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Off-Broadway Theater

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  • Reading International switches tracks from its railroad past

    Reading International switches tracks from its railroad past
    The Reading Railroad company that most people know from the Monopoly board game is still going strong, but it's not laying down tracks any more. What is now Reading International Inc. has turned into a Los Angeles firm that runs cinema complexes and...
  • Stanley Chase, Producer of 'Threepenny Opera,' Dies at 87

    Producer Stanley Chase died Oct. 7 in Santa Monica at the age of 87. A native of New York City, Chase's career spanned theater, television and film, beginning as a script analyst at CBS. Chase went on to produce the Kurt Weill-Bertold Brecht off-Broadway...
  • Cedar Crest's "Cowgirls" playful and fun

    Cedar Crest's "Cowgirls" playful and fun
    Cedar Crest College’s production of the off-Broadway musical comedy “Cowgirls,” was a playful mix of country and classical with a couple of over the top personalities thrown in for fun. Anchored by Jasmine Buhtanic as a forceful Jo...
  • Shuler Hensley will lead 'Grinch' tour

    Shuler Hensley will lead 'Grinch' tour
    Tony Award-winner Shuler Hensley will play the mean, green Grinch in the national tour of “Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical” at the Chicago Theatre this fall, the venue has announced. Though a veteran of...
  • Michael Goldberg, Who Scripted Jamaican Bobsled Film 'Cool Runnings,' Dies at 55

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Michael Goldberg, writer, director and producer best known for his screenplay for "Cool Runnings," the comedy about the Jamaican Olympic bobsled team, died in Studio City, Calif., on October 2, following a battle with brain and...
  • THEATER

    THEATER
    “The Marvelous Wonderettes”: The off-Broadway musical, a co-production with Boca’s Slow Burn Theatre Company and the Broward Center, will open Thursday at the Abdo New River Room (201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale). The show, closing...
  • Theater: Six-foot invisible rabbit on stage at DeSales

    A Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a giant, invisible rabbit opens Act 1's 45th season at DeSales University in Center Valley. "Harvey," Mary Chase's comedy of errors, is about Elwood P. Dowd, a charismatic man who makes friends wherever he goes. But...
  • Stage Left Theatre prepares for season debut

    Peter Pagliaro, artistic director of Stage Left Theatre, Boynton Beach's only live stage theater, is busy preparing for its upcoming season. With a major makeover, a new proscenium stage, new curtains and bathrooms, all new stage lighting and a wall-size...
  • Theater: Real-life couple anchor Pennsylvania Playhouse's 'I Love You'

    Theater: Real-life couple anchor Pennsylvania Playhouse's 'I Love You'
    It's fitting that a couple who have been in love with each other, as well as the theater, for decades anchors the Pennsylvania Playhouse production of "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change!" opening Friday. The show also marks the return to the...
  • Toronto: Anna Kendrick's 'Last 5 Years' Bought for North America

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In one of the first deals at the Toronto Film Festival, Radius has taken North American rights on Anna Kendrick-Jeremy Jordan musical "The Last 5 Years." Radius plans to release the film on Valentine's Day in the U.S. next...
  • Theater: Munopco to present 'Funny Girl'

    Theater: Munopco to present 'Funny Girl'
    Allentown's oldest community theater, Munopco Theatre Company, returns with its first full-scale musical in several years with "Funny Girl," the Broadway show that made a star of Barbra Streisand and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. "Funny Girl" is...