WHO David Hyde Pierce and Sigourney Weaver
THE PLAY "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike"
THE DEAL Christopher Durang's "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," which premiered last fall at Lincoln Center Theater's Off-Broadway space, will transfer to Broadway's Golden Theatre for a limited run, previewing March 5. The entire original cast, including David Hyde Pierce and Sigourney Weaver, will go along for the ride.
THE DEAL The new Broadway revival of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woof?" which received many critical accolades but largely failed to catch on with ticket buyers, will close March 3, despite a previous announcement that it would run through March 24. Not surprisingly, playwright Edward Albee derided the Great White Way as "junk" in a television interview with CBS Jan. 27.
WHO Tina Fey
THE PLAY "Mean Girls"
THE DEAL Here's a movie that might actually translate well into a stage musical. Tina Fey confirmed to E! News at the SAG Awards that a musical version of the 2004 movie "Mean Girls," for which she wrote the screenplay, is in the works. The movie starred a pre-fallout Lindsay Lohan, along with Rachel McAdams and Amanda Seyfried. Fey noted her husband, Jeff Richmond, who has written music for "30 Rock," also would be involved, and jokingly suggested that Mariah Carey should play the crazy mom of high school queen bee Regina George.