Tennessee Williams' recently discovered play "Spring Storm," written in 1939, received its world premiere Wednesday in Austin, Texas, and the director of that production, Michael Bloom, accused the…
"Can you dim the lights a little bit?" That rhetorical question, coming from George C. Wolfe, artistic director of the Public Theater, emphasizes the dark side of not-for-profit theaters' current…
Christopher Durang's "Betty's Summer Vacation," one of the best reviewed new plays of 1999, will not transfer to an Off-Broadway commercial theater -- at least, not this year, as originally planned.
Replete with musicals, revivals and foreign imports, the 1999-2000 Broadway season has nearly abandoned the new American play. Which isn't to say the species is heading for extinction in the New York…
"Saturday Night Fever" may be flirting with sold-out status on Broadway, but the musicians union Local 802 isn't celebrating.
"Saturday Night Fever" is a dancer with legs. It registered the biggest gain on Broadway last week, raising its temperature $114,003 to end at $815,811, which is not that far from its $901,190 gross…
The rather desperate cover-up is on display even before Dmitry Lipkin's new play "Cranes" begins. There on the humongous stage of the Theater at St. Clement's is a living-room and dining area that…
If "Saturday Night Fever" can be a stage musical, why not "The Jazz Singer"? The Jewish Repertory Theater presents what it is calling both a "free adaptation" and a "new musicalization" of Samson…
The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation has something extra to celebrate at this evening's gala, "TwentyOne for the 21st."
Gregory Mosher and his producing partner Arielle Tepper are in negotiations with the Shuberts to secure the Belasco Theater for a Broadway transfer of "James Joyce's The Dead," by Shaun Davey and…
Barry and Fran Weissler have joined SFX Entertainment Inc. as producers of "The Seussical," a new musical based on the children's stories of Theodore Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss.