Karen Azenberg has been elected for a second three-year term as prexy of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, the legit helmers' union known as SDC.
Broadway prepped for its annual Thanksgiving bounty during Week 26 (Nov. 15-21), with a spike in sales at screen-to-stage tuner "Elf," ($862,995).
New musical "The Road to Qatar" will bow early next year at the York Theater Company, the Off Broadway company that received a profile boost last season thanks to the commercial pickup of its tuner…
The Araca Group has set dates for a five-night showcase of new plays, including one by "Urine-town" creator Greg Kotis.
IFC Films has picked up U.S. rights to "Yves Saint Laurent L'Amour Fou," the doc about fashion designer Saint Laurent and his longtime lover Pierre Berge.
Lorber Films has picked up North American rights to "The Woodmans," a doc centered on a family of artists.
Broadway slipped a bit last week -- but that couldn't dampen the Christmas spirit at "Elf."
Warner Bros. Theater Ventures on Broadway hasn't been on the Rialto since the short-lived Elton John tuner "Lestat" closed in 2006.
Composer-lyricist Douglas J. Cohen has picked up the 2010 Fred Ebb Award, the $50,000 prize named after the late lyricist Ebb ("Chicago," "The Scottsboro Boys").
Tribeca Film Institute will administer the new Robert De Niro Sr. Prize, to be awarded annually to a mid-career American painter.
Josh Gad, Nikki M. James and Andrew Rannells are among the thesps to have booked roles in upcoming Broadway tuner "The Book of Mormon."