The late-summer heat and humidity made all of New York sluggish last week -- and Broadway sales were no exception.
"Burn the Floor" won't be cooling off anytime soon: The ballroom dance showcase, originally announced for a 12-week Broadway engagement, will now play the Longacre Theater until January.
Tuner "Irving Berlin's White Christmas" has confirmed it'll be back for a second holiday run on Broadway, returning to the Marquis Theater for a run of about eight weeks.
A new play by David Ives and a production of a Russian play toplined by Dianne Wiest are among the productions lined up for the 2009-10 season at Off Broadway's Classic Stage Company.
For a minute there, it looked like nonprofit theaters around the country were going to fall like dominos.
Broadway sales slowed down a bit in week 12 (Aug. 10-16) -- as they often do during the tail end of the summer.
Rhea Perlman and her daughter, Lucy DeVito, have signed on to appear in "Love, Loss and What I Wore," the upcoming Off Broadway production by Nora and Delia Ephron.
Lynn Nottage, Kia Corthron and Ruby Dee are among the scribes contributing short plays to "The River Crosses Rivers," an anthology of 13 works penned by women of color.
Hunter Foster is among the thesps who will appear in "Ordinary Days," the small-scale new musical getting a run as part of the Roundabout Underground program.
John Lithgow and Jennifer Ehle will topline the world preem of "Mr. and Mrs. Fitch," the latest play by Douglas Carter Beane ("The Little Dog Laughed," "Xanadu").
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%