Marla Schaffel, whose performance in the title role of the just-shuttered Broadway musical "Jane Eyre" garnered several award nominations, has been snapped up by Goodspeed Musicals to take over the…
Doug Hughes, the artistic director of New Haven's Long Wharf Theater since 1997, abruptly resigned his position June 5, less than a month after announcing details of the upcoming season.
Neil LaBute's play "The Shape of Things" has caused a stir in its world preem from London's Almeida Theatre Company and not only because it features as vile a female character -- Rachel Weisz's…
"Honk!" if you're the Ugly Duckling. Alva Entertainment has acquired the film rights to George Stile and Anthony Drewe's stage musical based on the Hans Christian Andersen classic.
Valerie Harper will replace Linda Lavin in the current Broadway production of "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife."
According to the old adage, all that's needed to make memorable theater is a plank and a passion. This Comedie Francaise production proves it yet again: The show consists entirely of one luminous…
Joanne Woodward has been named artistic director of the Westport Country Playhouse.
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