Theater News

65 NYC Theater Companies to Participate in Suzan-Lori Parks 365 Days/365 Plays National Festival
Suzan-Lori Parks (© Michael Portantiere) The Public Theater will spearhead the New York component of 365 Days/365 Plays, a national festival of short plays writ
A Hell of a Time
Les Freres Corbusier brings the controversial Hell House to New York City.
Christian Campbell Joins Kathleen Chalfant in Cast of Great Expectations
Christian Campbell (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Christian Campbell will play Pip opposite the Miss Havisham of Kathleen Chalfant in Theaterworks' presentation of B
Kennedy Center to Present August Wilson's "Pittsburgh Cycle" in Spring 2008
August Wilson In Spring 2008, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. will present the late Pulitzer Prize-winner August Wilson's ...
Wicked Day Set for October 29
Kate Reinders in WIcked (© Joan Marcus) The lineup of special events to celebrate the third anniversary of the hit Broadway show Wicked has been a
Fields, Gallagher, Mitchell, Vereen, to Perform in Broadway Meets Country Benefit in Nashville
Brian Stokes Mitchell (© Joseph Marzullo/Retna) Broadway stars Felicia P. Fields, Peter Gallagher, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Ben Vereen have joined the cast of
Las Vegas Kids Spotlight: October 2006
Blue Man Group celebrates its one-year anniversary at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino. The bald clan of face-painted and science-minded vaudevillians brought their popular act to Vegas on October 10, 2005.
London Kids Spotlight: October 2006
As if it weren't wet enough in London, And The Rain Falls Down takes theatergoers on a watery journey, and advises audiences to bring a change of clothes (October 18-28). Each Peach Pear Plum mashes up standard nursery rhymes into an interactive children's show, in which kids play a game of "I-Spy" with Mother Hubbard, Baby Bunting, and Cinderella (October 14).
Philadelphia Kids Spotlight: October 2006
The national tour of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee stops off at the Merriam Theater (October 17-22). Pinch Bear embarks on a quest to defeat a "seemingly fearsome" giant at the Please Touch Museum, and the Sacred Arts Festival presents an afternoon of children's programming at the Colonial.
Chicago Kids Spotlight: October 2006
Just when you thought it was safe to be a vegetarian, Toby Speed's Brave Potatoes follows a band of revolutionary spuds that stage a revolt against Chef Hackemup (October 9-15). Those seeking a more classic story are advised to catch Beauty and the Beast at the Marriot Theatre (October 14 - December 30).