Gotham fanboys have the New York Comic Convention; now showpeople have an expo, too. The first Entertainment Industry Expo is set to bow June 3 at the Westin Hotel in Times Square.
Broadway box office took a dive at the start of the month, with grosses dropping by close to $3 million for the week ended Sunday.
It's hard enough for a play to succeed on tuner-centric Broadway -- much less an unflinching play about grief, arriving amid a spring slate unusually crowded with non-musical productions. "The Year…
Jay Harnick, founder of Theaterworks/USA, died in New York Feb. 27 after an illness. He was 78.
Kerry Butler will take the lead in the Broadway-bound tuner version of "Xanadu."
Barbara Hauptman, exec director of legit helmers' union Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, will ankle the post when her contract is up in November.
Signature Theater Company, the Off Broadway theater that's found success with its season of August Wilson plays, honored the late playwright at its annual gala Feb. 25.
The "Grumpy Old Men" musical continues to take steps toward Broadway, with helmer Glenn Casale signing on to direct the new tuner.
The Metropolitan Opera gets a dash of Broadway next season, with legiters such as John Doyle ("Sweeney Todd"), Mary Zimmerman ("Metamorphoses") and Richard Jones ("Wrong Mountain") helming three of…
Broadway held on to some of the momentum from Presidents Day weekend, upticking to $18.3 million in total sales for the week ending Feb. 25. That's up by about $1 million from the prior sesh.
Awards season has been kind to Oscar-nommed Peter Morgan, whose screenplay for "The Queen" has enough trophies to fill a mantlepiece. Next stop: The Tonys?