Camryn Manheim has joined the Public Theater's upcoming Shakespeare in the Park production of "Romeo and Juliet." Thesp ("The Practice") will play the Nurse in a cast led by Lauren Ambrose ("Six Feet…
Add two more names to the "Xanadu" cast list: Jackie Hoffman ("Hairspray") and Mary Testa join Kerry Butler and Tony Roberts in the new tuner based on the 1980 cult flop pic about two guys, a muse…
Patrick Swayze and Melissa Gilbert will topline the pre-production workshop presentation of "Prairie," a new tuner based on the "Little House on the Prairie" series of books.
David Rabe, Theresa Rebeck, Jose Rivera, Will Eno and Warren Leight are among the legit scribes participating in the two-week one-act fest, "Armed and Naked in America: A Naked Angels Issues Project."
This summer the Roundabout won't visit "The Home Place," but will go "Beyond Glory" instead. The nonprofit's production of Brian Friel's "Home Place" -- originally skedded for a summer run at the…
Rising young legit scribes dominate the Playwrights Horizons 2007-08 sked, with Sarah Ruhl, Adam Bock and Kate Fodor among the names with new plays on the bill.
Suddenly, everyone's talking about Broadway in China. Spurred by a report in Crain's Monday of an impending announcement from Rialto landlords and producers the Nederlander Organization, legiters…
Is Steven Spielberg helping to usher in Aaron Sorkin's return to Broadway? It's looking likely, with chatter surfacing on both coasts that Spielberg is joining Broadway producing org Dodger…
A play-heavy spring on Broadway picked up the pace with two openings last week.
Last week temperatures in Gotham climbed back up out of winter lows, while Broadway began an ascent from the dip it took during the prior frame.
MTV Networks is getting into the legit biz: Old-school rock channel VH1 Classic has partnered on the upcoming '80s-rock tuner "Rock of Ages," aiming to open Off Broadway in the fall.