Cirque du Soleil has long been looking for an accessible Manhattan home in which to weave its patented magic spell, as opposed to pitching a tent on some such outskirt as Randall's Island.
Elizabeth Taylor still likes her baubles, but she no longer cries when she thinks she can't get what she wants -- like the 69 carat rock Richard Burton paid $1 million for.
A French-Canadian play translated by Caryl Churchill and a cycle of works by Mark Ravenhill are among the offerings on the spring slate at London's Royal Court Theater.
January spells the end of the Broadway run of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," now set to close Jan. 20.
Director and dramaturg Eric Rosen has been appointed artistic director for the Kansas City Rep, taking over the helm of the company in spring 2008.