The search for Holly Golightly’s cat, and other theatre in the news
The stories theatre lovers are talking about this week.
1. Like herding cats? Well, try it on Broadway by Stephanie Clifford [Theater.NYTimes.com]
March 4, 2013
Four days before previews, the cast and crew of the new Broadway version of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” were putting the finishing touches on the show’s blocking, lighting and costumes. But on this final day of February, there remained one gaping hole: the director still hadn’t cast the role of Holly Golightly’s cat.
It is not, thankfully, a speaking role. But the requirements are stiff. ...
2. Tribes, with original cast members, begins L.A. run by Adam Hetrick [Playbill.com]
February 27, 2013
Tribes, British playwright Nina Raine's drama about a deaf man seeking a new life outside his dysfunctional family, debuts in Los Angeles Feb. 27 following an acclaimed New York run. Members of the original Off-Broadway cast, including Russell Harvard, Susan Pourfar, Will Brill and Gayle Rankin, reunite for the West Coast engagement at the Mark Taper Forum. ...
3. Susan Smith Blackburn Prize 2012-13 finalists announced [BroadwayWorld.com]
March 2, 2013
The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, co-founded by Susan's sister and husband, Emilie S. Kilgore and William Blackburn, honors an outstanding new English-language play by a woman each year. For well over three decades, the prize has encouraged women playwrights and drawn attention to notable new works. Many of the winners have gone on to receive other honors, including Olivier, Lilly and Tony Awards for best play. ...
4. Photo coverage: Go inside Cinderella's opening night party by Walter McBride [BroadwayWorld.com]
March 4, 2013
Rodgers and Hammerstein's celebrated musical, Cinderella, originally written for television in 1957, opened last night, March 3, at the Broadway Theatre. BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the whole night of glamour and romance. Check out the photos of the cast celebrating opening night!