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Charles Kimbrough, Anchor Jim Dial on ‘Murphy Brown,’ Dies at 86

Charles Kimbrough, the Emmy-nominated actor best known for his splendid decade-long portrayal of staid network anchor Jim Dial on Murphy Brown, has died. He was 86. Kimbrough died Jan. 11 in Culver City, his son, John Kimbrough, told The New York Times. A veteran of the stage, Kimbrough received a Tony Award nomination in 1971 […]

‘Merrily We Roll Along’ Revival Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff to Move to Broadway in the Fall

The Off-Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez, will move to Broadway in the fall.  The production, directed by Maria Friedman, is currently playing a sold-out run at New York Theatre Workshop through Jan. 22. It came to New York after runs on London’s West […]

‘Merrily We Roll Along’ Theater Review: Daniel Radcliffe and Jonathan Groff Lead a Buoyant Revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Flawed Jewel

Tony winner Lindsay Mendez rounds out the central trio in Maria Friedman’s heartfelt production, which is strongly tipped to move to Broadway.

Antonyo Awards Set In-Person Ceremony at Apollo Theater for 2022 (Exclusive)

The annual Antonyo Awards, which celebrate Black theater artists on and off Broadway, is going in-person for its second edition. Presented by Broadway Black, the show, honoring the work of Broadway and Off Broadway creatives, will host its 2022 ceremony at the Apollo Theater. The live event will take place Oct. 10 at the legendary […]

Critic’s Appreciation: The Rapture and Relevance of Stephen Sondheim

The hugely influential composer and lyricist behind such landmark shows as ‘Sweeney Todd,’ ‘Company’ and ‘Sunday in the Park With George’ leaves a monumental legacy that will live on and continue to bloom afresh.

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In the Heights’: Film Review

The musical that put 'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda on the map gets splashy big-screen treatment from director Jon M. Chu, with an ensemble cast led by Anthony Ramos and Corey Hawkins.

G.W. Mercier, Tony-Nominated Set and Costume Designer, Dies at 66

His stage credits included 'Fences,' 'Lemon Sky' and 'Juan Darién: A Carnival Mass.'

Bill C. Davis, ‘Mass Appeal’ Playwright and Screenwriter, Dies at 69

He adapted his Broadway drama into a 1984 movie that starred Jack Lemmon.

Artios Awards: Casting Directors for ‘The Boys,’ ‘Pose,’ ‘Watchmen’ Among TV Nominees

The Casting Society of America also announced its theater, short film and short-form series nominees.

Mitch Douglas, Longtime ICM Literary Agent, Dies at 78

Mitch Douglas, a literary agent who spent three decades at ICM and represented the likes of Tennessee Williams, Graham Greene, Arthur Miller, Lanford Wilson and Howard Koch, has died. He was 78.

Murray Schisgal, ‘Luv’ Playwright and Oscar-Nominated ‘Tootsie’ Screenwriter, Dies at 93

Murray Schisgal, the comedy writer who received two Tony nominations for his work on the 1960s Broadway hit Luv and an Oscar nomination for his contribution to the screenplay for Tootsie, has died. He was 93.

John McCormack, Longtime Off-Broadway Artistic Director, Dies at 61

John McCormack, who nurtured emerging writers, directors, actors and designers on the New York not-for-profit theater scene for nearly four decades, has died. He was 61.