Theater News

Zagat Seeks Opinions for Theater Guide
The Zagat company, well known for its surveys of New York City restaurants, has now begun a new venture: surveying New York theater. Beginning today (February 11) and running ...
Mary Birdsong to Star in Reading of Judy Speaks: Gumm's Last Tape
Mary Birdsong Mary Birdsong, currently appearing Off-Broadway in Adult Entertainment, will star in a reading of a new theater piece titled Judy Speaks: Gumm
Chicago Film Receives 13 Academy Award Nominations
The Miramax film Chicago, based on the Broadway musical by John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Bob Fosse, has received 13 Academy Award nominations. The nominations ...
NYS Attorney General Targets Fees Tacked on to Theater Ticket Prices
In recent years, it has become common for additional fees of various types to be added to the price of theater tickets. Now, New York State attorney general Eliot Spitzer's office ...
Casting Announced for Broadway by the Year Concert in Celebration of "The Broadway Musicals of 1925"
Howard McGillin The first production of the 2003 Broadway by the Year season, "The Broadway Musicals of 1925," will star Howard McGillin (The Phantom of the
Carmello, Buckley, Rupert, and More to Sing William Finn's Elegies at Lincoln Center
Carolee Carmello Lincoln Center Theater will present a concert of William Finn's new song cycle Elegies on Sundays and Mondays in March. The concert will ...
Taking a Collection
From a Chicago key chain to a Prettybelle pepper, Filichia has quite a collection of theater memorabilia.
The Sweet Sounds of Kenny Rankin
Feinstein's at the Regency hosts singer-songwriter-guitarist Kenny Rankin in his new show, A Song For You.
Hill of Beans
As Harold Hill in ABC-TV's new "Wonderful World of Disney" movie version of The Music Man, Matthew Broderick gives exactly the performance you'd expect.
Inge by Inge
Transport Group pays tribute to William Inge, one of the most popular American playwrights of his day.