Theater News

The American Theatre Wing Will Be the New Home for the Obie Awards
By Editorial Staff · Sep 9, 2014

The Wing will now copresent the awards with The Village Voice.

Broadway Theaters Housing Book of Mormon, Jersey Boys, and More to Dim Lights for Joan Rivers
By Editorial Staff · Sep 9, 2014

The Broadway League had decided not to dim Broadway's marquees for the pioneering comedian.

Mitchell Jarvis to Return to Broadway's Rock of Ages
By David Gordon · Sep 8, 2014

Jarvis originated the role of Lonny in the heavy-metal musical.

The 69th Annual Tony Awards Sets Date for June 2015 Ceremony
By Bethany Rickwald · Sep 8, 2014

Nominations will be announced in late April.

Broadway's Marquees Won't Be Dimmed for Joan Rivers
By Editorial Staff · Sep 8, 2014

The Broadway League has decided not to afford Rivers the honor.

If/Then's Idina Menzel to Participate in Cantor Fitzgerald's Charity Day on September 11
By Editorial Staff · Sep 8, 2014

Menzel will work with the organization as part of the Fred Gabler Helping Hand Camp Fund.

Julie White, Jessica Hecht, and Mary Testa to Lead Rescheduled Reading of The First Wives Club
By David Gordon · Sep 8, 2014

Indigo Theatre Project's benefit event is directed by Trip Cullman.

Dexter's Michael C. Hall to Step Into Fishnets and Stilettos for Hedwig and the Angry Inch
By David Gordon · Sep 8, 2014

The Drama Desk winner is the latest actor to take on the title role in the hit Broadway musical.

Broadway's A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Revival Postponed
By David Gordon · Sep 8, 2014

Tony winner James Corden, who was expected to star, will be taking over for Craig Ferguson as the host of CBS' The Late Late Show.

Chicago Actors Molly Glynn and Bernie Yvon Die in Tragic Accidents on the Same Day
By Hayley Levitt · Sep 8, 2014

The Chicago theater community was hit with two losses on Saturday, September 6.