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Playwrights Horizons 2nd Annual Benefit 'STORIES ON 5 STORIES' Set For November 14 Featuring Works By Craig Lucas, Mark O'Donnell, Kirsten Childs and More
Sep 28, 2005
Acclaimed theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced it will present the return of its unique and second-annual benefit evening 'STORIES ON 5 STORIES' on Monday, November 14.
New Theatre Works Showcased in Prelude '05 Festival, Sept. 28-Oct. 1
Sep 27, 2005
New plays and theatre pieces will be featured in the Prelude '05 Festival, which runs from September 28th through October 1st
UK Roundup - Judi Dench, Jerry Springer, Nicole Kidman
Sep 27, 2005
Judi Dench returns to the Theatre Royal Haymarket, Jerry Springer and Mike Leigh go on tour and Nicole eyes up a London Hedda Gabbler
Jerry Springer UK tour back on despite protests
Sep 20, 2005
21 theatres from around the UK have united with the creative team and producers Avalon, to save the tour of the multi-award winning smash hit musical Jerry Springer - The Opera.
Jerry Springer: The Opera Tour is Back On in the UK After Protests
Sep 19, 2005
After much protest and controversy, plans for a UK tour of Jerry Springer: The Opera are back on, with the tour to launch in January of 2006
Jackman Snags Emmy for Hosting 2004 Tony Awards
Sep 19, 2005
Last night, Hugh Jackman picked up a 2005 Emmy Award for 'Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program' for the 2004 Tony Awards.
UK Roundup - Ewan's replacement, Billy Elliot, Kevin Spacey, Mike Leigh
Sep 15, 2005
Nigel Harman replaces Ewan McGregor, Billy Elliot gets a new lead, Kevin Spacey announces second season, Mike Leigh's new play opens and David Grindley triumphs with Philanthropist
Tarzan Announced to Open May 10 at Richard Rodgers
Sep 12, 2005
Disney has announced that Tarzan will being previews on March 24, to open on May 10, 2006.
Bennett's The History Boys Opens on Bway, April 23
Sep 9, 2005
Alan Bennett's play The History Boys, which concerns a group of British school boys, will open at a to-be-announced Broadway theatre on April 23rd after beginning previews on April 14th
UK News: Jerry Hall to Star in High Society
Sep 5, 2005
Jerry Hall joins the cast of Ian Talbot's production of Cole Porter's musical comedy High Society for West End transfer
New drama "IN THE AIR" Begins Previews Oct 6 at Off-Broadway Theatre 315
Aug 30, 2005
STAGEPLAYS will present the World Premiere of Paul Enger's drama IN THE AIR at the new 99-seat Off-Broadway THEATRE 315 at 315 West 47th Street.
World Premiere Of 'In The Air' Presented By STAGEPLAYS
Aug 30, 2005
STAGEPLAYS will present the World Premiere of Paul Enger's drama IN THE AIR at the new 99-seat Off-Broadway THEATRE 315 at 315 West 47th Street.
Tour Dates Set for Dame Edna: Back with a Vengeance
Aug 29, 2005
Dame Edna: Back with a Vengeance will visit Toronto, Las Vegas, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and other cities from fall 2005 to spring 2006
Maria Friedman Makes Broadway Debut In Woman In White
Aug 26, 2005
Maria Friedman, the leading lady of the British musical theatre, makes her Broadway debut in London's smash hit musical, THE WOMAN IN WHITE, opening on Broadway Thursday, November 17th at the Marquis Theatre (211 W 45th St).
Roundabout's A Touch of the Poet Announces Full Cast
Aug 24, 2005
Starring Gabriel Byrne (Cornelius Melody) with Dearbhla Molloy (Nora Melody), Emily Bergl (Sara Melody), John Horton (Nicholas Gadsby), Byron Jennings (Jamie Cregan), Kathryn Meisle (Deborah), Randall Newsome (Paddy O'Dowd), Ciaran O'Reilly (Dan Roche) and Daniel Stewart Sherman (Mickey Maloy).
Lowe Starts Few Good Men Previews, Aug. 18
Aug 18, 2005
Rob Lowe and John Barrowman will begin preview performances of A Few Good Men on August 18th for a September 6th opening
UK Roundup - Edinburgh, Natalie Portman, Joseph Fiennes
Aug 14, 2005
The Edinburgh Fringe gets underway with Sunny Jacobs playing herself in The Exonerated, plus the West End sees a surge of plays for the Autumn/Winter season.
Lost Musicals Presents Porter's Silk Stockings in Sept.
Aug 3, 2005
The Lost Musicals series will present Cole Porter's Silk Stockings in four semi-staged performances from September 11th to October 3rd
Tony-Winner John Cullum to Join Rosemary Harris in The Other Side
Aug 3, 2005
Two-time Tony Award winner John Cullum will star opposite Tony Award-winner Rosemary Harris in the theatre's American premiere production of The Other Side.
UK Roundup - Avenue Q, Simon Callow, Sondheim, Eastwick
Jul 31, 2005
Avenue Q secures London transfer, Simon Callow dons Fosco's fat suit, Sondheim gets more birthday celebrations and The Witches of Eastwick receives its amateur premiere
New Cast Announced for London's The Producers, Show Recoups Investment Too
Jul 29, 2005
The Producers has just recouped its £5,500,000 capitalisation and the musical has now been seen by well over 550,000 people in London since it started performances on 25 October 2004.
Alan Bennett's The History Boys to Open on Broadway April 2006
Jul 27, 2005
The National Theatre of Great Britain's production will open on Broadway, with the National acting company, on April 23, 2006 at a theater to be announced.
Shining City To Open On Broadway November 10th at The Schoenfeld Theatre
Jul 26, 2005
The production will play a pre-Broadway engagement at San Francisco's Curran Theatre September 13th to October 9th.
PRIMO Extends for Additional Week Through August 14th
Jul 25, 2005
PRIMO, starring Antony Sher as Italian chemist and Holocaust survivor Primo Levi, will extend its run at the Music Box Theatre for one more week, through Sunday, August 14.
Major Roles Cast in Toronto Lord of the Rings Musical
Jul 24, 2005
While casting has not been confirmed, a number of respected actors (mostly Canadian) have been appointed to play some of the major roles in the upcoming Toronto production of The Lord of the Rings
Carol Woods Returns to Chicago on July 26
Jul 21, 2005
Carol Woods will once again play Matron 'Mama' Morton in Chicago, beginning on July 26th
Spamalot Tour Announces 2006 Dates in Boston, Chicago, and DC
Jul 21, 2005
The hit show to open March 7, 2006 in Boston, followed by Chicago and DC with further dates coming soon.
UK Roundup - Ducktastic, early closings and Sunday in the Park with George
Jul 20, 2005
The heat of the summer closes three plays, Branagh reunites with the Right Size for Ducktastic and the Menier invites us to the Park with George.
Barrowman Stars in London Cinderella Pantomime in Dec.
Jul 20, 2005
John Barrowman has been cast as Prince Charming in a pantomime of Cinderella, which will run at London's New Wimbledon Theatre from December 9th to 23rd
Rosemary Harris to star in MTC's The Other Side
Jul 19, 2005
Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) is pleased to announce that Tony Award-winner Rosemary Harris will star in the theatre's American premiere production of The Other Side, written by Ariel Dorfman (Death and the Maiden), and directed by Blanka Zizka (Yellowman) at NY City Center Stage I.
Friedman Scraps Gypsy Plans, Set for Woman in White
Jul 15, 2005
After cancelling plans to star as Rose in an Odessa, TX production of Gypsy, Maria Friedman has officially signed on to star in the Broadway transfer of The Woman in White
Primo: A Man's Year in Auschwitz
Jul 13, 2005
Sir Antony Sher's solo play is adapted from Primo Levi's book of imprisonment in Auschwitz
Primo's Anthony Sher Will Appear at Barnes & Noble, July 18
Jul 12, 2005
Sir Anthony Sher, currently starring in Primo at the Music Box Theatre, will appear at Barnes and Noble on July 18th to discuss his book Primo Time
Film and Theatre Composer Davis Receives Honorary CBE
Jul 12, 2005
Carl Davis, who has composed music for plays, films, TV shows, dance pieces and more, will be gifted with an honorary CBE on July 12th
UK Roundup - RSC, UB40, Blue Man Group & Bombings
Jul 11, 2005
The RSC stage a year long festival, UB40 bring their hits to stage, Blue Man Group announce a London opening and London recovers from bombings
Baker, Hecht Star in Williamstown Top Girls, July 20-31
Jul 11, 2005
Becky Ann Baker, Jessica Hecht and Ellen McLaughlin are some of the stars of the Williamstown Theatre Festival's production of Caryl Churchill's Top Girls, which will run at the Main Stage from July 20th to 31st
West End Theatres Cancel Shows for Tonight
Jul 7, 2005
Due to the explosions this morning in London, all West End shows have been cancelled for tonight.
UK Roundup - Edward Scissorhands, My Fair Lady, Annie Get Your Gun
Jun 29, 2005
Edward finally cuts his Scissorhands on stage, Sheffield revives Assassins and Rebecca Thornhill Gets Her Gun on tour
Anthony Sher's Primo Opens at the Music Box, July 11
Jun 28, 2005
Sir Anthony Sher's adaptation of a memoir by the Italian writer, chemist and Holocaust survivor of the title, Primo will open at the Music Box Theatre on July 11th
Brown's Parade Has UK Premiere at Edinburgh, Aug 9-28
Jun 21, 2005
Jason Robert Brown's Parade will make its UK debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival from August 9th to 28th
Brown's Parade Has UK Premiere at Edinburgh, Aug 9-28
Jun 21, 2005
Jason Robert Brown's Parade will make its UK debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival from August 9th to 28th
Barrowman will Star in London Few Good Men with Lowe
Jun 17, 2005
John Barrowman has signed on to appear alongside Rob Lowe in the upcoming London production of Aaron Sorkin's A Few Good Men, which opens at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket on September 6th
Savior Plays July 19-Aug 7 as Part of Midtown Theatre Fest
Jun 17, 2005
Daniel R. O'Brien's play Savior will run from July 19th to August 7th at the Workshop Theatre as part of the Midtown InterNational Theatre Festival
UK News: John Mahoney leads Mamet's Romance in London
Jun 12, 2005
John Mahoney leads cast in European premiere of David Mamet's Romance
UK News: Stephen Dillane's solo Macbeth, 10 perfs only
Jun 12, 2005
For 10 performances only, the British premiere of Stephen Dillane's solo Macbeth
Bennett and Hytner Team Up for History Boys Film
Jun 10, 2005
A film version of Alan Bennett's The History Boys will be brought to the screen with Nicholas Hytner once again directing
UK Roundup - Guys and Dolls, Spamalot, Michael Ball
Jun 8, 2005
Ewan McGregor opens in Guys and Dolls, Scrooge fills a festive gap, Mackintosh brings the RSC to London, Spamalot plans a transfer and Michael Ball returns to the radio..
2005 Tony Award Winner Speeches
Jun 6, 2005
All the speeches from all of last night's big winners!
Aquila Theatre Company Presents Twelth Night, June 17-Aug 21
Jun 2, 2005
The Aquila Theatre Company will stage a new version of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night to run for a limited engagement from June 17th to August 21st
Jackman Takes Boy from Oz to Australia Next Year
May 30, 2005
Hugh Jackman will repeat his performance as the Boy from Oz' title role when the show comes to Sydney and Melbourne next year

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