When the Broadway-bound tuner "Legally Blonde" scored glowing reviews from its San Francisco tryout earlier this spring, the surprise along the Rialto was palpable.
Sure, a lot of critics roll their eyes when they hear about another tuner based on a movie property. But that doesn't mean the pipeline isn't clogged with upcoming screen-to-stage transfers.
Roundabout Theater Company's summer Broadway offering will be a revival of 1943 John Van Druten play "Old Acquaintance." Harriet Harris ("Desperate Housewives"), Margaret Colin ("A Day in the Death…
The Public Theater is getting political, adding a developmental production of Winter Miller's "In Darfur" to its spring sked. Set in the violence-ridden Sudanese region, topical tale follows the…
"Make Me a Song: The Music of William Finn" has postponed its Off Broadway run at the Zipper. Revue of tunes by Finn ("Falsettos," "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee") was originally skedded…
"High School Musical," the phenom that originated as a 2006 Disney Channel telepic, continues its multiplatform expansion with a national tour of the tuner's legit incarnation, set to bow this summer…
Aaron Sorkin seems to have added another legit project to his plate. Sorkin's theatrical rep said nothing was yet confirmed but that the parties involved are all interested in working together on the…
Harvey Fierstein will head back to Broadway in a new tuner adaptation of Paddy Chayefsky tale "A Catered Affair," skedded to hit the Rialto in spring 2008.
The Chelsea mainstage of Off Broadway's nonprofit Atlantic Theater company has a new name, courtesy of husband-and-wife donors Linda and Daniel Gross.
Sherie Rene Scott and Norm Lewis are among the Broadway names who'll star in "The Little Mermaid," Disney's legit tuner opening on the Rialto in December after a tryout in Denver this summer.
Evolution may be speeding up for Broadway ticketing. Earlier this week word got out that the League of American Theaters and Producers had last fall dropped its opposition to abolishing laws that cap…