Theater News

How You'd Improve Some Musicals
Filichia passes along readers' suggestions on how to improve some famous and not-so-famous musicals.
Letter Perfect
Kathleen Chalfant plays a Holocaust victim in The Last Letter, a solo play by Frederick Wiseman based on the Russian novel Love and Fate.
Lincoln Center's Henry IV Extends to January 18
Audra McDonald and Ethan Hawke in Henry IV(Photo © Paul Kolnik) The Lincoln Center Theater production of Henry IV, a new adaptation by Dakin Matthe
Talk Amongst Yourselves: Rosie O'Donnell Will Not Spell Liz McCartney in Taboo
Boy George and Rosie O'Donnell(Photo © Michael Portantiere) Contrary to a report that was posted on the Internet Movie Database today, Rosie O'Donnell, producer
Drama Book Shop Lists December Events
Stephen Adly Guirgis The Drama Book Shop, located at 250 West 40th Street in Manhattan, has announced a series of events for December. The first of these is a new ...
Gallagher's Sheen
A talk with Helen Gallagher, who's getting back into the theater habit with Handy Dandy
Andrea Marcovicci's Algonquin Engagement Interrupted Due to Illness; Heather MacRae to Fill In
Due to a hemorrhaged vocal cord, Andrea Marcovicci has been forced to cancel the December 2-6 performances of her show If I Were A Bell: The Songs of Frank Loesser at the ...
Putting Them Together
In the wake of Henry IV, Filichia ponders what will happen when popular musicals enter the public domain.
Welcome to Berlin
Author Doug Wright tells how a memorable meeting with Charlotte von Mahlsdorf led to the creation of the bioplay I Am My Own Wife.
Lord Alfred and Lady Lynn
Charles Wright has mixed feelings about Margot Peters's new biography of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne.