Even the seen-it-all matinee ladies were nonplused by "If It Was Easy ...," a new play written -- or should it be perpetrated? -- by producer Stewart F. Lane and ex-New York Post theater columnist…
Billy Crudup is set to play Angelo in the Mary Zimmerman staging of "Measure for Measure," the first production of the 46th summer of Shakespeare in Central Park.
The hitherto homeless-in-Gotham Royal National Theatre Production of "Hamlet," directed by John Caird and starring Simon Russell Beale, has unexpectedly found a New York venue in the Brooklyn Academy…
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SFX Theatrical Group's Broadway in Boston has announced a solid mixture of pre- and post-Broadway productions, including the new musicals "Mamma Mia!" and "Summer of '42," for its 2001-2002 season at…
The national tour of "Aida" launches April 6 at the Historic Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, with a 40-city national tour skedded through September 2002.
Victoria Bailey has been named executive director of the Theatre Development Fund. John Breglio, chairman of the TDF board, made the announcement Tuesday. Bailey replaces Jack Goldstein, who left the…
As it hits the road here this week for a 40-city, 18-month tour, "Saturday Night Fever" is offering presenters both blessings and baggage along with the signature piece of disco beefcake in a white…
The return of Verdi's "Nabucco" to the Metropolitan Opera repertoire after an absence of four decades seems to have put the company's artistic director James Levine in a tender mood. Presumably in…
A disappointing production smudges some of the appeal of "Lobby Hero," a typically mournful new comedy from Kenneth Lonergan. The imperfect pitch of director Mark Brokaw's cast is particularly…
At 10:53 a.m. on Feb. 28, Bartlett Sher, the new artistic director of Seattle's Intiman Theater, was sitting in a production meeting, anticipating the day's rehearsal of "Cymbeline." His 9-week-old…
It may be getting hard for some industry insiders to fit theatergoing into their schedules -- they're too busy attending readings.