The Roundhouse, the former steam-engine repair shed that has had a checkered history of late as a performance venue, has announced plans to reopen as a major North London arts venue in fall 2005. The…
Joop Van Den Ende's Stage Holding has signed an agreement that will allow it to produce future foreign-language productions of the musical "Mamma Mia!" in some 10 countries with the musical's…
Disney's "Aida," the long-running tuner by Elton John and Tim Rice, sings its last aria Sept. 5 at the Palace Theater, where it has clocked in 1,852 regular perfs.
"Bug" hit it big at the Lucille Lortel Awards, as did the Tony Kushner musical "Caroline, or Change." Each took home four trophies, topping all other productions at the 19th annual Off Broadway…
Who's afraid of the New York Times? Not Rocco Landesman. The Jujamcyn Theaters prexy began his week by firing off a complaint to the newspaper regarding its Monday coverage of "Caroline, or Change,"…
Mladen Kiselov's Hamlet is played by Hamish Linklater with collegiate intensity, confusion and angst. Maybe there's a trend in casting the royal as a man younger than Prince Charles. But while this…
The name "Mr. Marmalade" is the only sweet and benign aspect of South Coast Repertory's play. Written by 25-year-old Noah Haidle, "Mr. Marmalade" tries to show that the inner lives of 4- and…
Blair Brown, Stephen Spinella, Fionnula Flanagan and Valerie Mahaffey are among thesps taking part in this weekend's Pacific Playwrights Festival at South Coast Repertory in Orange County.
April has always been the second cruelest month of the year in the theater. September takes top honors in the B.O. raspberry sweepstakes. Late summer suffers from back-to-school syndrome, while…
"Wicked," the new tuner about the witches from Oz, led the way at the Outer Critics Circle Awards, winning four honors, including the Broadway musical nod.