Theater News

Doug Wright Unwraps His Candy
The author of Quills again displays "a fascination with the unwholesome" in his latest work.
Make a Break for Late Breaking Stories
Mark Hartman and his talented friends act up in late shows on Friday and Saturday nights at the FireBird Café.
Keeping Up with Jessie
Jessica Lange has thrown over Eugene O'Neill in Chicago and on Broadway for Tennessee Williams in London.
Stars to Shine in Twin Towers Fund Benefits
Bea Arthur More than three weeks after the terrorist destruction of the World Trade Center, benefit performances continue apace. For obvious reasons, the most star-...
Spitfire Girl
Liz Callaway sparks the Playwrights Horizons production of The Spitfire Grill.
The Brass Kesselring
David Lindsay-Abaire expresses his feelings upon being named recipient of the 2001 Kesselring Prize for playwriting.
They Lost It at the Movies
From the heights of West Side Story to the depths of Moulin Rouge, Marc Miller charts the devolution of the movie musical.
Mad Woman
Kim Hunter returns to the stage as Mlle. Gabrielle in The Madwoman of Chaillot.
Madness vs. the Musicians
It's no party as the musicians' union Local 802 prepares to picket and boycott Reefer Madness, alleging unfair labor practices.
Star Light
Stars of the theater gather in Duffy Square to film a spectacular TV commercial as many of their number prepare for the Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction this Sunday.