Theater News

Carole Cook and Tom Troupe to Receive Ovation Awards for Career Achievement
By Michael Portantiere · Jul 22, 2002
Carole Cook and Tom Troupe, a married couple of stage, film, and TV performers, will be honored for career achievement at the 2002 Ovation Awards ceremony this fall.
What Can You Lose?
By Peter Filichia · Jul 22, 2002
An e-mail from a reader prompts thoughts of show songs that might be expendable.
Rattlestick Theatre to Offer Four World Premieres This Season
By Brooke Pierce · Jul 19, 2002
Jonathan Tolins New York's Rattlestick Theatre has announced that four brand new plays will make up its eighth season, which will begin on September 4 with the world ...
Attention, Dancing Queens: Mamma Mia! is Auditioning in Florida
By Brooke Pierce · Jul 19, 2002
Mamma Mia! Mamma Mia! You, too, can be in ABBA's hit musical: Open-call auditions for male and female dancer/singers will take place July 28-July 30 in Tampa ...
Come Fly With Lindberg at Danny's Piano Bar
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Jul 19, 2002
At Danny's on Restaurant Row, the one and only Charles Lindberg flies the Siegels to the moon.
Alfred the Great
By Marc Miller · Jul 19, 2002
Kean was a botched, early-'60s attempt to revive operetta, but Alfred Drake is glorious in the title role.
One Size Should Fit All
By Peter Filichia · Jul 19, 2002
Filichia rails against the varying dimensions of theater programs, dammit!
Jason Alexander and Martin Short to Play The Producers in L.A., Far From N.Y.C. Critics
By Ben Winters · Jul 18, 2002
Jason Alexander Seinfeld sidekick Jason Alexander was confirmed yesterday for the estimable role of Max Bialystock in the L.A. production of the smash hit T
Stage Shows and Stars Get Emmy Noms
By Brooke Pierce · Jul 18, 2002
The Laramie Project Theater fans will be delighted to hear that the 2002 Emmy nominations, announced this morning, include more than ...
Captain Jack
By Lynda Sturner · Jul 18, 2002
Director Jack O'Brien on the stage musicalization of John Waters' Hairspray.