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.
Many theatergoers weren't expecting the New York Philharmonic's four-night-only "concert-reading" of "My Fair Lady" to be a completely costumed and choreographed affair, with all the actors off-book…
The Phantom will be back. Andrew Lloyd Webber confirmed he'll write a sequel to "The Phantom of the Opera," his 1988 mega-tuner that last year surpassed the composer's "Cats" as the longest-running…
There's nothing more irritating for regular theatergoers than reaching a climactic, emotional moment in a play -- only to have it interrupted by the piercing ring of a cell phone. But legiters who…
Noises Off: "In the Heights" is one of the most costly Off Broadway productions in recent memory -- a new tuner with a big cast of 22 and an orchestra of seven, all in an out-of-the-way 499-seat…
"American Idol" may be a ratings powerhouse vs. "The Oprah Winfrey Show" -- "Idol" registers approximately 35 million viewers while "Oprah" attracts a relatively paltry 7 million -- but when it comes…
"The Most Happy Fella," "West Side Story," and Broadway vets George Hearn, Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald and Brian Stokes Mitchell are among the attractions offered by the 2007 Ravinia Festival, the…
Mikhail Baryshnikov and downtown legit names Rinde Eckert, Ivo Van Hove, JoAnne Akalaitis and Elevator Repair Service are on the slate of New York Theater Workshop's 25th anni season.
Tony Roberts has signed on to join the cast of the upcoming tuner version of "Xanadu." Roberts will play Danny, a has-been big-band leader who, along with a frustrated artist, is inspired by a…
The League of American Theaters and Producers has picked a trio of creative agencies to develop a national and international Broadway branding campaign.