The 2000-10 season definitively proved that a hit play can gross like a musical, if it has the right ingredients: star casting, a demand-boosting limited run and premium-priced tickets.
The Mormon musical by the South Park creators has bypassed Off Broadway in favor of Broadway, where the show will premiere next year.
Dispute could be first move in an attempt by the dancers' union to play a larger role on the Rialto.
The creators of Broadway hit "Jersey Boys" are suing a touring show.
Alicia Keys and Whoopi Goldberg are among those tapped to serve as jurors for Tribeca fest.
Hugh Jackman and Alicia Silverstone have signed on to the cast of "Butter," the Weinstein Company comedy set to begin production later this month.
Aaron Eckhart, America Ferrera, Gary Ross, Alicia Keys and Whoopi Goldberg are among those tapped to serve as one of 35 jurors for the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival.
David Binder and Barbara Whitman will produce a July reading of "The Last Dance," a developing tuner about growing older.
The Pulitzer win for "Next to Normal" looks poised to give the show's national profile a boost.
The influx of Broadway's spring break visitors slowed a bit last week, with the majority of shows on the boards posting declines.
Kate Walsh will topline Off Broadway play "Dusk Rings a Bell" in an Atlantic Theater Company production opening in May.