Broadway’s Cort Theatre Turns 100


Broadway’s Cort Theatre, celebrates its 100th Anniversary today, December 20th, 2012.  The theatre, which opened on December 20, 1912 with a Peg O’My Heart starring Laurette Taylor, is currently home to the Broadway Premiere of Grace, which will end its limited engagement on January 6, 2013.  It will next be home to the […]

Austin Pendleton to Step in for an Injured Louis Zorich at CSC’s ‘Ivanov’

Austin Pendleton

Austin Pendleton will step into the role of Lebedev beginning today, Friday, October 26, in his production of Anton Chekhov’s Ivanov at Classic Stage Company. He will replace veteran actor Louis Zorich, who was forced to withdraw from the production after a foot injury.  Pendleton performed the role of Lebedev in a 1990 production at Yale Repertory.   […]

Chekhov’s Ivanov, Starring Ethan Hawke, Begins Performances


Anton Chekhov’s Ivanov begins performances today, October 17, at off-Broadway’s Classic Stage Company. The Classic Stage Company’s new production has already been extended by two weeks to Dec. 9 at CSC’s home on East 13th Street. Ethan Hawke plays the title role, sometimes referred to as “the Russian Hamlet.” Austin Pendleton directs. “What’s the matter […]

Phylicia Rashad to appear at 4th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition


Judges have been announced for the 4th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition, to be held on Monday, May 7th at the August Wilson Theatre. The event, which is free and open to the public, features high school students from Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh and Seattle performing monologues by the […]

Kenny Leon will work with students in upcoming monologue competition


The August Wilson Monologue Competition will be held on Monday, May 7th at 7p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre. Jujamcun Theaters and True Colors Theatre Company, under the direction of Kenny Leon (Stick Fly, Fences, The Mountaintop,) have announced the 4th annual event, which is free and open to the public. The competition […]