Is it too soon to call it a trend? The May 23 perf of Off Broadway show "Stomp" kicked off with a live commercial plugging Blighty tourism -- complete with cameo from "ER" star Parminder Nagra.
"Lestat" won't live forever. It'll just die young. Based on Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles, the Elton John tuner will shutter May 28 after 33 previews and 39 regular perfs.
Who'll host the Tonys this year? Nobody. Or, depending on how you look at it, everybody. The 2006 Tony Awards will not have a single emcee, but instead 60 celeb presenters in honor of the kudofest's…
"The Odd Couple" may be set to close June 4, but Nathan Lane won't be gone from Broadway for long. Next up is the title role in "Butley," director Nicholas Martin's staging of the 1971 Simon Gray…
Current Tony nominees (Michael Cerveris, Oliver Platt, LaChanze) and Rialto legends (Angela Lansbury, Ben Vereen) turned out to salute Broadway favorite Chita Rivera at New Dramatists' spring…
The world preem of "Essential Self-Defense," the latest play by Adam Rapp ("Red Light Winter"), will round out the 2006-07 season at Playwrights Horizons.
What a difference 13 Tony nominations makes. Fresh off the May 16 announcement of its baker's dozen of Tony noms, "The Drowsy Chaperone" ($790,020) saw a box office bump of $157,000.
The 2006 Next Link Project, the toplining segment of the annual New York Musical Theater Festival, includes a tuner by Jill Sobule, the musician who had a hit in the mid-1990s with "I Kissed a Girl."
"Tarzan" soon will swing into Holland and Germany. Disney Theatrical Prods. has granted European theatrical giant Stage Entertainment exclusive rights to its latest big-budget Broadway tuner, which…
"The Drowsy Chaperone" cleaned up at the Drama Desk Awards Sunday, taking seven trophies, while imported drama "The History Boys" garnered five.
Legiters are fond of saying that Broadway's a tough market for a straight play. This season, though, there were more than 20 of them on offer. The only catch? You had to catch 'em quick. The…