James Carpinello rounds out principal casting of the new legit adaptation of 1980 roller-disco pic "Xanadu." Carpinello will play a frustrated artist who is inspired by a muse to build a roller disco.
Ian McKellen's take on "King Lear" and a new translation of "Peer Gynt" by Robery Bly ("Iron John") are among the offerings of the 2007-08 season at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minn.
New York got hit with 24 hours of sleet last week -- but that didn't keep Broadway auds away. An undaunted box office continued its springtime thaw with the highest total the frame has seen in recent…
A world preem by scribe Edward Albee and the latest from helmer Mary Zimmerman are among the works on the bill for the 2007-8 season at the McCarter Theater in Princeton, N.J.
Camryn Manheim has joined the Public Theater's upcoming Shakespeare in the Park production of "Romeo and Juliet." Thesp ("The Practice") will play the Nurse in a cast led by Lauren Ambrose ("Six Feet…
Add two more names to the "Xanadu" cast list: Jackie Hoffman ("Hairspray") and Mary Testa join Kerry Butler and Tony Roberts in the new tuner based on the 1980 cult flop pic about two guys, a muse…
Patrick Swayze and Melissa Gilbert will topline the pre-production workshop presentation of "Prairie," a new tuner based on the "Little House on the Prairie" series of books.
David Rabe, Theresa Rebeck, Jose Rivera, Will Eno and Warren Leight are among the legit scribes participating in the two-week one-act fest, "Armed and Naked in America: A Naked Angels Issues Project."
This summer the Roundabout won't visit "The Home Place," but will go "Beyond Glory" instead. The nonprofit's production of Brian Friel's "Home Place" -- originally skedded for a summer run at the…
Rising young legit scribes dominate the Playwrights Horizons 2007-08 sked, with Sarah Ruhl, Adam Bock and Kate Fodor among the names with new plays on the bill.
Suddenly, everyone's talking about Broadway in China. Spurred by a report in Crain's Monday of an impending announcement from Rialto landlords and producers the Nederlander Organization, legiters…