The winner of the inaugural David C. Horn Prize for Playwriting, a competish from the Yale Drama Series, is little-known Irish scribe John Austin Connolly for his play "The Boys from Siam."
New Mel Brooks tuner "Young Frankenstein" will have its pre-Broadway tryout in Seattle this summer, running Aug. 4-Sept. 1 at the Paramount Theater.
"Gutenberg! The Musical!" -- the Off Broadway tuner that this week scored noms for the Lortel Awards, the Outer Critics Circle Awards and the Drama Desks -- will shutter May 6.
"LoveMusik" topped the Drama Desk Award nominations Thursday with 12. The Manhattan Theater Club production of the new tuner about German composer Kurt Weill and his muse Lotte Lenya opens May 3.
The Drama League nominated a wide array of Broadway and Off Broadway productions for its annual legit awards. League, a professional development and service org, has a relaxed nomination system…
Add one more kudofest to Gotham's awards-season swirl: The first Golden Nose Awards, given to primo New York clowns, will be handed out May 21.
Producer-creatives Ken Davenport and Randy Weiner have partnered to promote and license interactive legit events nationally.
Cirque du Soleil's new Gotham production at the Theater at Madison Square Garden now has a title and a plot. "Wintuk," which preems Nov. 1, centers on a boy's quest to find snow, taking him from the…
In scanning the legit landscape, Variety zeroes in on 10 burgeoning forces who operate both behind the scenes and under the spotlight. While some have already made waves, their future in New York…
Lynn Michaels, a.d. of the Open Space Theater Experiment, died April 16 of cancer in New York. She was 83.
Last week, audiences were outside enjoying Gotham's first real spring weekend instead of going to the theater. The majority of the 37 shows on Broadway's packed slate saw dips at the box office…