Tuesday, May 06, 2008

World o' theatre news round-up.

- Theatre producer Garth Drabinsky's trial has finally begun, just as his 1727-seat "Folly" in Toronto prepares to host its first musical in over eight years. If the allegations of "large-scale accounting fraud" at Livent are proven, then Drabinsky really put the imp in impresario. (Guess Conrad Black won't be of much help this time.)

- Schiller skullduggery: Neither of the German playwright's purported skulls actually belong to him. Maybe they belong to Edward de Vere.

- In the New York Times, Charles Isherwood explains the difference between Off Broadway and Off Off Broadway.

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