WHAT: Thursday's opening night bash for "The Odd Couple" -- the Broadway revival that was a sold-out smash even before it began performances.
"The Woman in White" is no wallflower. The latest Andrew Lloyd Webber tuner to arrive on Broadway roared out of the starting gate, taking in a boffo $351,682 for its first three previews.
Producers announced that Tommy Tune will direct and star in the resuscitated national touring production of tuner "Dr. Dolittle." Performances begin Jan. 17 at the Hobby Center in Houston.
Standing ovations may be a dime a dozen on Broadway these days, but some nights the new tuner "Jersey Boys" earns two -- and that's before the curtain call.
Jordan Roth has been named resident producer of Jujamcyn Theaters, the producing org that owns five Broadway houses. Roth produced "The Rocky Horror Show" on Broadway as well as "The Donkey Show,"…
Eric Grode has been named chief theater critic at the New York Sun. He replaces Jeremy McCarter, who ankled earlier this year to write for New York magazine.
Jonathan Pryce is being mentioned as a likely replacement for John Lithgow in "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," despite the fact that Lithgow doesn't have an official end date yet.
The New York Musical Theater Festival, which wrapped its second annual sesh earlier this month, reported turnout tallied around 26,000, up more than 25% from its inaugural year.
Kelli O'Hara will star opposite Harry Connick Jr. in the Roundabout revival of "The Pajama Game," slated to start performances Jan. 19 under helmer Kathleen Marshall.
The challenge: Write, rehearse and perform six 10-minute plays for "The 24-Hour Plays," the annual benefit held Monday at the American Airlines Theater.
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