Sting to release album of new music Sept. 24

Sting to release album of new music Sept. 24

NEW YORK, June 5 (UPI) -- Sting's publicist says the British singer-songwriter is to release "The Last Ship," his first new album since 2003's "Sacred Love," Sept. 24.
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NEW YORK, May 31 (UPI) -- Bette Midler's one-woman show, "I'll Eat You Last," has recouped its initial Broadway investment of $2.4 million in just over eight weeks, producers announced.
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Bette Midler to play talent agent Sue Mengers in Broadway play

NEW YORK, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Singer-actress Bette Midler is to star in John Logan's new play, "I'll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers," the Broadway show's producers said Monday.
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'Assassins' reunion planned

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Mario Cantone, Michael Cerveris and Neil Patrick Harris will headline a benefit staging of the musical "Assassins," New York's Roundabout Theatre Company said.
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NEW YORK, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Megan Mullally and Patton Oswalt have signed up to star in the Broadway premiere production of "Lips Together, Teeth Apart," the show's producers said.
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Parton, Fonda, Tomlin gather for '9 to 5'

NEW YORK, May 1 (UPI) -- The stars of the 1980 hit movie "9 to 5" appeared in New York to attend the premiere of a new Broadway musical based on the film, observers said.

Nathan Lane to star in Mamet's 'November'

NEW YORK, June 8 (UPI) -- Nathan Lane has agreed to play the lead in "November," a political comedy by David Mamet scheduled to preview on New York's Broadway in December.

Menzel set to reprise 'Wicked' stage role

LONDON, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Stage actress Idina Menzel is set to reprise her Tony award-winning role as the witch Elphaba in a London production of the musical "Wicked."

Roberts, Rudd & Cooper to open 'Rain'

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Julia Roberts, Paul Rudd and Bradley Cooper will star in the new Broadway production of Richard Greenberg's "Three Days of Rain."

Julia Roberts to make Broadway debut

NEW YORK, July 29 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts says she will fulfill a dream by starring in a limited run Broadway theater production.

Back on Broadway: Lane and Broderick

NEW YORK, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, who helped make Mel Brooks' "The Producers" a major Broadway hit, will team up again for "The Odd Couple."

Broadway musical extends run

NEW YORK, June 15 (UPI) -- The Tony-award winning musical revival of Steven Sondheim's Assassins will extend its run until Sept. 12, playbill.com reports.

'Wicked' top Tony nominee with 10 nods

NEW YORK, May 10 (UPI) -- "Wicked," a Broadway musical about the origin of "Oz's" Wicked Witch of the West, is the top Tony Award nominee, earning nods in 10 categories.

First seasonal theater awards announced

NEW YORK, May 5 (UPI) -- The Outer Critics Circle named the Pulitzer Prize-winning solo play "I Am My Own Wife," as best play on Broadway and "Wicked," as best Broadway musical.
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Joseph Mantello (born 27 December 1962) is an American actor and director best known for his work on Broadway productions of Wicked, Take Me Out and Assassins, as well as earlier in his career being one of the original Broadway cast of Angels in America. Mantello directed The Ritz, his sixth production with playwright Terrence McNally, in 2007.

Mantello was born in Rockford, Illinois and studied at the North Carolina School of the Arts and started the Edge Theater in New York City with actress Mary-Louise Parker and writer Peter Hedges. He is a member of the Naked Angels theater company and an associate artist at the Roundabout Theatre Company.

Arthur Laurents (1975) · Michael Bennett (1976) · Martin Charnin (1977) · Peter Masterson / Tommy Tune / Stephen Schwartz (1978) · Harold Prince (1979) · Harold Prince (1980) · Wilford Leach (1981) · Tommy Tune (1982) · George Abbott (1983) · James Lapine (1984) · Wilford Leach (1986) · Mike Ockrent (1987) · Harold Prince (1988) · Tommy Tune (1990) · Scott Ellis (1991) · Jerry Zaks (1992) · Des McAnuff (1993) · Nicholas Hytner (1994) · Harold Prince (1995) · Christopher Renshaw (1996) · Walter Bobbie (1997) · Julie Taymor (1998) · Matthew Bourne (1999) · Michael Blakemore (2000) · Susan Stroman (2001) · Michael Mayer (2002) · Jack O'Brien (2003) · Joe Mantello (2004) · James Lapine (2005) · John Doyle (2006) · Michael Mayer (2007) · Bartlett Sher (2008) · Stephen Daldry (2009)

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