Theater News

Leah Hocking to Star in Broadway's Mamma Mia!
Leah Hocking (Photo © Joseph Marzullo) Leah Hocking will join the Broadway company of Mamma Mia! in the lead role of Donna Sheridan on June 7. She will s
Tony Award Winner Henderson Forsythe Dies at 88
Henderson Forsythe Henderson Forsythe, who won a Tony Award for his performance as Sherriff Ed Earl Dodd in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, died on ...
Cirque du Soleil's LOVE, With Music by The Beatles, to Open in Las Vegas
LOVE, a new Cirque du Soleil spectacular featuring the music of the legendary pop group The Beatles, will begin performances at a specially built theater at ...
Kushner Adds New Play to Brundibar at New Victory
Euan Morton in Brundibar (Photo © Kevin Berne) The New Victory Theater's upcoming production of Brundibar, which will run April 28-May 21, will no
Public Theater to Honor Kevin Kline and Meryl Streep at Summer Gala
Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline in The Seagull (Photo © Michal Daniel) Kevin Kline and Meryl Streep will be honored at the Public Theater's 2006 Summer Gal
Matt Bogart Replaces Jason Danieley in Zhivago
Matt Bogart(Photo © Michael Portantiere) Matt Bogart has replaced Jason Danieley as Pasha Antipov/Strelnikov in the upcoming La Jolla Playhouse production of the
Tarzan Will Not Be Considered for Drama Desk Awards This Season
Disney Theatrical Productions' Tarzan, now in previews at the Richard Rodgers Theatre and scheduled to open on May 10, will not be ...
Allison, Bey, Hersch, Mason, et al. Win 2006 MAC Awards
Karrin Allyson The 2006 MAC Awards, which honor the best in Manhattan comedy, cabaret, and jazz, were presented on Monday, April 17 at the Tribeca Performing Arts ...
James Houghton Named as Juilliard's Director of Drama
James Houghton (Photo © Joseph Moran Photography) James Houghton, the founding artistic director of the Signature Theatre Company, will become The Juilliard Sch
Plays by Busch, Odets, Rudnick, et al. Scheduled for MTC's 2006-2007 Season
Paul Rudnick New works by Charles Busch and Paul Rudnick are among the plays scheduled for presentation by Manhattan Theatre Club next season, along with a revival ...