Financially troubled New Jersey theater the Paper Mill Playhouse has obtained a lifeline, with a $3.5 million loan from Investors Savings Bank.
Favorable critical nods and healthy audiences have prompted the Public Theater to extend the run of composer-performer Stew's rock musical, "Passing Strange," by four weeks.
Ignoring the exhortation of its title, the after-hours Broadway revue, "Don't Quit Your Night Job," will end its run June 4 at the Ha! Comedy Club, less than a month after opening.
Vet musical composer Jerry Bock ("Fiddler on the Roof") will world premiere "The Princess Who Could Not Be Heard" as the opening event of the 29th Houston Children's Theater Festival.
A stage adaptation of Pedro Almodovar's 1999 pic "All About My Mother" headlines Kevin Spacey's fourth season as artistic director of London's Old Vic.