William Carden has taken the reigns at the Ensemble Studio Theater, the 36-year-old Gotham nonprofit whose founding a.d., Curt Dempster, died in January.
Downtown comedy-music-improv show "Don't Quit Your Night Job" is moving uptown, beginning a six-perf-per-week open-ended run at HA! Comedy Club in the theater district April 26.
Topical concerns were the topics of choice at the 31st annual Humana Festival of New American Plays, one of the oldest national marketplaces for producers and theaters shopping for original work.
Fresh off a sold-out run of his play "Jack Goes Boating" -- in a LAByrinth Theater Company production that stars Philip Seymour Hoffman -- scribe Bob Glaudini will kick off the next LAByrinth season…
The Paper Mill Playhouse has gone public with its financial woes. New Jersey regional announced in the Jersey press yesterday that it will be forced to shut its doors as soon as Friday if it doesn't…
When "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" goes to L.A., it's bringing its original Broadway cast with it. The Rialto tuner's Hollywood run, at the Wadsworth Theater May 24-June 17, will star…
Broadway maintained its spring bloom last week, with receipts boosted by well-attended new play offerings as well as growing biz for new tuners. "Les Miserables" ($665,549) had a particularly strong…
Sam Mendes, New York's Brooklyn Academy of Music and London's Old Vic have teamed for the Bridge Project, a three-year series of touring plays to be presented at BAM, the Old Vic and other…
Noises Off: Don't worry just yet about "A Moon for the Misbegotten," the Broadway transplant of the recent London revival starring Kevin Spacey.
The Mandarin-language production of Off Broadway longrunner "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" has set dates for a pit stop in Gotham, playing 23 perfs at the Westside Theater (the American…