Theater News

Encompass New Opera Theatre Will Pay Tribute to John Kander on May 15
John Kander Encompass New Opera Theatre will pay tribute to composer John Kander, the longtime collaborator of the late lyricist Fred Ebb, with a one-night-only gala ...
Gene Frankel, Acting Coach and Director, Dies at 85
Gene Frankel, a well known acting teacher and Off-Broadway director, died on Wednesday, April 20 in Manhattan of heart failure. He was 85. Frankel began his career as an actor, ...
Sir John Mills, Veteran British Actor, Dies at 97
The British stage and screen actor Sir John Mills died on Saturday at his home in Denham, west of London, after a short illness. He was 97. He was born Lewis ...
Alda Right Moves
TV, film, and stage star Alan Alda returns to Broadway in Glengarry Glen Ross.
Peter Filichia Picks Music That Matters to Him
What 15 musical theater songs from his vast record collection would Filichia choose to include on a compilation CD?
2004-2005 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominees Announced
The Outer Critics Circle, an organization of writers and commentators for all media covering New York theater, has announced its nominees for the 2004-05 season in 22 categories. ...
Rivera, Tharp, and Dylan Will Be Featured in Old Globe Theatre's 2005-2006 Winter Season
The Old Globe Theatre's executive director Louis Spisto and artistic director Jack O'Brien have announced the theater's 2005-2006 Winter Season in San DIego, continuing the 70th ...
Cuban Arts Festival To Be Held in NYC, May 1-31
Nilo Cruz(Photo © Joseph Marzullo) Readings of new plays by Pulitzer Prize winner Nilo Cruz, Caridad Svich, and Jose Triana will be among the highlights of the t
Loose Lips
Vincent Kartheiser plays a rent boy in Slag Heap, Alice Ripley French-kisses Max von Essen in The Baker's Wife, and Eric Michael Gillett flirts with Timeless Divas.
The Actors' Fund to Honor Berlind, Newman, and McGuire at Annual Gala
The Actors' Fund of America will hold its annual gala dinner and tribute performance on Monday, May 23, 2005 at Cipriani in New York City. This year's designated honorees are ...