Michael Ball will play Edna Turnblad in the West End incarnation of "Hairspray." Brit thesp, seen on Broadway in "Aspects of Love" and "The Woman in White," will step into the matronly role for which…
American legit producer Bob Boyett and London theater The Menier Chocolate Factory have struck a three-year partnership to present Chocolate Factory productions Stateside.
Annette Bening will star on Broadway this spring in "The Female of the Species," a new play by Joanna Murray-Smith. Production, which reportedly begins previews April 11 for an April 28 opening, will…
Cheyenne Jackson rollerskates into the lead male role of the new Broadway tuner "Xanadu" on June 22. Jackson ("United 93," "All Shook Up") takes the place of James Carpinello in the musical, which…
The Roundabout Theater Company will open a 65-seat black box theater in October, devoting the space to the development of new legit work and talent.
The Broadway production of "Xanadu" postponed its June 26 opening after lead actor James Carpinello injured himself in a June 12 rehearsal of the roller-skating tuner.
Off Broadway's Signature Theater will showcase the works of Charles Mee, the Negro Ensemble Company, Suzan-Lori Parks and Tony Kushner over the next four years -- and every tickets to every perf will…
"Company" and "Radio Golf" have become the first post-Tony casualties of the season, with the Broadway productions of both shows to shutter July 1.
Paper Mill Playhouse, the New Jersey regional that teetered on the verge of shuttering throughout the spring, has recovered enough to announce a 2007-08 season.
"Spring Awakening" had a good week even before its eight Tony wins Sunday prompted sales to go through the roof, with producers late Monday estimating that the rock tuner would sell in the realm of…
"I did tell Jack O'Brien that if he wanted to a do a musical of this, I think 'Serfs Up' would be a good title," Tom Stoppard cracked after his win for "The Coast of Utopia," his saga about Russian…