Playhouse 91, the 299-seat Off Broadway venue on the Upper East Side that in recent years housed "The Syringa Tree" and "Menopause, the Musical," will shutter for redevelopment.
Broadway's back in a big way. Fueled by holdover hits and a terrific selection of new shows, the 2005-06 season grossed a record $861.6 million, up 12% from the previous season. Paid attendance broke…
Joe Mantello ("Wicked") will helm the U.S. preem of David Harrower's "Blackbird," the buzzed-about Brit play set to bow Off Broadway at Manhattan Theater Club in March.
Rebecca Luker ("The Music Man") and Daniel Jenkins ("Big River") have joined the cast of "Mary Poppins" as the parents who hire the title nanny, played by Ashley Brown.
Broadway's still going strong. For the second week in a row, Rialto grosses totaled more than $20 million, hitting $20,363,812 for the week ending May 28. Biggest rises came from "Tarzan," up more…
When Rufus Wainwright re-creates Judy Garland's 1961 concert at Carnegie Hall June 14 and 15, he'll have some gigantic ruby slippers to fill. It's not just that Garland is considered one of the…
Noises Off: Gotham critics can be tough to impress. Sometimes it takes 27 years to change their minds.
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…