In the final scene of "Colder Than Here," one of the characters acknowledges her family has never had "this fully functioning, talking thing." So given the stilted communications of four family…
New Line Cinema has set Adam Shankman to direct and choreograph "Hairspray," the screen adaptation of the Broadway musical. Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are producing.
Kirsten Childs, Tom Donaghy, David Greenspan, Craig Lucas, Theresa Rebeck, Jose Rivera and Craig Wright are among the alumni scribes enlisted by Playwrights Horizons for "Stories on 5 Stories."
Jorge Morales assumes the position of theater editor at the Village Voice Oct. 25. He steps into the void left by Charles McNulty, who ankled to become the theater critic at the Los Angeles Times.
Fresh off a well-reviewed run in Buffalo, "Ring of Fire" will find a Broadway berth at the Barrymore in February.