Nick Wyman has been elected prexy of legit thesps union Actors' Equity Association, along with 18 other union members tapped to serve terms on the org's National Council.
Sean Hayes has been tapped to host the 2010 Tony Awards.
Drama Desk Award winners this year included two ties.
After getting off to a slow start for U.S. acqusitions, the pace picked up towards the end of Cannes.
Known for his easygoing amiability, his prolific output and his seemingly tireless affection for the theater, Kuchwara had worked until earlier this month.
Broadway continued to pick up steam during Week 51 (May 10-16) following the press attention that comes every year with the announcement of the Tony nominees.
IFC Films has pacted with Wild Bunch for U.S. rights to two Cannes offerings, Gregg Araki's "Kaboom" and Jorge Michel Grau's "We Are What We Are."
"Red" picked up two Drama League Awards Friday afternoon, with the Broadway production scoring the top new play award as well as the distinguised perf kudo.
IFC Films has picked up U.S. rights to Bertrand Tavernier's "The Princess of Montpensier," the historical drama screening in competish at Cannes this year.
The 2010-11 season at San Diego's Old Globe includes a repertory staging of Neil Simon's "Brighton Beach Memoirs" and "Broadway Bound."
"The Scottsboro Boys" has nailed down its Broadway dates, with the tuner set for a fall opening at the Lyceum Theater.