Theater News

Belcon, Cooper, et al. Set for Sondheim Revue Being Alive in Westport
Chuck Cooper (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Casting has been announced for Being Alive, a revue of the music and lyrics of Stephen Sondheim, to play the Westp
Smith, Yulin, et al. Set for Goodman's Horton Foote Festival
Horton Foote (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) The Goodman Theatre has announced further programming for its Horton Foote Festival, to take place in early 2008. The cel
LA Kids Spotlight: August '07
There's some highly promising family fare this month. The Actor' Gang, sponsored by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, presents an outdoors production, Titus the Clownicus (Culver City's Media Park, adjacent to the Ivy Substation, August 11-September 2), presented for free, on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Also for the younger set is Make Mine Myths (Santa Monica Playhouse, August 3), a bilingual Japanese-English musical based on American and Japanese myths. Finally, Costa Mesa's South Coast Repertory offers the musical Time Again in Oz (August 11-19), Susan L. Zeder's adaptation of L. Frank Baum's classic Oz tales.
Whoopi Goldberg to Become View's New Host in September
Whoopi Goldberg (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Whoopi Goldberg will join the ABC talk show The View as one of its co-hosts beginning on September 4. She joins
Complete Casting Set for Hartford Stage's Our Town; Sella and Graham to Star in Chick
Robert Sella Complete casting has been announced for Hartford Stage's upcoming production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town, to be directed by Gregory Boyd, which ...
Callaway, Gravitte, Luker, Nixon, et al. Set for Broadway Close Up Series
Rebecca Luker (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) The Kaufman Center has announced programming for its 2007-2008 season. The Merkin Center Hall is undergoing renovation a
Chicago Kids Spotlight: August '07
Three words: High School Musical. Just as one production closes (on August 9) at the Victory Gardens Theatre, another opens (on August 10) at Cutting Hall (through August 19). Tickets for those productions are much cheaper ($10-$22) than what you'll find for the national tour ($20-$78), which is playing the LaSalle Bank Theatre through September 2.
Boston Metro Kids Spotlight: August '07
North Shore Music Theatre gets August off to an awesome start with the Super Scientific Circus (August 3) and Stone Soup and Other Stories (August 10). The Circus introduces the principles of science in a fun and interesting way. Stone Soup presents a blend of folktales from Africa, India, Eastern Europe and the United States. Both shows are presented as part of the 2007 Children's Summer Series.
Kevin McNally to Join London's Boeing-Boeing in September
Kevin McNally British film and stage star Kevin McNally will star as Bernard in Matthew Warchus' production of Mark Camoletti's comedy, Boeing-Boeing, for a ...
2007 Barrymore Award Nominations Are Announced
Leslie Uggams in Stormy Weather (© Mark Garvin) Nominations for the 2007 Barrymore Awards, honoring the best of Greater Philadelphia theater, were announ