The casting director of “Chicago” and “La Cage aux Folles” wanted to be on Broadway. A career in casting took him from Canada to the Big Apple and beyond.
Actor-playwright Michelle Ramoni’s “June and Nancy,” a Fringe entry about an extramarital lesbian love affair in 1950s Manhattan, though not uninteresting, is definitely ungainly.
A mixture of ghost stories andWeimarcabaret, “Hanafuda Denki,”Tokyo’s Ryuzanji Company’s adaptation of “The Threepenny Opera,” is sometimes inexplicable but always delightful.
John Stamos, currently appearing in "Gore Vidal's The Best Man" on Broadway, chatted with Backstage about playing the bad guy, working with James Earl Jones, and his future in musical theater.
VS. Theatre Company takes over the former site of the Black Dahlia Theatre.
Five Lesbian Brothers, the Theatre Development Fund, and Astoria Performing Arts Center will receive honorary awards at this year's New York Innovative Theatre Awards in September.
“City of Shadows” is a unique and compelling song cycle from the Fringe that makes use of haunting forensic photographs to paint an impression of life’s fragility and preciousness.
Vincent James Arcuri’s “Becoming Butch,” a one-man Fringe show, is a familiar gay self-acceptance tale related with such specificity and insight that it’s once again fresh.
Evan Sanderson’s “20 Somethings,” a Fringe Festival play about young people seeking a place to belong, is funny and touching though somewhat unoriginal.
CSA nominates CDs Bernard Telsey, Tara Rubin, Jim Carnahan, Francine Maisler, and more for 2012 awards honoring excellence in casting for theater, film, and television.