Jay Harnick, founder of Theaterworks/USA, died in New York Feb. 27 after an illness. He was 78.
L.A. theater producer and actress/dancer Denise Wisenmeyer died in her sleep on Feb. 11 in Chatham, Ill. She was 53. Wiesenmeyer, who used the stage name Denise Ragan, was the co-founder of the Attic…
Kerry Butler will take the lead in the Broadway-bound tuner version of "Xanadu."
Downward spirals don't get much more deadening than the one traveled by the eponymous midlife-crisis mascot of Patrick Marber's corrosive glumfest, "Howard Katz." The writing is often pungent, and…
Barbara Hauptman, exec director of legit helmers' union Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, will ankle the post when her contract is up in November.
Helmer Charles Newell's intimate and startling re-imagining of "Man of La Mancha," focusing on the down-and-dirty prison setting and the transformative power of art over adversity, is as noble as the…
The novels of Virginia Woolf have seldom been dramatized -- perhaps less so than her own life story. There are good reasons for that, and they duly make themselves felt in playwright Adele Edling…
The first English language production of Stephen Schwartz's Hans Christian Andersen musical, the premiere of a suite of music from Ricky Ian Gordon's "The Grapes of Wrath" and a production of Scott…
The "Grumpy Old Men" musical continues to take steps toward Broadway, with helmer Glenn Casale signing on to direct the new tuner.
About one thing there was never a scintilla of doubt. Putting "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe on stage as a seriously disturbed adolescent who blinds horses was always going to be a box-office…