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'Wonderland' Captures Old Hollywood Allure'Wonderland' Captures Old Hollywood Allure
by James Sims - May 7, 2007

Fame, that glorious accolade that is so rarely attained, and once tasted, is constantly yearned for again. It is a tale as old as time here in Hollywood, where Gloria Swanson roams the hills in a dilapidated mansion, and gawkers flock to place a hand in some long ago imprint in front of Grauman's Chinese Theater... (more...)

Bart and Fitzgerald Cast in Bway-Bound Young Frankenstein?Bart and Fitzgerald Cast in Bway-Bound Young Frankenstein?
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2007

Roger Bart will reportedly star as Dr. Frankenstein in the highly anticipated Broadway-bound musical version of Young Frankenstein, with Christopher Fitzgerald as Igor (more...)

NAATCO to Present 'Alba' & Falsettoland with Narayan, Etc.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2007

Federico Garcia Lorca's classic play The House of Bernarda Alba, about a household of women repressed by a domineering mother, and William Finn's modern classic musical Falsettoland, about a gay/straight/divorced/married extended family of New Yorkers preparing for a son's bar mitzvah, will be presented by the Obie Award-winning National Asian American Theatre Company (NAATCO) in June 2007 in NYC. (more...)

Foster, Mullally and Hensley Set for Young FrankensteinFoster, Mullally and Hensley Set for Young Frankenstein
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2007

Sutton Foster, Megan Mullally and Shuler Hensley will star in Mel Brooks' upcoming musical Young Frankenstein, which will open at the St. James Theatre this fall. (more...)

More Cast Members Join Westport Playhouse's "All About Us"
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2007

Westport Country Playhouse's 2007 announces April Season Lineup (more...)

VA's Signature to 'Visit' The Happy Time & 'Spider Woman'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2007

Fans of Kander and Ebb musicals will want to travel to Arlington, VA next season. The Helen Hayes Award-winning Signature Theatre will present three musicals by the legendary songwriting team during 2007-2008 as part of a Kander and Ebb festival. (more...)

Photo Coverage: All About Us Sneak Peek Press RehearsalPhoto Coverage: All About Us Sneak Peek Press Rehearsal
by Walter McBride - Mar 29, 2007

Westport Country will present the new Kander and Ebb musical, All About Us, opening the Playhouse 2007 season and running April 10 through April 28! (more...)

LuPone, Etc. Among Boston's IRNE Award-Winners
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2007

The Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) Awards for 2006 took place on Monday March 19, 2007, at the Boston Center for the Arts (BCA). (more...)

Seattle's Intiman Theatre Announces 2007 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2007

Single tickets will be available for the 2007 35th Anniversay Season of the Intiman Theatre on Saturday, March 31 at noon. (more...)

Young Frankenstein to Play Pre-Bway Tryout in Seattle?Young Frankenstein to Play Pre-Bway Tryout in Seattle?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2007

Mel Brooks' Broadway-bound musical Young Frankenstein, based on his classic 1974 comedy, may be playing a pre-Broadway tryout at Seattle's Paramount Theatre. (more...)

Swayze & Gilbert to Head Cast of PRAIRIE Musical WorkshopSwayze & Gilbert to Head Cast of PRAIRIE Musical Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2007

Actors Patrick Swayze and Melissa Gilbert will join the cast as 'Pa' and 'Ma' in the workshop presentation this April of PRAIRIE, a new twenty character musical based on Laura Ingalls Wilder's enduringly popular Little House on the Prairie book series. (more...)

Website Aims for Leachman's Casting in 'Frankenstein'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2007

Fans of Cloris Leachman have started a website campaigning for the actress to be featured in Young Frankenstein. (more...)

Young Frankenstein Announces Cast; To Open at Hilton November 8Young Frankenstein Announces Cast; To Open at Hilton November 8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2007

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash The Producers, will open on Broadway November 8th 2007 at the Hilton Theatre (213 W 42nd St). Previews begin October 11th 2007. The production stars Roger Bart (Dr. Frederick Frankenstein), Megan Mullally (Elizabeth), Sutton Foster (Inga), Shuler Hensley (The Monster), Fred Applegate (Kemp) and Christopher Fitzgerald (Igor). (more...)

Broadway Bullet Interview: The Jap Show's ComediansBroadway Bullet Interview: The Jap Show's Comedians
by Michael Gilboe - Jun 6, 2007

We talk to Cory Kahaney, the creator of The J.A.P. Show, and another comedian from the show, Jessica Kirson. They discuss the show, ethnic humor, and the emergence and cultural history of Jewish comedians. (more...)

Our Town
by Mark Andrew Lawrence - Jun 29, 2007

Soulpepper's Dora award winning production is remounted for a most welcome extended run. This achingly beautiful restaing of teh Wilder classic is not to be missed. * * * * * (OUT OF 5) (more...)

Spike Lee Confirmed to Direct Stalag 17 RevivalSpike Lee Confirmed to Direct Stalag 17 Revival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2007

Although Spike Lee won't reveal his previously announced theatrical project until a June 28th press conference, the production will most likely be of the WWII comedy-drama Stalag 17. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for Young Frankenstein MusicalFull Casting Announced for Young Frankenstein Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2007

Robert F.X. Sillerman and Mel Brooks present The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash The Producers, opening on Broadway November 8th 2007 at the Hilton Theatre (more...)

Newman, Wallach, Etc. Featured in PBS Our Town Special
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2007

When the new PBS special 'Character Studies: Living and Dying in 'Our Town' premieres nationally this summer, it will present a unique opportunity to view three aspects of Paul Newman's long and distinguished career. (more...)

Opel, Barbour, Alexander and More to Star in Music CircusOpel, Barbour, Alexander and More to Star in Music Circus
by Eugene Lovendusky - Jun 11, 2007

California Musical Theatre has announced its 2007 Music Circus season with seven large-scale musical productions and seasoned Broadway veterans helming casts! Nancy Opel, Laura Griffith, Adinah Alexander, James Barbour, Walter Charles, Michael Gruber and others star! (more...)

Laura Bell Bundy: Making Her PlaceLaura Bell Bundy: Making Her Place
by Eugene Lovendusky - Jul 21, 2007

Laura Bell Bundy (Legally Blonde), celebrating the release of her debut country album entitled 'Longing for a Place Already Gone,' discusses her original music, her new record label and recounts her Broadway experience. (more...)

Theophilus North Opens at TheatreWorks 7/21Theophilus North Opens at TheatreWorks 7/21
by Eugene Lovendusky - Jul 19, 2007

TheatreWorks presents the West Coast Premiere of 'Theophilus North' by Matthew Burnett at the Lucie Stern Theatre, opening July 21 through August 12. (more...)

Esparza, Baker, Etc. Join Williamstown Summer Line-UpEsparza, Baker, Etc. Join Williamstown Summer Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2007

Raul Esparza, Becky Ann Baker and more will appear in productions at Williamstown Theatre Festival (more...)

Auf Wiedersehen to The Producers at Drury LaneAuf Wiedersehen to The Producers at Drury Lane
by Tom Atkins - Jan 7, 2007

Mel Brooks's The Producers closes at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane after playing its final performance on 6th January, after its run of more than two years. Performances at the London venue began back in October 2004, with the production winning the 2005 Laurence Olivier awards for Best New Musical and Best Actor in a Musical (Nathan Lane) along with nominations for Best Actress in a Musical (Leigh Zimmerman), Best Actor in a Musical (Lee Evans), Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical (Conleth Hill), Best Director (Susan Stroman) and Best Theatre Choreographer (Susan Stroman). (more...)

Fall '07 Bway Opening Confirmed for Young FrankensteinFall '07 Bway Opening Confirmed for Young Frankenstein
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2007

According to a casting notice, Mel Brooks' new stage musical Young Frankenstein, based on his classic movie comedy, will indeed open on Broadway this fall. (more...)

Newman, Kitt, Etc. to Read Love Poems at Westport, 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2007

Joanne Woodward, Paul Newman, Eartha Kitt, Charles Grodin and others to be announced will read classic, contemporary and humorous love poems in 'Come Be My Love….Love Spoken Here,' on Saturday February, 10, 8 p.m., at Westport Country Playhouse. (more...)

Trinity Rep to Present Thornton Wilder's Our TownTrinity Rep to Present Thornton Wilder's Our Town
by Randy Rice - Jan 21, 2007

Directed by Brian McEleny, Our Town will feature Barbara Meek as the Stage Manager (more...)

'Alice Does Wonderland' Cracking The Looking Glass
by Beau Higgins - Jan 20, 2007

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The Apple Tree:  Golden DeliciousThe Apple Tree: Golden Delicious
by Michael Dale - Jan 19, 2007

Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's 1966 charmer is given a sublime revival with Kristin Chenoweth, Brian d'Arcy James and Marc Kudisch all in scrumptious form. (more...)

Freaky Looking Glass? 'Alice Does Wonderland'
by Beau Higgins - Jan 13, 2007

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Follies and 'Munsters' Star Yvonne De Carlo Dies at 84Follies and 'Munsters' Star Yvonne De Carlo Dies at 84
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2007

Yvonne De Carlo, the beautiful brunette actress whose performance in Follies immortalized her as a theatre star, has passed away at the age of 84 (more...)

BMI's Winter Smoker Features Songs by Blumenkrantz, Etc.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2007

The 2006 Tony-honored BMI-Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop announces its Winter Smoker, a semiannual showcase for new songs from Workshop writers. (more...)

Intiman Sets '07 Season, with Works by Lucas, Etc.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2007

The Intiman Theatre in Seattle will present a 2007 season that includes productions of classics, a world premiere play by Craig Lucas, and Adam Guettel and Lucas' musical The Light in the Piazza. (more...)

LuPone, Gertner, Etc. Among IRNE Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2007

Patti LuPone and The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee stars Jared Gertner and Jenni Barber are among the nominees of the 2006 Independent Reviewers of New England's (IRNE) Awards. (more...)

Champlin, Pawk, Etc. Set for Dark at the Top of the Stairs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2007

Transport Group Artistic Director Jack Cummings III has announced that performances of the official 50th anniversary production of William Inge's The Dark at the Top of the Stairs, will begin Friday, March 30 at 8pm at the Connelly Theatre, 220 East 4 Street. (more...)

"Some Like It Hot" Steams Back to the West End this Autumn
by Robert Gould - Feb 25, 2007

A revival of the Jule Styne/Bob Merrill musical 'Some Like It Hot' is confirmed to hit the West End in autumn 2007. The show will be produced by Paul Coxwell and directed by Jerry Zaks, whose impressive Broadway track record includes productions as diverse as 'La Cage Aux Folles', 'Little Shop of Horrors', 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum', 'Smokey Joe's Café', 'Guys and Dolls' and 'The Front Page'. (more...)

Kitt, Huffman, Hensley Star in Kander & Ebb's All About UsKitt, Huffman, Hensley Star in Kander & Ebb's All About Us
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2007

Westport Country Playhouse has announced that Grammy, Emmy and three-time Tony Award nominee Eartha Kitt, and Tony Award winners Shuler Hensley and Cady Huffman will appear in the new Kander and Ebb musical, All About Us, which opens the Playhouse 2007 season, April 10 through April 28. (more...)

Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre to Host Starry Golf Glassic
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2007

Steppenwolf Theatre Company co-founder Gary Sinise and Honorary Host Congresswoman Mary Bono will host the Company's 4th annual Celebrity Golf Classic March 8th-11th in Indian Wells, California. (more...)

Review: Trinity Rep's Our Town
by Randy Rice - Feb 2, 2007

Director Brian McEleney obviously has great affection for this play. He has created a layered, multi-dimensional production of Our Town. (more...)

Photo Flash: Trinity Rep's Our TownPhoto Flash: Trinity Rep's Our Town
by Randy Rice - Feb 1, 2007

Our Town, directed by Brian McEleney, opened in previews at Trinity Rep on January 26th and runs through March 4th (more...)

CT's TheaterWorks Announces '07/'08 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2007

TheaterWorks has announced the lineup for the company's 2007-2008 season (more...)

Streep, Streisand or Close to Play Normas in 'Sunset' Film?Streep, Streisand or Close to Play Normas in 'Sunset' Film?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2007

Three of the biggest stars in entertainment - Meryl Streep, Barbra Streisand and Glenn Close - are readying themselves for a possible close-up as Norma Desmond in an upcoming screen version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for 'Lone Star Love'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2007

LONE STAR LOVE, a new musical comedy starring Academy Award nominee Randy Quaid in his Broadway debut as Colonel John Falstaff, has announced full casting as it begins rehearsals this week for its Seattle engagement at The 5th Avenue Theatre, September 8 - 30. LONE STAR LOVE will open on Broadway on Monday, December 3 at New York's Belasco Theatre; previews will begin Thursday, November 1. (more...)

The Piper, with Anderson & Noll, Begins 9/18 at NYMFThe Piper, with Anderson & Noll, Begins 9/18 at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2007

The New York Musical Theatre Festival will present the New York premiere of The Piper, a new musical by Grammy Award-winner Marcus Hummon, directed by Michael Bush with performances September 18 - 29. (more...)

Steinbeck's Of Mice & Men Comes to Urban Stages May 10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2007

John Steinbeck's timeless classic graces the New York stage for its 70th Anniversary production. (more...)

Young Frankenstein Start at Seattle Paramount August 4Young Frankenstein Start at Seattle Paramount August 4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2007

Young Frankenstein, a new musical based on Mel Brooks' 1974 classic comedy, will begin previews at the Paramount on August 1, where it will run through September 1. The show will makes its Broadway debut this fall. (more...)

All About Us: Missing Its Wisdom Teeth
by Jan Nargi - Apr 24, 2007

The Joseph Stein/Kander & Ebb musical adaptation of Thornton Wilder's 'The Skin of Our Teeth' lacks the sharp bite of the ground-breaking Pulitzer Prize-winning original (more...)

'Frankenstein' to Lurch Past the St. James to the Hilton?'Frankenstein' to Lurch Past the St. James to the Hilton?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2007

The upcoming Mel Brooks musical Young Frankenstein may have its eyes on the Hilton Theatre - despite earlier reports that the St. James Theatre was the show's Broadway destination. (more...)

Photo Coverage: All About Us Opening NightPhoto Coverage: All About Us Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2007

Connecticut's Westport Country Playhouse is presenting the highly anticipated new Kander and Ebb musical, All About Us, April 10 through April 28. (more...)

Photo Flash: All About Us at Westport Country PlayhousePhoto Flash: All About Us at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2007

Connecticut's Westport Country Playhouse is presenting the highly anticipated new Kander and Ebb musical, All About Us, April 10 through April 28. (more...)

Casting Announced for Intiman Theatre's Skin of Our Teeth
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2007

Intiman Theatre, recipient of the 2006 Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre, will continue its 35th season with Thornton Wilder's The Skin of Our Teeth, directed by Artistic Director Bartlett Sher (more...)

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