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Olivia Wilde to Star in Epic's Beauty on the Vine
Olivia Wilde Film and television star Olivia Wilde play the lead role of Lauren in the Epic Theatre Center's production of Zak Berkman's Beauty on the Vine, ...
Linda Hamilton Joins Epstein and Harrison in BTF's Cuckoo's Nest
Linda Hamilton Linda Hamilton will join previously announced stars Randy Harrison and Jonathan Epstein in the Berkshire Theatre Festival's production of Dale ...
Full Cast, Creative Team Set for Women's Project transFigures
T. Ryder Smith David Adkins, Dylan Dawson, Juliana Francis, Nate Schenkkan, T. Ryder Smith, and Marguerite Stimpson will star in The Women's Project 's production of ...
Pierce Brosnan Joins Meryl Streep in Mamma Mia! Film
Pierce Brosnan Pierce Brosnan has signed on to play Sam Carmichael, the love interest of lead character Donna Sheridan, in the film version of the hit musical Mamm
Piano Woman
A surprising call from the past inspired Julia Cho to write her new play, The Piano Teacher.
NCSA to Present 50th Anniversary Production of West Side Story
Jordan Brown(© Michael Portantiere) The North Carolina School of the Arts (NCSA) will present a 50th anniversary production of West Side Story, May 3-13
SF Kids Spotlight: March '07
For family fare, check out the unforgettable children's fairy tale Rumpelstiltskin (March 3-31), written and composed by Bay Area playwright Ron Lytle, at the East Bay Children's Theatre. This is a musical retelling of the beloved story of a miller's daughter who must spin straw into gold in order to impress the king and save her father from embarrassment. She enlists the help of an elf-like man who is able to achieve the impossible task, but the magical elf wants a very special gift.
Seattle Kids Spotlight: March '07
Children can visit with The Musicians of Bremen at SecondStory Repertory, (March 16-April 1) and Peter Pan at Studio East (March 16-April 1). Finally, if kids think Everyone Knows What a Dragon Looks Like, they might be surprised by what they discover at Seattle Children's Theatre (March 23-May 12).
Philadelphia Kids Spotlight: March '07
Storybook Musical Theatre offers some valuable lessons about greed and false promises with their production of Rumpelstiltskin (through March 11). When a Miller brags to the King about his daughter's talent for spinning straw into gold, the young girl is called upon to demonstrate her skill. Unable to perform the task, she relies on Rumpelstiltskin to get her out of the jam. But before he'll do anything for her, Rumpelstiltskin requires the girl to make a promise to him - one she may not be able to keep.
Los Angeles Kids Spotlight: March '07
Family highlights this month include Lee Meriwether's musical adaptation of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (Theatre West, March 31-July 14), and Santa Monica Playhouse's Sugoi! (Cool!), a Japanese-English one-act musical, featuring members of SMP's American Cultural Youth Ambassadors program. It plays at SMP on March 8 prior to its tour to Japan.