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    "Playbill" Exits "Cabaret," Returns As "Showbill"

    Come to the "Cabaret," but don't come with a program. That was the wish of British director Sam Mendes, who--in his quest to preserve the verisimilitude of his current Roundabout Theatre Company revival of the Kander-Ebb musical--instructed ushers to hand out Playbills at the end of the show, rather ...

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    TDF Executive Director Jack Goldstein - Puts Theatre Development First

    Now a full year into his role as executive director of the Theatre Development Fund (TDF), Jack Goldstein speaks with a proactive, positive tone. His words reveal how his analytical skills and supportive management strategy make him well-suited to run this complex organization.

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    SAG Nods: Nicholson, Hunt, NBC

    Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt were once again told that their big screen performances were "As Good as It Gets" at Sunday's Screen Actors Guild awards, while "The Full Monty" surprised the crowd with an underdog win for best ensemble

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    LONDON CALLING : The Good News First

    A £56 billion increase in public expenditure, announced July 14 by Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown, targets health and education (and is intended, according to cynics, to encourage voters to return the Labor government for a second term). Evidently in response to widespread criticism of Labor's apparent neglect ...

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    Ex-Tony Voters File Action

    Three disenfranchised members of the League of American Theatres and Producers have filed a petition in New York State Supreme Court to obtain league corporate records for their inspection. The petitioners, Stephen G. Wells, Gail Berman-Masters, and Seth L. Schapiro, had first requested the records Sept. 9, in connection with ...

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    Library Holds Last Bazaar of The Century

    The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center will hold its annual performing arts bazaar on Jan. 11, from 10:30 am to 4 pm. Due to the library's upcoming two-year renovation, it will be the last such bazaar of the 20th

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    2001 SUMMER SEASON

    The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum will hold Equity auditions and a non-required open call for non-union performers for its 2001 summer season. Season to include: Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, Medea, The Cradle Will Rock. Dir. Ellen Geer, Heidi Davis. Rehearsals start Apr. 19. Season runs Apr. 30-Oct. 21 ...

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    Tony Awards Set for June 4 - Eligibility Cutoff May 3; Venue, Host Not Yet Announced

    The Antoinette Perry (Tony) Awards for the 1999-2000 Broadway Season will be handed out June 4, at a venue to be announced later this week. A host had not been set by press time, Tony spokesman Tom Chioto told Back

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    COMBINED AUDITIONS: TAKING STOCK - What's That You're Wearing?... Can We Talk?

    A strange phenomenon occurred at the 1998 combined auditions: Everyone wore black. Well, maybe not everyone‹but at least three out of every five performers at NETC in Boston, and at New York's StrawHat auditions. Really. And we're not only talking about women; all the men looked like ...