Broadway biz held steady for the week ending Oct. 2, with many shows' grosses rising or falling by unremarkable five-figure margins. For the 23 shows on the boards, total receipts were down $605,789…
Jed Bernstein, prexy of the League of American Theaters and Producers, will ankle at the end of the 2005-06 theater season. Bernstein, who has served as head of the Broadway producers and presenters…
Pulitzer- and Tony-winning playwright August Wilson, whose epic 10-play cycle chronicled the black experience in 20th-century America, died Sunday of liver cancer at Swedish Hospital in Seattle. He…
Florenz Ziegfeld. George Abbott. David Merrick. And now: Oprah Winfrey. With the announcement Sept. 26 that Winfrey signed on to make her Broadway producing debut on the tuner "The Color Purple," the…
The national touring production of "Doctor Dolittle" will shutter Sunday in Hershey, Penn. The $3 million tuner, starring Tom Hewitt as the doc who talks to animals, was booked through June and…
Tyne Daly and John Slattery have joined the cast of Manhattan Theater Club's Broadway production of "Rabbit Hole." In the latest from David Lindsay-Abaire ("Fuddy Meers"), Daly and Slattery will play…
Kirsten Childs, Tom Donaghy, David Greenspan, Craig Lucas, Theresa Rebeck, Jose Rivera and Craig Wright are among the alumni scribes enlisted by Playwrights Horizons for "Stories on 5 Stories."
Jorge Morales assumes the position of theater editor at the Village Voice Oct. 25. He steps into the void left by Charles McNulty, who ankled to become the theater critic at the Los Angeles Times.
Fresh off a well-reviewed run in Buffalo, "Ring of Fire" will find a Broadway berth at the Barrymore in February.
The Broadway musicians' union is calling Cablevision the Grinch who stole Christmas. Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians voted Tuesday night to authorize a strike against the Christmas…
Broadway continued its slow box office climb up from the traditional Labor Day dip. In all 24 shows took in $12,957,926, a gain of $553,215 from the previous week.