What a difference a New Year's Eve performance makes: Broadway set a record for 1999 during the holiday week, but failed to top last year's all-time high of $17,271,539 for Week 31 (Dec. 28…
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…
Graham Fuller, executive editor of Interview magazine, will not be celebrating his 10th anniversary with Andy Warhol's old rag.
Writers Stephen Mo Hanan and Jay Berkow, who respectively star in and direct this three-actor vehicle, seem intent on telling the whole long, turbulent tale of a cantor's son from Lithuania who wore…
Santa snubbed Broadway. Thirty-two shows generated $11,459,592, vs. the $14,090,973 produced by 30 venues in 1998.
Two new plays, Jonathan Tolins' "If Memory Serves" and Arlene Hutton's "Last Train to Nibroc," will not make it into the new millennium -- at least, not in their original Off Broadway venues.
Huge and obscure -- these are the words that best describe the Brooklyn Academy of Music's tribute to composer Kurt Weill.
Elvis Presley is really dead, but he may be coming to a Broadway theater in 2001. Joe DiPietro is writing the book for a musical that will feature a number of songs made famous by the king of rock…
Holiday shoppers did not put Broadway tickets on their list. Despite the addition of Broadway's 33rd show -- "James Joyce's The Dead," in previews -- total receipts were down $935,647 from the…
Actors' Equity achieved some all-time employment highs during the 1998-99 season. Alan Eisenberg, executive director of the union, reported that workweeks were in excess of 287,000, setting a new…
Joe Mantello is giving one-person shows a good name. With Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" and now Marc Wolf's "Another American: Asking & Telling," Mantello must top every soloist's list of…