Sunday, August 28, 2016

Interviews: Bachelorette Scribe Leslye Headland Explores the Dark Side of Sex and Intimacy in The Layover

The newest play from the creator of Bachelorette and Sleeping With Other People is anything but a rom-com.

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Saturday, August 27, 2016

Interviews: Peter Reckell Revisits His Theater Days in The Fantasticks

The soap opera star brings 35 years of perspective to his second turn with the iconic musical.

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Friday, August 26, 2016

Theater News: Christopher Chen's Caught Extends at La MaMa

Jennifer Lim stars in the New York premiere.

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Theater News: Carmen Cusack, John Lloyd Young, and More to Pay Tribute to Scorsese Film Scores

For the Record: Scorsese — American Crime Requiem opens the Wallis season with Broadway talent.

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Theater News: Vineyard Theatre Executive Producer to Step Down

The organization will search for a new leader.

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Photo Flash: Annie Parisse and More Open in Leslye Headland's The Layover

Trip Cullman directs the new dark comedy at Second Stage Theatre.

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Film News: Sam Mendes in Talks to Direct Disney's Live-Action James and the Giant Peach

The Oscar-winning stage and screen director may join Disney's next live-action project.

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Final Bow: Les Misérables' Chris McCarrell Looks Back on His Ultimate Broadway Promotion

From the ensemble to center stage on Broadway, McCarrell has seen the musical's latest revival through it all.

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Video Flash: Flashback Friday: Jennifers Hudson and Holliday Are Telling You…

From Dreamgirls to The Color Purple, they love doubling down on the same roles.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Review: The Layover

A brief encounter at the airport becomes a dangerous obsession in Leslye Headland's latest play.

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Theater News: A Day by the Sea

The Mint Theater Company revives a rarely seen play from 1953.

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Film News: Helen Mirren in Talks to Join Disney's Starry Nutcracker Film

Mirren would costar alongside Keira Knightley and Misty Copeland.

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Photo Flash: Avenue Q Receives a Portrait at the Palm Restaurant

The cast celebrates the show's 13th anniversary.

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Theater News: Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo Othello Announces Dates

The New York Theatre Workshop production will also star Rachel Brosnahan.

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Theater News: Cheryl Ann Allen to Star in I'm a New Yorker at Don't Tell Mama

Alan Menken lends songs to the new Ian Finkel production.

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Theater News: Coriolanus and The Government Inspector Set for Red Bull Theater

A one-night performance of Tartuffe, starring Reg Rogers and Dana Ivey, will kick off the 2016-17 season.

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Theater News: Finn Wittrock to Lead Shakespeare & Company Reading of Hamlet

Wittrock will return to Broadway this spring in The Glass Menagerie.

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Theater News: Paula Vogel's Acclaimed Indecent Aiming for Broadway

Vogel's drama had its New York premiere earlier this year.

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Music News: Paramour Announces Broadway Cast Album Release Date

The Golden Age musical brings Cirque du Soleil its first original Broadway cast recording.

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Theater News: Hamilton's New Angelica, Mandy Gonzalez, Sets Start Date

Gonzalez will take over the role from Tony winner Renée Elise Goldsberry.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Photo Flash: Meet the New Touring Company of Jonathan Larson's Rent

The musical will hit the road to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

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Cabaret News: Finding Neverland Veteran Chris Dwan to Lead New Cabaret

Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck is among the special guests who will join the star in Waste of Space at Feinstein's/54 Below.

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Theater News: Beverly Hills, 90210 Musical Heading Off-Broadway

The show comes from the creators of Full House! The Musical and Bayside! The Musical

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Theater News: Jennifer Holliday to Join the Cast of Broadway's The Color Purple

The Tony and Grammy winner will step into the role of Shug Avery in John Doyle's production.

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Cabaret News: Stars of Something Rotten!, School of Rock, and More to Share Their Broadway Stories

Todd Buonopane hosts the Feinstein's/54 Below cabaret series.

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Film News: The King and I Film Celebrates 60th Anniversary With Returns to Cinemas

The two-day event will be part of Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies' TCM Big Screen Classics series.

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Review: Broadway Bounty Hunter

Annie Golden plays a mirror image of herself in a musical version of a fever dream.

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Theater News: Full Casting Announced for David Hare's Plenty, Starring Rachel Weisz and Corey Stoll

Emily Bergl, Byron Jennings, and more will also appear in the Public Theater's revival of the Tony-nominated drama.

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Theater News: The Boys From Syracuse to Receive Free Concert Performance in Boston

The revamped Rodgers and Hart musical will perform at the DCR Memorial Hatch Shell.

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Review: FringeNYC 2016: Algorithmism; ChipandGus; Colorblind'd

This is TheaterMania's fourth and final review roundup from the 2016 New York International Fringe Festival.

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Theater News: Broadway's Chicago Set for Central Park SummerStage Performance

The current cast will take part in the free performance.

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