The vaudeville term "turkey" may have derived from those overstuffed audiences that slept through performances on Thanksgiving. Awake or not, theatergoers this holiday sent box office tallies soaring…
While dramas like Margaret Edson's Pulitzer Prize winner about a dying cancer patient flourish Off Broadway, comedies are having a harder time of it -- whether on the Great White Way, Off Broadway or…
IATSE's Local One, the stagehands union, and the League of American Theaters and Producers came to an agreement late Monday, averting a strike that would have immediately closed nearly 20 shows on…
Broadway's "Death of a Salesman" revival marked its 300th and final performance Nov. 19 with a taping for Showtime.
Local 802, the musicians union, spared the Rockettes and Santa Claus but the Sugar Plum Fairy may not be so lucky. On Tuesday, opening night of the New York City Ballet, Local 802 called a strike…
Producer Edgar Dobie and the Nederlander Organization will produce the tentatively titled musical "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," writer Ken Ludwig ("Moon Over Buffalo") has confirmed.
Most of Broadway's newcomers improved, but nearly everybody else tumbled. With a tally of 30 productions, total receipts were down $363,816 from previous session. The week finished at $11,617,684.
Shows that close and then quickly reappear on Broadway usually leave some participants whistling a less monied tune.
Even though Broadway had to face the week without the usually sold-out "Death of a Salesman," total receipts jumped more than $1 million to close at $11,981,500.
Moises Kaufman's follow-up to his first play, "Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde," will be "The Laramie Project," named after the town in which gay U. of Wyoming student Matthew…
Maybe Baby, It's You" is the kind of comedy someone could write only after watching years of television. Charlie Shanian and Shari Simpson, who wrote and perform this series of sketches about…