When "My Name Is Rachel Corrie" opens Off Broadway this week, the big question will be whether a play perceived to have a pro-Palestinian slant can draw audiences in New York.
The box office boon that Usher brought to "Chicago" has been cut a little short. The pop star-thesp, who goosed sales at the 10-year-old revival when he stepped into the show in August, is unable to…
"Shrek: The Musical" is nailing down its creative team, with Jeanine Tesori confirmed to compose the music and Tim Hatley aboard to design sets and costumes, with his "Monty Python's Spamalot"…
Starting Monday: a $20 ticket to "A Chorus Line." On Oct. 16, the Broadway revival will make 20 $20 tickets available for each performance, to be handed out by lottery 2½ hours before each perf.
Brian d'Arcy James ("Sweet Smell of Success") and Marc Kudisch ("Chitty Chitty Bang Bang") will co-star with Kristin Chenoweth in the Roundabout revival of "The Apple Tree."
The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, the legit musical licensing company whose properties includes classic tuners such as "The Sound of Music," has paired with Real Music Solutions to offer…
The 5th Avenue Theater in Seattle has delayed the pre-Broadway tryout of the tuner adaptation of John Waters' "Cry-Baby" because the production could not lock in a Broadway theater for an immediate…
Steve Spiegel, a former prexy of Music Theater Intl., has launched a competing company that, like MTI, licenses musical rights to stock, amateur and regional troupes.
Columbus Day weekend gave Broadway a boost, with almost every show on the boards better than the previous sesh.
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Playwrights Conference has put out the annual call for its famous open-submissions program.
Tamara Tunie, who plays the medical examiner on "Law & Order: SVU," is trying her hand at legit producing, getting behind the Broadway transfer of the Duncan Sheik-Steven Sater tuner "Spring…