Theater News

Paper Mill Playhouse Seeks Children to Join Spring Production of South Pacific
By Hayley Levitt · Jan 28, 2014

The New Jersey theater will hold an open-call audition on February 15.

A Night With Janis Joplin Sets Date to Move Out of Broadway's Lyceum Theatre
By Hayley Levitt · Jan 28, 2014

Producers hope to announce a new New York City venue for the bio-musical in the coming weeks.

King Kong Set to Climb Onto the Broadway Stage
By Bethany Rickwald · Jan 28, 2014

Tony nominee Craig Lucas and Grammy nominee Marius de Vries' new musical will transfer from Australia's Regent Theatre in the coming season.

Broadway-Bound The Velocity of Autumn Not Nominated by Helen Hayes Awards
By Hayley Levitt · Jan 28, 2014

Broadway alums Christine Lahti and Richard Schiff were also overlooked by the D.C. voters.

David Henry Hwang's Kung Fu Receives Two-Week Extension at Signature Center
By Bethany Rickwald · Jan 28, 2014

Special events featuring cofounder of the New York Asian Film Festival Grady Hendrix and Wing Chun instructor Sifu Allan Lee have also been announced.

Songwriter Benjamin Scheuer Will Bring Autobiographical Musical The Lion to Off-Broadway
By David Gordon · Jan 28, 2014

The solo work will play Manhattan Theatre Club's Studio at Stage II.

Theater Journalist Randy Gener Left Unconscious After Brutal Midtown Assault
By Zachary Stewart · Jan 27, 2014

Gener is in stable condition at St. Luke's Hospital after undergoing brain surgery. Police are investigating the attack as a possible hate crime.