Actors’ Equity Association will honor the original ensemble of Disney’s “Newsies the Musical” with its sixth annual ACCA Award, the only industry honor for Broadway chorus members.
Joe DiPietro’s bittersweet romantic comedy about love among the geriatric set, “The Last Romance,” at Theatre 40, is well-acted but also slight, bland, and predictable.
Backstage member Tara Battani is a SAG-AFTRA actor who earned her B.A. in theater from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Tex., and has since booked several roles as a result of reading Backstage.
The intrepid Metropolitan Playhouse excavates another gem, “The Boss,” by Edward Sheldon, a 1911 study of rugged individualism run amok that resounds with contemporary echoes.
In the assured hands of director Paul Plunkett and a deft ensemble headed by Ruth Silveira’s soused theatrical doyenne, “The Coarse Acting Show” at Sacred Fools is a riotous satiric romp.
Annie Q discusses her title role in David Henry Hwang's "Golden Child," onstage now at the Signature Theater.
This year, the casts of “Annie,” “Bring it On,” “Elf,” “Nice Work If You Can Get It,” and “Cinderella” will perform.
On Nov. 26, Rooney’s organization, Zara Aina, will host its Big Ol’ Fancy Pants Inaugural Benefit at the 52nd Street Project Theater. Funds will help American artists join children in Madagascar to create and tour an original play.
Bruce Graham’s “The Outgoing Tide” is a poignant family drama, given an estimable if imperfect production with Michael Learned and Peter Strauss as a long-married couple facing Alzheimer’s.
Aléna Watters, a Broadway actor who is featured in Stephanie Riggs’ new documentary “The Standbys,” offers her advice for Broadway understudies.