"A Catered Affair" has set a date, skedding its Broadway opening for April 17. New tuner from Harvey Fierstein and composer John Bucchino begins previews March 25.
"The Color Purple" has added four weeks to its long Chicago stay. The regional engagement now ends Sept. 30. Production has had a strong run in Chi since it opened April 17.
Kenny Leon plans to direct a legit adaptation of the 1967 pic "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," aiming for a Broadway berth in fall 2008.
Des McAnuff ("Jersey Boys") directs "Romeo and Juliet" and RSC vet Adrian Noble helms "Hamlet" for the 2008 season of the Stratford Festival of Canada, the first slate under the leadership of a…
Korean martial-arts comedy "Jump" lands Off Broadway this fall, beginning previews in late September at the Union Square Theater.
Biz was up for most of the 27 shows on the Rialto last week -- but blame two closings in the prior frame for a slight slide in total receipts.
Janel Moloney, Jeremy Shamos and Zoe Kazan are among the thesps to join Lois Smith in "100 Saints You Should Know," the new play by Kate Fodor ("Hannah and Martin") that kicks off the season at Off…
How much is a primetime-TV casting competition worth to a Broadway musical? So far, about $14.2 million in advance ticket sales. That's how much "Grease" has in the bank, thanks in part to the NBC…
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center will close this summer's National Playwrights Conference with a tribute to Lloyd Richards July 29.
Elizabeth Ashley, Gerald McRaney, Penny Fuller and Hallie Foote are among the cast of Horton Foote's "Dividing the Estate," getting its Gotham preem at Off Broadway's Primary Stages this fall.
Strong reviews for "Xanadu" helped the Broadway tuner wrap $150,000 Wednesday. Not a huge sum, to be sure, but it was still enough to break a box office record at the Helen Hayes, the smallest of the…