For Broadway's really big hits, the mega-bucks don't come from a show's outpost on the Main Stem – they come from all the title's incarnations around the world. Proving the point: The juggernaut…
Christopher Carter Sanderson
Who says July 4 is bad for Broadway box office? Not spring openers "Kinky Boots," "Motown" and "Matilda," which all hit best-yet tallies in a frame that can sometimes be a rough one for Rialto…
It can be tough to make it to Broadway banking on straight men: The producer of the stage adaptation of Tucker Max's frat-boys-behaving-badly chronicle "I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell" has pulled…
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How drunk do you have to be to laugh yourself stupid at “I Hope They Serve Beer On Broadway”? Christopher Carter Sanderson’s raunchy adaptation of “the literary works” of Tucker Max beckons its…
With musicals "After Midnight" and "A Night with Janis Joplin" now booked for fall runs, Broadway's singing a familiar song. A whole slew of them, in fact. Catalog musicals — that is, tuners with…
It’s payback time for the “regular” looking girls whose boyfriends humiliated them for being insufficiently gorgeous in Neil LaBute’s 2008 play, “Reasons to Be Pretty.” The same gang returns in…
The 1993 romantic comedy "Sleepless in Seattle" has been turned into a stage musical that can best be described as pointless in Pasadena.
Susan Stroman's staging of John Kander and Fred Ebb's "The Scottsboro Boys" finally comes to L.A.'s Ahmanson Theater after stints on Broadway, San Diego and elsewhere. Although most of the Broadway…
Sex, drugs and lad-mag shenanigans are looking to make an unlikely move from the frat house to a Broadway house, with a stage adaptation of Tucker Max's controversy-baiting book "I Hope They Serve…
Willful as it may seem on paper, setting Shakespeare's power-struggle drama in a women's prison makes, it turns out, absolute sense.
Cole Porter's "Anything Goes" has sailed into the Ahmanson Theater, its physical production a nearly exact art deco replica of what theatergoers recently enjoyed on Broadway.