It's Broadway's turn to smile. This season's paid attendance topped 12 million for the first time, with grosses soaring to a record $862 million. The results are the envy of other showbiz sectors, as…
Kevin Kline, Neil LaBute, Ed Harris, Craig Lucas, Suzan-Lori Parks and Brian Dennehy are on the slate for the Public Theater's 2006-07 season. Year kicks off with a yet-to-be-determined Shakespeare…
Playhouse 91, the 299-seat Off Broadway venue on the Upper East Side that in recent years housed "The Syringa Tree" and "Menopause, the Musical," will shutter for redevelopment.
Broadway's back in a big way. Fueled by holdover hits and a terrific selection of new shows, the 2005-06 season grossed a record $861.6 million, up 12% from the previous season. Paid attendance broke…
Rebecca Luker ("The Music Man") and Daniel Jenkins ("Big River") have joined the cast of "Mary Poppins" as the parents who hire the title nanny, played by Ashley Brown.
Broadway's still going strong. For the second week in a row, Rialto grosses totaled more than $20 million, hitting $20,363,812 for the week ending May 28. Biggest rises came from "Tarzan," up more…
Joe Mantello ("Wicked") will helm the U.S. preem of David Harrower's "Blackbird," the buzzed-about Brit play set to bow Off Broadway at Manhattan Theater Club in March.
When Rufus Wainwright re-creates Judy Garland's 1961 concert at Carnegie Hall June 14 and 15, he'll have some gigantic ruby slippers to fill. It's not just that Garland is considered one of the…
Noises Off: Gotham critics can be tough to impress. Sometimes it takes 27 years to change their minds.
Is it too soon to call it a trend? The May 23 perf of Off Broadway show "Stomp" kicked off with a live commercial plugging Blighty tourism -- complete with cameo from "ER" star Parminder Nagra.
"Lestat" won't live forever. It'll just die young. Based on Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles, the Elton John tuner will shutter May 28 after 33 previews and 39 regular perfs.