Theater News

Don't Call Us: City Council Bans Use of Cell Phones in Performance Spaces
On Wednesday, February 11, the New York City Council overrode Mayor Michael Bloomberg on a matter of importance to theatergoers and performers. The council voted 38-5, with two ...
United For Peace Plans Anti-War Rally on February 15
The group United for Peace is planning to hold a "World Says No To War" rally at 49th Street and First Avenue, within sight of the United Nations, at noon on Saturday, February 15. ...
I Do, I Do, I Do!
TheaterMania is there as Tony n' Tina's Wedding celebrates 15 years Off-Broadway.
My Man Godfrey to Hit Broadway?
My Man Godfrey may be coming to Broadway: The stage rights to the 1936 film have been optioned by East of Doheny Productions for a potential Broadway musical....
Friel & Friel: Reading of Faith Healer Set for March 10
Philip Bosco A one-night-only dramatic reading of Brian Friel's Faith Healer will be held on Monday, March 10 at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan; it will be ...
Ma Rainey Will Not Make Whoopi Today; Star Goldberg, Felled by Flu, May Return Tomorrow
Charles S. Dutton and Whoopi Goldberg(Photo © Joan Marcus) Whoopi Goldberg missed the Tuesday, February 11 performance of August Wilson's due to a bout with the
Debbie Does Dallas to Close on February 15
The original cast of Debbie Does Dallas Debbie Does Dallas, the Off-Broadway musical based on the porn film classic of the same name, has announced ...
My Dinner With John McD.
John McDaniel talks about life before Rosie and his current projects, including a show at Joe's Pub.
Zagat Seeks Opinions for Theater Guide
The Zagat company, well known for its surveys of New York City restaurants, has now begun a new venture: surveying New York theater. Beginning today (February 11) and running ...
Mary Birdsong to Star in Reading of Judy Speaks: Gumm's Last Tape
Mary Birdsong Mary Birdsong, currently appearing Off-Broadway in Adult Entertainment, will star in a reading of a new theater piece titled Judy Speaks: Gumm