For his lastest superheroic feat, Spider-Man has endowed Broadway theatergoers with the extraordinary ability to reserve tickets and pay for them later. It might not sound like much. But the mobile…
Bubbling Brown Sugar
Ashton Springer, who produced plays ranging from “No Place to Be Somebody” to the Tony-nominated “Bubbling Brown Sugar,” died of pneumonia Monday in Mamaroneck, N.Y. He was 82. Springer was one of…
With regional theaters around the country exploring the benefits of legit development initiatives, the showcase of new tuners that has helped launch the commercial lives of Tony winners "Thoroughly…
Just for Laughs Group, the 31-year-old Canadian producer of comedy fests around the world, has launched a Gotham-based theatrical division led by producer Adam Blanshay.
The world premiere of Sylvester Stallone's "Rocky" musical has bowled over critics in Germany.
"I'm a little bit trapped, I'm afraid," says the not-so-poor-butterfly title character in David Adjmi's audacious and stunning "Marie Antoinette," a co-prod that received joint world preems, first in…
A look at a year filled with revivals, troupers and box office wars.
The most baffling thing about this defiant "'Tis Pity She's a Whore" is that it's a Cheek by Jowl production directed by Declan Donnellan: He and his company have spent 30 years bringing lucidity and…
It's not just the number of laughs that impresses in Jeremy Herrin's knockout production of Alan Ayckbourn's "Absent Friends," it's the length of them.
If you plan to attend Mike Daisey's "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs," you might want to prepare an essay for the benefit of your friends and family on the topic of "Why I Am Throwing Away…
Urgent, bass-driven contempo music floods the auditorium; the costumes modishly mix bare flesh, tattoos and flouncing period frocks; the lighting is mainly acid-green; the actors shriek.