Theater News

The Countess Adds up to Success
By David Marcus · Jan 27, 2000
Opening last June, the Off-Broadway hit The Countess has become the longest-running drama of the 1999-2000 season. Written by first-time playwright Gregory Murphy, the show ...
Copacabana Comes to America
By David Marcus · Jan 27, 2000
The musical Copacabana, created by famed entertainer Barry Manilow, will finally make its way to the U.S. this summer. According to Playbill Online, "the hottest spot north ...
The Present Company Faces Down Death
By Sandi Carroll · Jan 25, 2000
The Lesson Learned? Flying on the Fringes Begets a Money Squeeze.
At the LAByrinth Theatre Company, A-Mazing Things Happen
By Leslie (Hoban) Blake · Jan 25, 2000
A rising ensemble boasts some stars and earns some stripes.
Theater Honors for Eli Wallach & Anne Jackson
By David Marcus · Jan 24, 2000
The T. Schreiber Studio, one of New York's foremost professional theater schools, celebrates its 31st Anniversary by presenting its second annual Life in the Theatre Achievement
Keeping Sharp So They Won't Fall Flat
By Leslie (Hoban) Blake · Jan 19, 2000
The Great White Way comes to cabaret.
Saturday Night Fever Strikes Star David Campbell
By Michael Portantiere · Jan 19, 2000
Cabaret's boy wonder prepares to make his full-fledged musical theater debut in a much-anticipated Sondheim show.
No Return for Martin Guerre
By David Marcus · Jan 19, 2000
Cameron Mackintosh's mega-musical Martin Guerre will not be making an appearance on Broadway this spring. The story, set in 16th century France, follows a soldier who ...
Jon Jory Steps Down as Louisville Director
By David Marcus · Jan 19, 2000
Jon Jory, the producing director at the Actors Theater of Louisville, has decided to step down after 31 years of service. In his three decades at Louisville, Jory increased the ...
Trashy Theater
By Sandi Carroll · Jan 19, 2000
Paul Zaloom, a familiar face from TV's Beakman's World, zooms in on Planet Earth.