Tourism remained a strong force in Broadway biz over the 2005-06 season -- although it was receipts from New Yorkers and suburbanites that rose most noticeably during the frame.
Michael Stuhlbarg ("The Pillowman") and Fritz Weaver ("Trying") will topline the Gotham preem of David Mamet's adaptation of "The Voysey Inheritance" at the Atlantic.
Angela Lansbury returns to Broadway for the first time in more than 20 years in "Deuce," a new play by Terrence McNally ("Love! Valour! Compassion!") set to open at the Music Box May 6.
Broadway grosses continued to rise over the week ending Oct. 22, as tourists began to trickle back to the city and the fall legit season began to ramp up in earnest.
If any new tuner seems like a sure thing on Broadway this season, it's Disney's "Mary Poppins."
Off Broadway's "My Name Is Rachel Corrie" has been selling well enough to prompt an extension through Dec. 30, indicating that the thorny political nature of its subject matter isn't keeping auds…
Veteran legit actor Richard Easton collapsed during a preview performance of "The Coast of Utopia" at Lincoln Center Theater Oct. 18.
Thesp Joanna Gleason, scribe David Henry Hwang and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS prexy Tom Viola are among additions to the 25-member nominating committee for the Tony Awards.
The Broadway season began to kick into gear last week, with sales rising by about half a million dollars over the previous week and a new addition to the boards from Disney.
Three Americans -- Neve Campbell, Kristen Johnston and Michael McKean -- and Irishman Cillian Murphy are taking to the West End in the new play "Love Song."
When "My Name Is Rachel Corrie" opens Off Broadway this week, the big question will be whether a play perceived to have a pro-Palestinian slant can draw audiences in New York.