By Robert Viagas
and Ernio Hernandez and Anne Bradley
28 May 2013
1958 Charles Laughton returns to the London stage after a 22 year absence in The Party. He also directs this Jane Arden play about an alcoholic. Albert Finney, Joyce Redman, and Ann Lynn are also in the cast.
1987 Off-Broadway's The Public Theater was transformed into Studio B of Cleveland radio station WTLK as Eric Bogosian's Talk Radio airs live to its New York viewing audience. Frederick Zollo directs a cast that features Bogosian himself as a talk show host who undergoes an identity crisis during a broadcast. The play will make its Broadway debut in 2007 with Liev Schreiber in the lead.
1998 Following his 1996 Tony Award for Best Choreography for his rap, tap and soul revue, Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk, Savion Glover takes his talents Downtown. At the Off-Broadway Variety Arts Theatre, Savion Glover/Downtown officially opens. This tap jam session also stars members of his recently formed company, Not Your Ordinary Tappers (NYOT).