Theater News

Sisters in Swing
The Swingirls go over like gangbusters at Judy*s Chelsea with an evening of hits from the Big Band era.
Will Youse Marry Me?
Tony n' Tina are tying the knot again -- and again, and again -- in Las Vegas.
Lisbon Is Pretty Close to Us
A Boston production of Terrence McNally's The Lisbon Traviata reminds Filichia of the kindship between opera queens and musical theater aficionados.
Totally Frank
A new website celebrates the life and work of Frank Loesser, one of Broadway's greatest composer-lyricists.
So Long, Dearie!
Josh Prince says hello to So Long, 174th Street in a benefit for the Musicals Tonight! series.
Chatterboxing
Some background on Seth Rudetsky, Broadway's chief chatterbox.
Loving Lee
The Actors' Fund celebrates Lee Strasberg, Jana Robbins spells Michele Lee, and Kurt Weill goes to the library.
The Man From Gosford Park
Robert Altman rediscovers British theater icon Ivor Novello and belatedly introduces him to the American public.
Bringing Back Memories of Birdie
Twenty-one years ago, a preview audience gave the bird to a horrendous Broadway musical sequel.
Harriet Harris Sings!
Not previously known as a chanteuse, the brilliant Harriet Harris prepares for her Broadway musical debut.