Posted on 15 November 2011   Theater

Broadway’s ‘Porgy and Bess’ Scraps Happy Ending

Many changes are coming to Broadway's Porgy and Bess. Read More »
Posted on 14 November 2011   Theater

‘Ain’t Misbehavin’ Playing at Long Wharf Theatre

A brand new stage production of the jazz classic Ain’t Misbehavin’ is receiving major buzz. After 33 years, the musical is still attracting audiences and it’s more popular than ever with many productions popping up around the country. The latest production is currently playing at the Long Wharf Theater in New Haven (thru Nov 20).  The show is receiving rave reviews for... Read More »
Posted on 08 November 2011   Broadway, Theater

Broadway’s ‘Porgy And Bess’ Launches Website

The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess is coming to Broadway next month. A fancy new website was launched for the production yesterday. The newly revamped site includes a portal to purchase ticket to the show, multimedia galleries, and music streams featuring snippets of legendary songs like ‘Summertime.’ The revolutionary opera has been reworked for the Broadway stage by Tony-nominated director... Read More »
Posted on 05 November 2011   Theater

Shakeups at Broadway’s ‘The Mountaintop’

When Samuel L Jackson leaves to shoot his next film, producers Sonia Friedman and Jean Doumanian of Broadway’s The Mountaintop are considering recasting the play, which also stars Angela Bassett. The show has been extended one week and is now scheduled to end its limited run on Jan. 22 when Jackson leaves to begin filming his new movie. “It’s... Read More »
Posted on 01 November 2011   Theater

James Earl Jones Will Play a Former President in Broadway Production of ‘The Best Man’

Tony Award winner James Earl Jones will return the Broadway for the spring 2012 revival of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man. According to Playbill, “Jones (Fences, The Great White Hope, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Driving Miss Daisy) will play the former President of the United States. His endorsement of candidates is part of the plot of the political drama.... Read More »
Posted on 27 October 2011   Theater, UK

Thandie Newton Makes Stage Debut in West End Production of ‘Death and the Maiden’

Movie star Thandie Newton is currently starring in Ariel Dorfman‘s psychological stage play “Death and the Maiden” at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London’s West End (London’s Broadway, for American readers). Newton plays Paulina Salas, a former political prisoner trying to come to terms with her traumatizing past. When a stranger arrives at the isolated beach house she shares... Read More »
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