Theater News

The Scones What They'll Serve: Kenneth Branagh and The Play What I Wrote Cast to Man Ticket Line, March 3
Kenneth Branagh Kenneth Branagh, film star (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing) and director of the ...
Manhattan Theatre Club's 2003 "Writers in Performance" Series Begins March 10
Steve Lawson Manhattan Theatre Club (MTC) has announced that its 2003 "Writers in Performance" series will begin on March 10. The series -- now in its 33rd season --...
Frankie and Johnny to Close on Broadway, March 9
The Broadway production of Terrence McNally's will close on Sunday, March 9, having played 15 previews and 229 regular performances. The show currently stars ...
"Playwrights and Performers" Series Continues at Drama Book Shop With John Patrick Shanley
John Patrick Shanley The Drama Book Shop's ongoing "Playwrights and Performers" series will continue with an appearance by playwright John Patrick Shanley on March ...
Actors' Equity 2002 Foundation Grants Announced
The Actors' Equity Foundation has announced its 2002 Foundation Grants. $60,000 will be awarded to 55 not-for-profit Equity theaters all over America. "We are very proud to ...
Oscar and Georges
Oscar Hammerstein's lyrics for Carmen Jones are dandy, and Decca Broadway's original cast album CD has sass and style.
Boob Tube Tuners
Back before Disney remade The Music Man, there were lots of original TV musicals -- 222 of them, to be exact.
A Cabaret Variety Pack
The Siegels take in shows by Rita Coolidge, Eileen Fulton, and Martha Lorin, and drop by the King Kong Room to party with Jim Caruso.
Photo File
From Antonio Banderas to Kathleen Turner to Peter Cincotti, stars are twinkling all over Manhattan.
Susan Johnson, Big Broadway Belter of the 1950s, Dies at 75
Susan Johnson in Oh, Captain! Susan Johnson, who gained a stellar reputation as a quintessential Broadway belter ...