Theater News

Quick Wit: Dick Latessa
By Raven Snook · Jul 24, 2000 · New York City
Dick Latessa as Herr Schultz inthe Roundabout's CabaretPhoto: Neal Preston I hadn't seen actor Dick Latessa since I was 14, but I knew that I recognized him.
Bea Arthur... Live!
By Michael Portantiere · Jul 21, 2000 · Los Angeles
Though the fabulous Beatrice Arthur is beloved of millions for her Emmy Award-winning work on television in Maude and The Golden Girls, her theatrical ...
Ben Shenkman
By Leslie (Hoban) Blake · Jul 20, 2000 · New York City
Ben Shenkman Ben Shenkman's subtly nuanced performance opposite Mary-Louise Parker in Manhattan Theatre Club's runaway hit Proof has brought this young act
The Oak Room Hosts the Second International Festival of Cabaret
By Brooke Pierce · Jul 20, 2000 · New York City
Singers Natalie Gamsu and Michel Hermon will present their new shows on alternate and consecutive Sunday and Monday nights from September 10 through October 16 at the Algonquin Hot
Helen Hayes Performing Arts Center Honors its Namesake
By Brooke Pierce · Jul 20, 2000 · New York City
Helen Hayes(Photo: Yousuf Karsh) On Sunday, October 22, 2000, at the Helen Hayes Performing Arts Center in Nyack, New York, friends and colleagues of the late Miss
Kibbutz and Kibbitz with Sandra Bernhard
By Brian Scott Lipton · Jul 20, 2000 · New York City
Sandra Bernhard "Shabbat Shalom," Sandra Bernhard greets the Friday night crowd, an exhortation in keeping with the satiric title of her new cabaret show, Songs
The Sopranos
By Debbi K. Swanson · Jul 20, 2000 · Los Angeles
Marni Nixon and Sally Ann Howesin James Joyce's The Dead(Photo: Joan Marcus) With a title like The Dead, a show needs all the help it can get--even if ...
Broadway (and Off-Broadway) Originals
By Michael Portantiere · Jul 19, 2000 · New York City
Party On Just a few months ago, two separate stage musicals based on Joseph Moncure March's jazz-era poem The Wild Party were produced in New York--one Off-Broadway, the othe
The stars come out for Gore Vidal...Legends redux...Whither Little Women?
By Charles Nelson · Jul 18, 2000 · New York City
A MAN FOR ALL ELECTION SEASONS No doubt about it, the first play out of the Broadway hopper this fall will be setting the star standard for the entire season. Director Etha
Remembering David Merrick
By David Finkle · Jul 18, 2000 · New York City
The Playbill for the memorial service:David Merrick's final production Legendary producer and famous curmudgeon David Merrick was tributed today at a St. James ...