Theater News

All Over the Map
By Ben Winters · Nov 21, 2001
Boston pays musical tribute to Boston, Akron turns its eyes to Las Vegas, and everybody everywhere goes a-caroling.
Show Music Takes Its Toll
By Peter Filichia · Nov 21, 2001
Looking for a musical-theater-literate toll-taker is like looking for a needle in a haystack.
Rodgers Explored
By Ben Winters · Nov 20, 2001
Ben Winters weighs in on Meryle Secrest's new biography of the troubled genius that was Richard Rodgers.
Who's Who in the Cast?
By Michael Portantiere · Nov 20, 2001
When it comes to purchasing Original Broadway Cast recordings, let the buyer be careful of exactly what he or she is getting..
Killer Instincts
By Dan Bacalzo · Nov 19, 2001
Anna Paquin steps on stage for the first time -- right into Rebecca Gilman's The Glory of Living.
32 Simons for Broadway
By Peter Filichia · Nov 19, 2001
When it comes to the work of the legendary Neil ''Doc'' Simon, Filichia will gladly take Seconds.
Barbra is Back!
By Michael Portantiere · Nov 16, 2001
After a six-month absence, Steven Brinberg brings his Barbra Streisand show back to New York for two performances only.
Buffaloing Betty Buckley
By Charles Nelson · Nov 16, 2001
Betty Buckley shuffles off to Buffalo for Buffalo Gal, Susan Stroman goes Christmas Caroling again, and Philip Seymour Hoffman directs Anna Paquin.
The Ladies Who Lunch
By Brian Scott Lipton · Nov 16, 2001
Alix Korey and Judith Blazer earn guffaws as matinee mavens in Neil Simon's 45 Seconds From Broadway.
I Like to Recognize the Tune
By Peter Filichia · Nov 16, 2001
Tune detectives smoke out songs that sound like other songs...for example, those of Andrew Lloyd Webber.