Broadway merchandising is growing up. Twenty years ago it wasn't uncommon for theaters to stock a skimpy inventory of souvenir T-shirts, posters and programs.
Broadway will rake in more coin than ever this year, hitting a record $900 million after this weekend. Box office rang up to $878.4 million through the week ending Dec. 24, according to preliminary…
In a neck-and-neck photo finish, "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!" beat out "Wicked" as the top seller on Broadway during the week before Christmas.
When "The Coast of Utopia" opened at Lincoln Center Theater this fall, the challenges of selling the mammoth production were almost as daunting as its staging.
Actors' Equity has filed another charge with the Natl. Labor Relations Board against American Girl Place, New York, the retail outpost of the popular line of dolls.
It's roller disco on the Rialto. A stage version of the 1980 movie tuner "Xanadu," which originally aimed to arrive Off Broadway this spring, has upped the ante by claiming Broadway's Helen Hayes…
New play "Bill W. and Dr. Bob," about the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous, receives an Off Broadway berth at New World Stages in February.
New York Times legit critic Charles Isherwood has scored the Nathan Award, a criticism laurel administered by Cornell U. and endowed by the late critic George Jean Nathan.
Martin Short will say goodbye to Broadway after the holidays. "Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me," the musical skewering of celeb bio shows, closes Jan. 7 after a run of 22 previews and 165 regular…
It's only December, but this season already is proving a tough one for new musicals on Broadway. Its producers have announced that "High Fidelity" will shutter Sunday, becoming the second tuner this…
Lynne Meadow is taking a break from Manhattan Theater Club. Meadow, who has been a.d. at MTC for 34 years, will go on a year-long sabbatical for the 2007-08 season, with helmer Daniel Sullivan taking…