The Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, N.J., hosted the fifth annual Rising Star awards ceremony June 13, recognizing outstanding students in high schools theatre productions statewide, as well as the teachers who supplied the productions' design and
1997 MAC and Back Stage Bistro Awards winners, "The Accidentals" will give free performances of Christmas carols in the Winter Garden at the World Financial Center Dec. 12, 13, and 19 from 1-2:30
Young Playwrights, an organization founded in 1981 by Stephen Sondheim to introduce young people to the professional theatre and to encourage their self-expression through the craft of playwriting, will hold its second Young Playwrights Urban Retreat, July 17-25. The program is open to motivated writers, ages 16-21. Tuition is $1 ...
The world's first performing arts center designed specifically for jazz has been launched. Jazz at Lincoln Center, the largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit jazz organization, globally, is spearheading the $103 million, 100,000-square-foot facility, scheduled to open in the fall of
Two recent arbitrations over bus-and-truck tours have favored Actors' Equity Association over the League of American Theatres and
The Screen Actors Guild has cited "a substantial deficit" in a fiduciary trust account at the major commercial talent agency J. Michael Bloom & Associates. The deficit apparently occurred a year or more before new owners purchased the agency in 1998. The guild has responded to the deficit discovery by taking ...
Plenty more is on the burner for the fall, as well. A rundown of current and upcoming projects
In the sprightly Ross Hunter film farce I'd Rather Be Rich (1964), Sandra Dee must choose between her real fianc (Andy Williams) and an imposter (Robert Goulet) whom she enlisted to appease her dying grandfather. The dilemma is resolved when she realizes that Goulet's character quite literally makes ...