Denmark's Royal Theater has commissioned a new opera based on Lars von Trier's 2000 film, ``Dancer in the Dark.'' Poul Ruders, a leading Danish composer, will write the music for the work, while the…
"In the Heights" is moving uptown. The Off Broadway tuner has set its sights on Broadway, closing July 15 in preparation for a Rialto bow next season.
Frenchie Davis is switching from her long-running Broadway gig in "Rent" to a church pew to star at Hartford Stage in "Mahalia," the tuner about gospel legend Mahalia Jackson.
"My First Time," an Off Broadway play compiling sexual-experience stories from real people, is set to begin an open-ended commercial run at New World Stages this summer.
Hometown boys Howie Mandel and Russell Peters are among the topliners taking part in the inaugural Just for Laughs Toronto spinoff, whose lineup was announced Wednesday.
He hasn't reached the levels of Jane Austen, but playwright Patrick Hamilton is enjoying a renaissance. In 2005, the Drama Dept. staged a cracking Off Broadway revival of his 1929 thriller "Rope,"…
Harry Connick, Jr., Angela Lansbury, Kevin Spacey and Usher are among the celeb presenters of the 2007 Tony Awards. Roster for the June ceremony, which has no single host, includes thesps currently…
Screen Actors Guild prexy Alan Rosenberg will replace Bruce Davison in Center Theater Group's "Come Back, Little Sheba." Rosenberg will star opposite the previously announced S. Epatha Merkerson in…
CBS and producers of the Tonycast opened a whole can of controversy over the weekend when they approached producers of Broadway musicals "Legally Blonde" and "LoveMusik" about performances during the…
Thesp Boyd Gaines, currently up for a lead actor Tony for his perf in "Journey's End," has signed to star opposite Patti LuPone this summer in the three-week run of "Gypsy" that is part of the new…
Tuner "Gauguin/Savage Light" gets a third incarnation this summer, playing a month-long run at the Roy Arias Theaters starting June 12.