bourne Again
Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake makes a triumphant return to America even as the busy director prepares the U.S. productions of Mary Poppins and Edward Scissorhands.
No Pulitzer Prize for Drama Awarded This Year; Durang, Jones, Rapp Named as Finalists
The Pulitzer Prize committee has decided not to award a drama prize this year for the first time since 1997. Christopher Durang's Miss Witherspoon, Rolin Jones's The Intell
Vineyard Extends [title of show] Through April 30; Stopping Traffic to Begin Performances on May 24
Heidi Blickenstaff and Jeff Bowen in [title of show] (Photo © Carol Rosegg) The Vineyard Theater has extended the run of its hit musical [title of sh
Bikel, Feldshuh, Kaye, Nimoy, Zaks, et al. Set for Folksbiene Gala
Judy Kaye (Photo © Michael Portantiere) Theodore Bikel, Tovah Feldshuh, Judy Kaye, Leonard Nimoy, and Jerry Zaks are among the celebrities scheduled to appear i
Mark Moses to Play Title Role in Burleigh Grime$
Mark Moses Mark Moses will join Nancy Anderson, Jason Antoon, James Badge Dale, John Lavelle, Wendie Malick, and Ashley Williams in Burleigh Grime$, Roger ...