Bill Gaden has joined the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization in the new position of senior veep and general manager. Formerly a veep of sales and subsidiary rights at Simon & Schuster, Gaden aims to…
Noises Off: It's one thing to talk up the likely hits of the upcoming season, but legiterati have a lot more fun keeping their eyes peeled for potential disasters. This fall, many Broadway…
Every September, parents go back to work, kids go back to school, and nobody thinks much about going to the theater. Unless they've got a smash on their hands, producers expect a dropoff in biz and…
Looking for the 800-pound gorillas in the 2005-06 Broadway season? Safe money's on the man raised by apes, a pair of fractious roommates and America's sweetheart.
Two backstage stalwarts, Peter Neufeld and the Theater Communications Group, will receive 2005 Tony Honors for excellence in theater, the Tony Awards administration committee announced Friday.
Now Broadway's replacement stars can get a statue, too. The Tony Awards administration committee, in the first of four meetings this season, established a new category for performance by an…
Broadway tuner "Monty Python's Spamalot" crowns a new King Arthur on Dec. 20, when British thesp Simon Russell Beale steps into the royal role currently played by Tony-nommed Tim Curry.
Marin Mazzie will reteam with Brian Stokes Mitchell for the Encores! production of "Kismet" Feb. 9-12. The pair co-starred on Broadway in "Kiss Me, Kate."
Bebe Neuwirth will join Jenn Harris ("Silence! The Musical"), Jeffrey DeMunn and James Waterston in "Ashley Montana Goes Ashore in the Caicos ... Or What Am I Doing Here?"
Make that twice around. The Off Broadway rock musical "Once Around the Sun" is aiming for a berth on Broadway in fall 2006, with a production likely to cost $5 million-$6 million.
More bad news for fans of the jukebox musical: "Lennon" will shutter Sept. 24. Gotham crix slaughtered the Yoko-approved tuner about the life and music of John Lennon, and auds seemed to agree.