Phylicia Rashad will direct a 2011 Los Angeles production of "A Raisin in the Sun," the play for which Rashad picked up a 2004 Tony for her turn in the Broadway revival.
The antipoverty org Robin Hood Foundation has teamed with Participant Media to fund a ticket giveaway for education docu "Waiting for 'Superman' " in New York City.
Arthouse Films has picked up U.S. rights to "Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow," Sophie Fiennes' docu feature about visual artist Anselm Kiefer.
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Roger Rees will replace Nathan Lane in "The Addams Family" next spring, joining fellow "Cheers" alum Bebe Neuwirth in the large-scale Broadway tuner.
Add "In the Heights" to the list of Broadway productions to announce a January closing this season, with the Tony-winning tuner set to shutter Jan. 9.
Elaine Paige, Linda Lavin and Jan Maxwell are among the thesps lined up to join Bernadette Peters in the Kennedy Center's revival of 1971 Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman tuner "Follies."
A trio of stage companies has commissioned composer Nico Muhly and playwright Stephen Karam to pen "Dark Sisters," a new opera about a woman trying to escape a polygamist marriage.
Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group has sealed a pact to sell four of the company's seven London theaters.
IFC Midnight, the genre division of IFC Films, has snagged North American rights to "Dream Home," the Hong Kong slasher pic helmed by Pang Ho-Cheung.
The Lark Play Development Center is moving to new digs in January, with a $2.1 million capital campaign facilitating a shift to the theater district from its current offices near Columbus Circle.
Lily Tomlin will host the L.A. ceremony of the Casting Society of America's bicoastal Artios Awards next month.