Patricia Heaton ("Everybody Loves Raymond") has signed on to appear Off Broadway in the Second Stage production of "The Scene," the new play by Theresa Rebeck set to begin perfs in December.
Three members of the Actors' Equity executive staff have been appointed to perform the duties of executive director, temporarily filling the void left by the sudden death of Patrick Quinn, who had…
Victoria Clark's first Gotham stage gig after "The Light in the Piazza" will be a role in "The Agony and the Agony," the new play by Nicky Silver ("Pterodactyls," "Raised in Captivity") set to run at…
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…