It's curtains for a veteran theater scribe -- as well as a good chunk of the arts desk at the Boston Globe. Ed Siegel, who succeeded longtime Beantown critic Kevin Kelly, is among the more than 30…
Three new musicals from "emerging artists" will be featured in the inaugural Festival of New Artists at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn., running Jan. 20-21. The readings are of new…
Broadway musicals are starring in the American school curriculum for the first time, in a synergistic effort that promises not only potential new audiences but a fresh revenue stream.
Goodspeed Musicals will have a permanent Gotham scout. Casey Hushion is the New York-based artistic associate charged with finding new material for its two Connecticut theaters.
Jim Ireland has ankled his role as managing director of Hartford Stage. In a surprise announcement Thursday, Ireland, 62, said he was leaving "to pursue other professional opportunities."
Alison Harris, the executive director of the Westport Country Playhouse, has announced plans to exit the newly expanded and renovated summer theater by the end of 2006.
One old barn theater may be on the way to demolition only to make way for another. In a settlement supervised by two state attorneys general, the Lucille Lortel Foundation awarded the not-for-profit…
Everything is always about appearances," says a character in Rob Handel's seriocomic look at the Washington intersection of public and private lives. But as Handel takes on a barely fictionalized…
For those who may be "Christmas Carol"-ed out, there's an enchanting Dickens holiday (or anytime, really) alternative in Giles Havergal's savvy stage adaptation of "David Copperfield." Joanne…
Beckett, Sartre and Kafka have nothing on Krystian Lupa, the famed Polish director making his English-language debut with an epic, existential version of Chekhov's "Three Sisters." In Lupa's version…