Theater News

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 ...
Block, Gartshore, Mays, McElroy, Page, et al. Win 2006 Helen Hayes Awards
Will Gartshore and Erin Driscoll in Urinetown (Photo © Carol Pratt) The Signature Theatre's production of Urinetown, the splashy musical about a w
Alvin Epstein to Star in King Lear at La MaMa
Alvin Epstein and Sarah Newhouse in King Lear (Photo © Kippy Goldfarb) The acclaimed Actors Shakespeare Theatre of Boston production of Shakespeare's ...
Bourne Again
Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake makes a triumphant return to America even as the busy director prepares the U.S. productions of Mary Poppins and Edward Scissorhands.
No Pulitzer Prize for Drama Awarded This Year; Durang, Jones, Rapp Named as Finalists
The Pulitzer Prize committee has decided not to award a drama prize this year for the first time since 1997. Christopher Durang's Miss Witherspoon, Rolin Jones's The Intell