Theater News

Radie Rides Again!
By Charles Nelson · Dec 14, 2001 · New York City
Tovah Feldshuh Ask anyone and they'll tell you that life with Radie Harris was no musical comedy. But that hasn't stopped her caretaker and majordomo, Peter ...
Two Ladies at Arci's
Baby Jane Dexter Baby Jane Dexter is one of cabaret's grand communicators. She and Andrea Marcovicci (and one doesn't often put those two in the same sentence!) are ...
Candles in the Window, Carols at the Spinet
By Michael Buckley · Dec 14, 2001 · New York City
In the words of Mame Dennis (and Jerry Herman), "We need a little Christmas, right this very minute...." Here, seven current Broadway
Bravo Biltmore!
By Peter Filichia · Dec 14, 2001 · New York City
The Biltmore circa 1999-2000(Photo: Ross J. MacLean) Wednesday's New York Times didn't seem to yield so much good news. Osama bin Laden still hadn't been ...
All Over the Map
By Ben Winters · Dec 13, 2001 · New York City
SPOOGE? A Broadway Christmas Carol Kathy Feininger has learned a lesson that many a musical adaptor of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol has learne
The Most Useless Musical Theater Statistic
By Peter Filichia · Dec 12, 2001 · New York City
There was something that stayed with me after I read A Cat's Diary: How the Broadway Production of Cats Was Born, by Stephen Mo Hanan. He noted toward ...
Cast Your Bread Upon the Encores! Waters
By Michael Portantiere · Dec 10, 2001 · New York City
Though the 2002 season of the City Center Encores! series doesn't begin for another two months, it's not too early for musical theater aficionados to begin playing ...
Get Out Your Handkerchiefs
By Brian Scott Lipton · Dec 10, 2001 · New York City
Keith David and Liev Schreiber in Othello(Photo: Michal Daniel) Liev Schreiber may not be a household name, but Schreiber's face is familiar in a great many ...
That's Al, Folks
By Charles Wright · Dec 10, 2001 · New York City
Reviewing Walt Disney's Snow White for the New York Times in 1938, artist Al Hirschfeld dismissed the film's central figure as ...
On the Streets of New York
By Peter Filichia · Dec 10, 2001 · New York City
Charles Strouse Got a call from my buddy Martin Erskine, who adapted and arranged the score of the second TV remake of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella a few