Producer Tom Smedes is striking out on his own, ankling his post as partner and co-owner of Martian Entertainment ("Naked Boys Singing," "Love, Janis") to create Tom Smedes Prods.
Off Broadway's 499-seat Little Shubert Theater has had trouble keeping a tenant since it opened in 2003, but it looks like the current occupant plans to stick around for a while.
London import "Frost/Nixon" has confirmed the venue and dates of its Broadway transfer: Show opens at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater April 22.
The post-holiday slide snowballed into an avalanche last week, with total Broadway grosses dropping around $2.5 million to $14.8 million.
As nonprofit theaters hunt for corporate support, it helps to offer a little quid pro quo. Legit orgs are finding it increasingly difficult to secure funds from corporations on a purely philanthropic…
Noises Off: Broadway sales are taking their usual post-holiday slide, but industry folk have reason to hope the winter forecast may still be sunny.
Next up: "High School Musical" on ice! No, really. Disney is working quickly to put together an "HSM" ice show with Feld Entertainment, the company behind other Disney on Ice offerings.
Julia Hansen, former head of the Drama League, has created a showcase for up-and-coming playwrights similar to the Directors Project, the program she founded for the League in 1984.
Off Broadway's Atlantic Theater Company is juggling its spring sked to accommodate a six-week extension of its well-received revival of "The Voysey Inheritance."
Brit scribe-helmer Alan Ayckbourn is returning to Brits Off Broadway, the annual fest that yielded a critical hit in 2005 with his production of his 2004 play "Private Fears in Public Places."