Theater News

Loose Lips
Brian Scott Lipton talks with the beauteous Tamyra Gray and the marvelous Elizabeth Marvel. Plus: Once again, it's Stephen Schwartz vs. Jeff Marx and Bobby Lopez!
Be Thankful
Filichia gives thanks for the contributions that Cy Coleman, Fred Ebb, and Howard Keel made to musical theater.
Stranger Than You Dreamt It
The soundtrack of the Phantom of the Opera film isn't likely to supplant the original cast recording in the hearts of Phantom phans.
Laugh Factory Offers Free Holiday Dinners to Struggling New York Performers
The Laugh Factory, located at 303 West 42 Street (at Eighth Avenue), will open its doors on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day to all struggling comics, actors, and entertainers -- ...
Photo File
The stars come out to honor Kitty Carlisle Hart and to join in the 2004 Encores! Bash.
Tracey Scott Wilson Receives 2004 Kesselring Prize
Playwright Tracey Scott Wilson received the 2004 Kesselring Prize at a gala awards dinner held last night at the National Arts Club in Manhattan. The award was accompanied by a ...
Musicals Tonight! Seeks Suggestions for an Apple Tree Replacement
A tree may grow in Brooklyn, but two won't be growing simultaneously in Manhattan next spring. Musicals Tonight!, which had scheduled a production of the Jerry ...
Rising Stars
Michele Ragusa shines in She Loves Me at Paper Mill and Keith Nobbs breaks hearts in the Keen Company production of The Hasty Heart.
Here's to Quality Plus Quantity
Remember the days of the theatrical double, triple, and quadruple bill? Filichia does!
The Mambo Kings Announced for Broadway Opening in August 2005
Producers Daryl and Jordan Roth have announced that they will present the new musical The Mambo Kings on Broadway next year. The show is scheduled to begin preview ...