Billy Philadelphia's 1980s cabaret impersonation of Hoagy Carmichael has morphed into a lavish supper club concert act with an irrepressible emcee, a knockout leading lady belter, an adagio dance…
Oskar Eustis, artistic director of Trinity Rep in Providence, R.I., has been named to replace George C. Wolfe in the top slot at Gotham's not-for-profit Public Theater. Wolfe's title is producer…
It was a case of a playwright upsetting the touring tea cart. When "Tea at Five," the bioplay about Katharine Hepburn starring Kate Mulgrew, completed its Off Broadway run in July 2003, the show's…
The country appears to be entering a new era of conservatism, at least judging by the stand in 11 states against gay marriage in the recent election. But Broadway iconoclasts Georges and Albin are…
Cy Coleman, composer of the musicals "City of Angels" and "Sweet Charity," died of heart failure Friday. He was 75. Coleman attended the Broadway premiere of Michael Frayn's play "Democracy" on…
The new musical "Altar Boyz" opens Off Broadway Feb. 27 at Dodger Stages, with previews starting Feb. 15.
Tommy Chong, recently released from jail for selling pipes that could be used for smoking dope, makes his Off Broadway debut in the long-running "The Marijuana-logues."
Michael Frayn's "Democracy" is not without similarities to "Copenhagen," its immediate predecessor in the playwright's oeuvre. The fundamental difference is that while "Copenhagen" made distinct…
Jane Krakowski, Lisa Loeb and Megan Mullally have joined the lineup of Lincoln Center's 2005 American Songbook season. All three will perform in the Allen Room of Frederick P. Rose Hall at the Time…
The Goodspeed Opera House has set tuner "Abyssinia" to complete its 2005 season with a Sept. 30-Dec. 4, 2005, run.