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This Week in Theater News

By Bennett Liebman

Historical Theaters Seek State Support

Historical theaters join forces to seek state support | The Ithacan

Black Theatre Troup of Upstate NY at Capital Rep, Black Theatre Troupe of Upstate NY makes a place for Black, People of Color to perform on local stage and beyond – Spotlight News

Spelling Bee Restarts in Ohio

Cardinal School Board reverses musical decision, practices can resume – News-Herald

Bad Audience Behavior

Physical Assault, Vomit in the Aisles, Stalking in the Streets: Why Audience Misbehavior Has Gotten Out of Hand | Playbill

Recovering from COVID

U.S. theater never recovered after COVID — now change is a must : NPR

Florida and Drag Shows

Florida Wants To Revoke a Theater's Liquor License Over a Drag Show (

Bad Cinderella Partnership

‘Bad Cinderella’ announces partnership with digital collectibles marketplace | Broadway News

Colman Domingo as Fat Ham Producer

Colman Domingo joins ‘Fat Ham’ producing team | Broadway News

Opening Actors; Equity

Actors’ Equity’s open membership program becomes permanent | Broadway News

La La to Broadway

Oscar-winning movie musical ‘La La Land’ will be adapted for the stage | Broadway News

More LaLa on Broadway

Musical adaptation of 'La La Land' is dancing its way to Broadway | CNN

Alex Brightman and Cynthia Nixon, Alex Brightman on the new play he is developing with Cynthia Nixon | Broadway News

Digital Here to Stay

Why Broadway digital theater streaming is here to stay - Los Angeles Times (

Why So Little Streaming

Why Aren't More Shows on Broadway Being Live Streamed? | Playbill

Box Office Decline

Broadway box office sees a February decline | Broadway News

Lorraine Hansberry Revival

A revived 1964 Broadway play has a message for Seattle liberals | Crosscut

Into the Woods Grammy

'Into the Woods' wins Best Musical Theater Album — plus more Broadway Grammy wins | Broadway News

Obit for Burt Bachrach

Burt Bacharach, Whose Buoyant Pop Confections Lifted the ’60s, Dies at 94 - The New York Times (

Jazz Age and Some Like It Hot

How ‘Some Like It Hot’ Tunes In to the Jazz Age - The New York Times (

Lucy Review

‘Lucy’ Review: There’s Something About the Babysitter - The New York Times (

Fighting Aids

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS awards over $2.8 million in grants after fall campaign | Broadway News

Cleveland Play House Cancellation

Disturbing details emerge as to why show canceled at Cleveland Play House — OnStage Blog

Cleveland Play House Sexual Assault

‘I’m Back Now’ director says she left play after Cleveland Play House mishandled sexual assault of cast member -

Oscar Hammerstein Bios

Book Review: ‘Oscar Hammerstein II and the Invention of the Musical,’ by Laurie Winer - The New York Times (

Black Theater in NY

Black Theater in New York Over Two Centuries – New York Theater

Bake Off Musical

Rehearsal images released for The Great British Bake Off Musical | London Theatre Direct

Russian Plays and War, In Russian Plays, Don’t Mention the War - The New York Times (

Reviews from Pictures from Home

Review Roundup: PICTURES FROM HOME Opens On Broadway, Starring Nathan Lane, Danny Burstein & Zoë Wanamaker (

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