Theater News

Christopher Ashley Named New Artistic Director at La Jolla Playhouse
Christopher Ashley (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Christopher Ashley has been named artistic director of the La Jolla Playhouse, and will assume his duties full-time
Rally 'Round the Mill
John Lloyd Young, Leslie Kritzer, Barrett Foa, and other notables rally to save the financially desperate Paper Mill Playhouse.
Moon Struck
Matt Dillon, Aaron Eckhart, Melissa Gilbert, Haley Joel Osment, and Patrick Swayze join Kevin Spacey and company for the opening of A Moon for the Misbegotten. Plus: Grease contestants make an appearance at Birdland!
James Naughton Will Direct Surface to Air at Symphony Space
James Naughton (© Michael Portantiere) Tony Award winner James Naughton will direct the world premiere of David Epstein's Surface to Air, July 11-August
Patricia Hodge to Join Cast of London's Boeing-Boeing
Patricia Hodge (© BBC) Olivier Award winner Patricia Hodge will take over the role of Bertha in the hit West End revisal of Mark Camoletti's Boeing-Boeing
Movin' Out, Pillowman, Wicked, et al. Win Carbonell Awards
Stephanie J. Block in Wicked (© Joan Marcus) The 31st Annual Carbonell Awards, honoring the best in South Florida theater, were announced on April 9 at t
La Mirada's 30th Anniversary Season to Include Cathy Rigby in Sylvia
Cathy Rigby The La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, located in La Mirada, California, has announced the schedule for their 30th Anniversary season. The ...
Chenoweth, Esparza, Gallagher, Monk, et al. Set for Dramatists Guild Gala
Raul Esparza (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Broadway stars Matt Cavenaugh, Kristin Chenoweth, Erin Davie, Raúl Esparza, John Gallagher, Jr., Debra Monk, and L
Eric Idle to Star in Not the Messiah at Caramoor in July
Eric Idle (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Former Monty Python star Eric Idle will act as narrator and soloist in the U.S. premiere of his new work Not the M
Living Legend
Judith Malina discusses her six decades with The Living Theatre and the company's revival of its seminal work, The Brig.