"The Color Purple," "The Drowsy Chaperone," "Jersey Boys" and "The Wedding Singer" were the four Broadway tuners to score nominations from the Drama League, some of the first award nods of the season.
Felicity Huffman gets toasted and roasted May 1 at the Atlantic Theater Company's spring gala. Thesp was a founding ensemble member of the company, where she met her husband, Atlantic co-founder…
The British are still coming. Boyett Ostar, aka the producing duo Bob Boyett and Bill Haber, have extended their first-look option on possible U.S. transfers of shows from Britain's National Theater.
Broadway did big biz over Passover/Easter weekend, cracking $20 million for the first time since the boffo Christmas season. Strong numbers for stalwarts coupled with robust new contenders helped…
The Pulitzer board gave no award for drama this year, snubbing finalists "Miss Witherspoon" by Christopher Durang, "The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow" by Rolin Jones and "Red Light Winter" by Adam…
The reteaming of scribe Charles Busch and helmer Lynne Meadow ("The Tale of the Allergist's Wife") and the U.S. preem of David Harrower's "Blackbird" are among the offerings from Manhattan Theater…
Jane Fonda returns to Broadway, for one night at least, with a staged reading of Eve Ensler's "Necessary Targets," the kickoff to a two-week performance fest in June dubbed Until the Violence Stops…
"Grey Gardens" will eke out a final weeklong extension at Playwrights Horizons April 25-30, and on April 27 the performers head into the studio to lay down tracks for an original cast recording.
Jackie Hoffman, DJ Spooky (aka Paul D. Miller), Mary Testa, David Rakoff and the Wau Wau Sisters join hip downtown theater troupe the Civilians for "Patriot Acts: An American Vaudeville," a…
Interviews with the late Wendy Wasserstein, Audra McDonald and Joan Allen are among segments preserved on the new DVD of "Women in Theater," the CUNY-TV series featuring prominent distaff legiters.
Jukebox musicals are so five minutes ago. The next hot trend in Rialto tuners? Asia. Producer Don Gregory ("The Belle of Amherst") will shepherd to Broadway a new $20 million musical about the Flying…