"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…
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…
"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.
"The Seafarer," the latest play from Irish scribe Conor McPherson ("Shining City"), will come to Broadway in the fall, playing at a Shubert house still to be determined.
It may have taken a beating from several Gotham critics, and it may be shuttering three weeks ahead of schedule, but "The Vertical Hour" has still managed to move into the "hit" column.
Helmer Robert Wilson's version of La Fontaine fables, a one-man "King Lear" from Taiwan, two Kabuki classics and four Spanish-language productions are among the theater offerings at this year's…
New York acting teacher Fred Kareman died Feb. 25 of heart disease. He was 77. A memorial service will be held March 12 at 4 p.m. at the Museum of the City of New York.