Theater News

Dreamgirls' Anika Noni Rose to Perform in NYFOS Benefit
Anika Noni Rose (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Anika Noni Rose, who played Lorell Robinson in the hit film Dreamgirls and won a Tony Award for Caroline, or
Esper, Greenberg, Taylor to Join Weaver and Nielsen in Crazy Mary
Michael Esper (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Michael Esper, Mitchell Greenberg, and Myra Lucretia Taylor will join previously announced stars Sigourney Weaver and Kr
Ray Charles Live! to Premiere at Pasadena Playhouse
Suzan-Lori Parks (© Michael Portantiere) Ray Charles Live--A New Musical, which will feature the music of the late, great singer, will have its world pre
Bobbie, Cumpsty, Ives, Wiest Set for CSC's 2007-2008 Season
Dianne Wiest (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Classic Stage Company has announced preliminary details for its 2007-2008 season, which will begin Shakespeare's Richa
Duncan Sheik Adds McCarter Theatre Concert to National Tour
Duncan Sheik (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Singer-songwriter Duncan Sheik, the composer of the hit Broadway musical Spring Awakening, has added a stop at the
Christopher Ashley Named New Artistic Director at La Jolla Playhouse
Christopher Ashley (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Christopher Ashley has been named artistic director of the La Jolla Playhouse, and will assume his duties full-time
Rally 'Round the Mill
John Lloyd Young, Leslie Kritzer, Barrett Foa, and other notables rally to save the financially desperate Paper Mill Playhouse.
Moon Struck
Matt Dillon, Aaron Eckhart, Melissa Gilbert, Haley Joel Osment, and Patrick Swayze join Kevin Spacey and company for the opening of A Moon for the Misbegotten. Plus: Grease contestants make an appearance at Birdland!
James Naughton Will Direct Surface to Air at Symphony Space
James Naughton (© Michael Portantiere) Tony Award winner James Naughton will direct the world premiere of David Epstein's Surface to Air, July 11-August
Patricia Hodge to Join Cast of London's Boeing-Boeing
Patricia Hodge (© BBC) Olivier Award winner Patricia Hodge will take over the role of Bertha in the hit West End revisal of Mark Camoletti's Boeing-Boeing