A couple of Broadway long-runners drew crowds last week, with both the five-year-old "Hairspray" and the 13-year-old "Beauty and the Beast" pulling in capacity auds.
A new play by Danny Hoch gets a world preem Off Broadway in a fall production from the Culture Project.
For many American tuners that have conquered Broadway, London calls. In the case of current Rialto musicals such as "Hairspray," "Jersey Boys," "Grey Gardens" and "Spring Awakening" -- all planning…
At a time when legit road grosses continue to slide, "The Lion King" still counts as royalty. "King" is an anomaly on the road as one of the few Rialto tours going strong. The two road productions of…
For Disney Theatrical Prods., the hardest part of "The Little Mermaid" isn't creating the story's fishbowl-like setting. It's the fact that the intricate show is being created in a figurative…
The fall lineup at Off Broadway's multi-stage 59E59 Theaters includes legit actor Brian Murray directing Roberta Maxwell in a New York preem, a new play by Jane Martin and a Gotham outing for…
Randy Quaid makes his Rialto debut in "Lone Star Love," the country-music tuner adaptation of Shakespeare's "The Merry Wives of Windsor" that will open at Broadway's Belasco Theater in December.
Margaret Cho toplines burlesque and variety show "The Sensuous Woman" for four weeks this fall at Off Broadway's Zipper Theater.
"A Catered Affair" has set a date, skedding its Broadway opening for April 17. New tuner from Harvey Fierstein and composer John Bucchino begins previews March 25.
"The Color Purple" has added four weeks to its long Chicago stay. The regional engagement now ends Sept. 30. Production has had a strong run in Chi since it opened April 17.
Kenny Leon plans to direct a legit adaptation of the 1967 pic "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," aiming for a Broadway berth in fall 2008.