Focus Features has nabbed the film rights to Peter Hedges' new tome "The Heights" for the multi-hyphenate to adapt, direct and produce.
Focus Features has nabbed the film rights to Peter Hedges' new tome "The Heights" for the multihyphenate to adapt, direct and produce.
Passover plus Easter equaled big Broadway B.O. last week, with total sales shooting up by a hefty 18%.
Venerable legit and opera helmer Robert Wilson has picked up the 2010 Jerome Robbins Award, which comes with a cash prize of $100,000.
The Broadway production of Talulah Bankhead bio-play "Looped" will shutter April 11 after logging disappointing sales.
Magnolia Pictures has acquired North American rights to documentary "Freakonomics," planning to release it theatrically in the fall.
Off Broadway's Signature Theater will finish off its 2010-11 season, devoted entirely to the work of Tony Kushner, with the playwright's 1989 outing "The Illusion."
Edie Falco and Alison Pill will star in an Off Broadway production of Chloe Moss' play "This Wide Night" in the spring.
Roundabout Theater Company will replace its scuttled Broadway revival of "Lips Together, Teeth Apart."
Two Broadway-bound musicals are among the nominees for Off Broadway's Lucille Lortel Awards.
During the past decade, about 80% of the plays that debuted at the annual Humana Fest have gone on to future lives, with 15 outings from the last five years showing up in Gotham. Gina Gionfriddos…