Ashley Brown has snagged the title role in the Broadway incarnation of "Mary Poppins," set to begin perfs in October. The largely unknown 23-year-old thesp will co-star alongside Gavin Lee, who…
The Drama League has gone boy-crazy, presenting "Jersey Boys" with its tuner trophy and U.K. import "The History Boys" with play plaudits at a Friday awards ceremony. "Awake and Sing!" and "Sweeney…
When anyone in the Off Broadway community hears that the Perry Street Theater in the Village will be closing in late July to make way for condos, none of them seems surprised. Why? It's the real…
The Drama League wants to be where the boys are. The org's annual awards ceremony gave "Jersey Boys" the trophy for tuner and U.K. import "The History Boys" the laurels for play.
Longtime live entertainment producers Brian Becker and Scott Zeiger have formed Base Entertainment, a producer, presenter, programmer and venue operator primed to become a major player in live…
Rialto tuner "The Drowsy Chaperone" is a valentine to good old-fashioned Broadway, and sharing in the love at the show's opening night May 1 were the newfangled stars of contemporary Broadway.
The Broadway revival of "The Threepenny Opera" will extend for a week at Studio 54, despite mainly mixed to negative reviews.
Young Playwrights will stage three one-acts by 18-or-under scribes during its 24th annual Young Playwrights Festival May 9-27.
Fred Willard will turn up Off Broadway in "Elvis and Juliet," a new comedy written by his wife, Mary Willard. Show, toplined by Fred Willard and David Rasche, follows the first meeting of an engaged…
The Lucille Lortel Awards proved bountiful for "A Trip to Bountiful," Signature Theater's Off Broadway revival of the Horton Foote drama, which walked away with four trophies on Monday.
With producer Margo Lion and New Line Cinema reteaming to present their second new tuner after the hit "Hairspray," it's only natural that John Waters and Marissa Jaret Winokur (who won a Tony for…