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  • Here's the Hook: 'Starcatcher' tour seems at home

    Here's the Hook: 'Starcatcher' tour seems at home
    Joey deBettencourt, who stars in the excellent national touring company of "Peter and the Starcatcher," was, just a matter of months ago, working in such small Chicago companies as the Griffin Theatre. The ease with which deBettencourt assumes the title...
  • Chicago faces fly in 'Peter and the Starcatcher' tour

    Chicago faces fly in 'Peter and the Starcatcher' tour
    NEW YORK — Rick Elice and Roger Rees are a quintessential New York couple. So much so, in fact, that their apartment, located on Central Park West on Manhattan's Upper West Side, served as a model for the lighting design in Terrence McNally's...
  • 'Peter And The Starcatcher' At Bushnell: Alarmingly Good Fun

    'Peter And The Starcatcher' At Bushnell: Alarmingly Good Fun
    The show: “Peter and the Starcatcher” at Hartford’s Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. What makes it special?: The national tour of the family-friendly Broadway play (with a bit of music). First impressions?: Man, 19 degrees is...
  • The Playful Spirit Behind 'Peter And The Starcatcher'

    The Playful Spirit Behind  'Peter And The Starcatcher'
    The kid spirit in putting together "Peter and the Starcatcher" was not unlike the gang of Lost Boys that are featured in this playful prequel to "Peter Pan." The process, which started seven years ago with casual discussions, eventually turned into a...
  • Behind the Scenes of Broadway's YouTube Musical Comedy About Gays in Russia

    Harvey Fierstein, Andrew Rannells, Michael Urie, Roger Rees, Jonathan Groff, Laura Benanti: All of these familiar Broadway faces, and a ton more, got together to put on a show. Making the rounds online ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics, "Russian Broadway...
  • 'Peter and the Starcatcher' writer Rick Elice flying high

     'Peter and the Starcatcher' writer Rick Elice flying high
    NEW YORK — Playwright Rick Elice calls the memorabilia-filled study in his Upper West Side apartment "the garage." It's a good term for the workshop of a self-described workaholic whose method is a combination of technical rigor, restless...
  • Lively 'Peter and the Starcatcher' make us believers again

    Lively 'Peter and the Starcatcher' make us believers again
    These days it seems as though every time I turn around there's another installment of the Peter Pan story. Next stop for that flighty green-garbed spotlight-chaser: his own reality TV series, "The Real Lost Boys of Neverland," followed by a special...
  • Tony Awards Tackle Eligibility for Broadway's Fall Titles

    Mark Rylance and Samuel Barnett, two major players in this season's much-lauded and recently profitable revivals of "Twelfth Night" and "Richard III," won't compete with themselves in the same category for Tony nominations, according to a new ruling...
  • L.A. theater openings, Dec. 1-8: 'Peter and the Starcatcher' opens

    L.A. theater openings, Dec. 1-8: 'Peter and the Starcatcher' opens
    "Peter and the Starcatcher" alights at the Ahmanson, Bette Midler portrays super-agent Sue Mengers, and Brian Dennehy is "The Steward of Christendom." Plus, a stocking stuffed full of seasonally -themed shows. Celebrating the Holidays with The Lion King...
  • Jenny Gersten To Leave Williamstown Theatre Festival

    Jenny Gersten, artistic director of Williamstown Theatre Festival -- the venerable summer theater program in the Massachusetts Berkshires -- will step down at the end of the year to become executive director of Friends of the Highline, the non-profit...
  • Ewan McGregor Set For Broadway Debut Next Year

    Because it's never too early to start booking big-name stars for Broadway stints, the Roundabout Theater Company has set Ewan McGregor to make his Main Stem debut in its revival of "The Real Thing," now set to open at the American Airlines Theater in...
  • Ewan McGregor to star in 'The Real Thing' on Broadway

    Ewan McGregor to star in 'The Real Thing' on Broadway
    Ewan McGregor will make his Broadway debut next year in a revival production of Tom Stoppard's "The Real Thing," produced by the Roundabout Theatre Company in New York.  McGregor will play the role of Henry, a playwright, in Stoppard's 1982 drama that...