In London, Rob Ashford is a hot director with two Donmar Warehouse hits to his name.
The 2009-10 season at the Crossroads Theater Company in New Brunswick, N.J., includes three world preems, one of which is written and performed by Daniel Beaty ("Emergence-See!").
Spike Lee has signed on as one of the presenters of "County of Kings," the solo show penned and performed by Lemon Andersen and beginning perfs at Off Broadway's Public Theater later this month.
Green Day tuner "American Idiot" has extended its run by three weeks before it even begins perfs at Berkeley Rep.
1980s popster Belinda Carlisle will join the London cast of "Hairspray" this fall, playing the scheming Velma von Tussle in the West End production.
Leslie Kritzer, Barbara Walsh and Felicia Finley are among the Broadway vets signed on to showcase the developing tuners at the 2009 New York Musical Theater Fest.
Michael McKean will host the annual Broadway promotional event "Broadway on Broadway," an outdoor performance of segs from current and upcoming Rialto productions.
Angela Lansbury will host "Celebrating Bea Arthur," a tribute to the late actress to be held later this month at Broadway's Majestic Theater, home of "The Phantom of the Opera."
Tony Kushner's epic "Angels in America" will have its first New York revival as part of the 2010-11 season at Off Broadway's Signature Theater.
Marvel Comics characters never stay dead -- and neither will tuner "Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark."
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