Theater News

People to Watch
Philip Hopkins talks with five theatrical up-and-comers.
The Duke of Old Broadway
On The Patty Duke Show in the 1960s, the current star of Oklahoma! had a big Broadway adventure.
Debbie on Disc
Porn again: The unorthodox musical Debbie Does Dallas, starring Sherie René Scott, gets an equally unorthodox cast recording from Sh-K-Boom Records.
Wide-Opening Spaces
David Finkle looks at the burgeoning crop of new Off-Broadway venues and wonders what it all means.
Tennie, Anyone?
Tennie Leonard teams Cole Porter with Maltby & Shire in her ambitious new cabaret act at Judy's Chelsea.
Drama Desk Schedules Panel Discussion of Musical Adaptations
David Henry Hwang On February 6, the Drama Desk will present its first panel discussion of the year. The topic is "Today's Musical Adaptations: The Value of ...
Casting Announced for York Theatre's Pacific 1860
The York Theatre Company has just announced the cast of its final production in this year's "Musicals in Mufti" series, Pacific 1860. The show will star ...
Comedy's Coming
Filichia talks to director Patricia Hoag Simon and composer Galt MacDermot about The Human Comedy.
Nell Carter, Tony Winner for Ain't Misbehavin', Dies at 54
Nell Carter Nell Carter, who won a 1978 Tony Award as Best Featured Actress in a Musical for Ain't Misbehavin', was found dead today in her California home. ...
Musical Salute to Richard Rodgers Will Benefit ALS Research
Michael Zaslow Sandy Duncan, Marvin Hamlisch, Lea Salonga, Cady Huffman, John Dossett, José Llana, James Naughton, Tony Roberts, Marni Nixon, Sheldon Harnick,