Kate Burton is set for a return to "Spring Awakening" later this month, while young thesp Blake Bashoff will step into the "Spring" role originated by Tony-winner John Gallagher Jr.
"August: Osage County" hit around $650,000 in ticket sales Wednesday, the day the 3½-hour Broadway play scored a slew of raves in the Gotham press.
Helmer Jack O'Brien is ankling his longtime post as a.d. of San Diego's Old Globe at the end of the year, becoming artistic director emeritus as of Jan. 1.
Timesharing is turning into a trend Off Broadway.
First announced offering of the 2008 Lincoln Center Fest is the Bernd Alois Zimmermann opera "Die Soldaten" ("Soldiers"), to be staged at the Park Avenue Armory in July.
The Broadway tuner incarnation of "Mary Poppins" has recouped its capitalization costs just as plans for the show's U.S. tour have firmed up. First stop is set for Chicago in March 2009.
Rialto-based charity Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has reskedded its 19th annual Gypsy of the Year Competition to Dec. 17-18.
Adult actors and assistant stage managers who work legit performances at Gotham's American Girl Place have voted a second time to unionize, with Actors' Equity serving as their bargaining…
The annual Summer Play Fest has struck up a partnership with Off Broadway's Public Theater, with the annual showcase of new legit work playing its fifth season next summer at the Public.
David Hyde Pierce has reupped with "Curtains," extending his run in the Broadway tuner by six months. His stint in the show will now end Aug. 31, 2008.
Broadway shook off the strike last week, and a string of returning shows hit the ground running, playing five or six perfs over the frame after Wednesday's resolution of the work stoppage.