The 1980s brought the rise of the imported Brit mega-musical -- think "Cats" and "The Phantom of the Opera."
Gersh agent John Buzzetti has jumped to WME, where he'll head the theater department.
Producers of Gotham's annual Summer Play Festival of new legit works have announced a hiatus for 2010.
The Geffen Playhouse in L.A. has confirmed details of its early 2010 sked, including new casting for the Annette Bening topliner "The Female of the Species" and, at the org's smaller space, Ed Harris…
"Lend Me a Tenor" has been confirmed to land on Broadway this spring.
Alec Baldwin has donated $1 million to New York U.'s Tisch School of the Arts for the establishment of a scholarship fund that will be named after him.
Warren Carlyle has been tapped to provide the choreography and musical staging for the upcoming tuner "Pure Country," aiming to hit Broadway in the 2010-11 season.
Lincoln Center today opens a new atrium incorporating a box office that will sell day-of, discounted tickets to performances presented at all venues of the Gotham performing arts complex.
Director-actor David Cromer will return to playing the role of the Stage Manager in his Off Broadway staging of "Our Town" for a brief holiday stint.
Frank Wood ("Side Man"), Annie Parisse ("Becky Shaw") and Jeremy Shamos ("100 Saints You Should Know") are among the thesps who will appear in "Clybourne Park."
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