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Midway through the 2009-10 Broadway season, two key points are etched in stone: It takes more than good reviews to survive on the Rialto, and in an uncertain economy, star power is the best insurance.
Justin Bartha appears poised to make his Broadway debut, stepping into the role originally announced for T.R. Knight in the upcoming revival of "Lend Me a Tenor," directed by Stanley Tucci.
Two Gotham-bound shows that met a mixed response from critics in their Chicago tryouts are now busy retooling before their New York bows.
The 1980s brought the rise of the imported Brit mega-musical -- think "Cats" and "The Phantom of the Opera."
Kristin Scott Thomas has dropped out of the upcoming Paris production of "A Little Night Music" due to a foot injury.
Mayor Bloomberg on Tuesday announced a $25 million contribution from New York City to establish a new home for Off Broadway mainstay Signature Theater Company that's expected to be completed by 2012.
Megan Mullally and Patton Oswalt will star in a revival of Terrence McNally's "Lips Together, Teeth Apart," to be produced on Broadway by Roundabout Theater Company at the American Airlines Theater.