This fall "Chicago" is launching a new national tour -- technically its 10th -- with a cast toplined by Tom Wopat in its first seven stops.
The tuner rendition of "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" has nailed down its West End dates and theater, playing the Palace beginning in March.
Steven Libman has stepped down from his post as managing director at the La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego.
Broadway rebounded a bit, but only a bit, in the wake of the $4 million post-Labor Day hit taken during the prior frame.
Chris Noth will co-star in "Farragut North," joining a cast that includes John Gallagher Jr. ("Spring Awakening") and Olivia Thirlby ("The Wackness," "Juno").
"American Idol" winner Taylor Hicks will appear in the national tour of the Broadway revival of "Grease," set to hit the road in December.
Helmer Daniel Sullivan ("The Homecoming," "Proof") has been brought onboard as an artistic consultant to plan the 2009-10 season at Seattle Repertory Theater.
Taking advantage of some recent Rialto sked juggling, "The Seagull," the Broadway transfer of the Royal Court production starring Kristin Scott Thomas and Peter Sarsgaard, will now open Oct. 2…
James Lapine will create a revue of Stephen Sondheim tunes called "iSondheim: aMusical Revue," preeming at Atlanta's Alliance Theater in April.
"Shrek the Musical," which opened here Sept. 10 in its pre-Broadway engagement, has been percolating for five years, including three readings, a seven-week workshop and a month of previews.
The stage version of "High School Musical 2" will have its world preem this fall in a production from Atlanta's Theater of the Stars, which bowed the popular legit incarnation of the original "HSM"…