Cold weather and snow forced Broadway receipts into a tailspin, driving total dollars $2 million downward from the previous frame. With the recently shuttered "Ragtime" and "Smokey Joe's Cafe" no…
Derek Anson Jones, director of Margaret Edson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Wit," died Tuesday at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York. Denis O'Hare, his longtime partner, said Jones died as a result…
Schizophrenia isn't pretty in people, but it seems to be working just fine for the Sundance Theatre Program.
The new ad line for "The Vagina Monologues" sounds like something out of David Cronenberg's gynecologist horror film "Dead Ringers": "We had one. Now we're going multiple."
Last year, he was Lenny Bruce on the West End. Now he's back to being Eddie Izzard in his new one-man show, "Circle," which begins its North America tour in Toronto on Feb. 29 at the Barthurst Street…
Twenty-five years ago, the testosterone-driven profanity of David Mamet's "Sexual Perversity in Chicago" startled audiences. Today, in the Atlantic Theater Co.'s new, uneven production of the play…
If the small musical seems to be a contradiction in terms, several producers who do not have the $15 million bankroll of Disney (read "Aida") are willing to bet otherwise.
Receipts for the first full week of January's Broadway tally dropped 24.1% from the previous New Year's Eve week session. Not good news, but consider a year ago when Week 32 fell 34.9% from the…
The last year of the old millennium was a special one for Pedro Almodovar on at least two counts: The rights to his first international hit, "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown," are back in…
Despite the title of his fifth Broadway show, Jackie Mason takes on anything, not everything. As he travels willy-nilly over the cultural landscape, what the standup comedian chooses to skewer in…
Joan Vail Thorne's play "The Exact Center of the Universe" closes Jan. 9 at the Century Theater after a run of 143 performances at the Off Broadway Union Square venue. Lead producers Elsa Daspin Haft…
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