The 5th Avenue Theater in Seattle has delayed the pre-Broadway tryout of the tuner adaptation of John Waters' "Cry-Baby" because the production could not lock in a Broadway theater for an immediate…
Steve Spiegel, a former prexy of Music Theater Intl., has launched a competing company that, like MTI, licenses musical rights to stock, amateur and regional troupes.
Columbus Day weekend gave Broadway a boost, with almost every show on the boards better than the previous sesh.
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Playwrights Conference has put out the annual call for its famous open-submissions program.
Tamara Tunie, who plays the medical examiner on "Law & Order: SVU," is trying her hand at legit producing, getting behind the Broadway transfer of the Duncan Sheik-Steven Sater tuner "Spring…
Claire Bloom and Billy Zane are heading to London's Haymarket Theater to appear in "Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks," Richard Alfieri's two-hander about the mutual life lessons learned by a widow and…
Noises Off: Let's face it: Ventriloquism, the vaudevillian art that treads a fine line between charming and creepy, is a tough sell. And it's even tougher on Broadway.
Adam Rapp is among the legit honorees of this year's Princess Grace Awards, given out annually to up-and-comers in theater, dance and film.
Christopher Plummer and Brian Dennehy will "Inherit the Wind" this spring, toplining a revival of the 1955 play set for a 12-week run at the Lyceum Theater starting in March.
Maybe the third thesp will be the charm. Lisa Brescia ("Aida") has stepped in to the female lead role in "The Times They Are a-Changin'," the new dance-ical by Twyla Tharp ("Movin' Out") set to Bob…
Tim Schmidt, a former Weinstein Co. exec, is the new exec VP of business development at MSG Entertainment, the Cablevision-owned company that produces and programs events at Madison Square Garden and…