Actresses of a certain age -- among them Kathleen Chalfant, Anne Pitoniak and Pamela Payton-Wright -- are the focus of a series of readings at the Cherry Lane, produced by the No Frills Company.
Legiters can draw a big red circle around June 10 on their calendars. That's the date set for the 61st annual Tony Awards. Noms will be announced May 15, following the eligibility cutoff of May 9.
Christine Estabrook will round out the cast of the Broadway incarnation of "Spring Awakening." Thesp, who played Mrs. Huber on "Desperate Housewives," portrays a variety of female authority figures…
The Broadway revival of "A Chorus Line" kicked its way into the top 10 during its first week of previews, while the rest of the Rialto was mostly treading water during the annual September slowdown.
Despite legit worries to the contrary, $100-plus tix have not dampened audience attendance, just as $10 million-plus budgets for tuners have not decreased the number of new shows ready to test the…
Patrick Quinn, the actor who had been set to become the new head of Actors' Equity on Oct. 5, died early Sunday morning of a massive coronary at his summer home in the Pocono Mountains in…
The prospect of maximizing the potential for a long shelf life keeps producers of Broadway's newer hits on their toes. The team behind Rialto's "Wicked," for instance, always keeps an eye toward…
When a show opens to rave reviews and boffo B.O., producers nowadays can't just sit back and rake in the dough. They have to prep, both from a business angle and from an artistic perspective, for the…
Every Broadway show on the boards has lined up to be a part of Audience Rewards, a legit customer loyalty initiative spearheaded by producing and theater-owning company the Nederlander Organization.
On Sept. 12, the Web site for the upcoming Broadway tuner "The Pirate Queen" produced a live webcast that kicked off the show's "castcom" -- three-to-four-minute episodes that chronicle the musical's…
John Cullum ("Urinetown," "Northern Exposure") will play the narrator in "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! -- The Musical," which kicks off a seasonal run on Broadway in October.