Let's face it: The Broadway industry's reputation for being hidebound isn't entirely undeserved. So you wouldn't expect a theater exec to be the one to create a digital social network aimed at…
But I really want to direct, goes the common refrain in Hollywood. And these days on Broadway too. Jeffrey Seller, one of the producers behind "Rent," "Avenue Q" and "In the Heights," stirred up a…
After a legit season that has underscored the financial viability of concert engagements on Broadway, the Beatles are back to give it a go: West End title "Let It Be" is gearing up for a Rialto…
The nominations for the 2013 Tony Awards shaped up into a head-to-head battle between drag queens and little girls, with musical "Kinky Boots" leading the pack with 13 noms and "Matilda," with 12…
Call it experiential; call it immersive; call it event theater. The work itself is often impossible to describe.
From agents to TV executives to Internet provocateurs, and digital mavens to film producers and creatives, these are the New Yorkers who are revitalizing Gotham's rich showbiz legacy.
The Broadway musical version of “Bullets Over Broadway” has targeted the St. James Theater, with the show locking the venue and the timeframe for an April 2014 bow. Production will mark a return to…
Ayad Akhtar’s play “Disgraced,” which preemed at Chicago’s American Theater Company before an Off Broadway run at Lincoln Center Theater, has snagged the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for drama. Play, which…
Veteran legiters Bernard Gersten, Ming Cho Lee and Paul Libin have each scored the 2013 Tony Awards' special kudo for lifetime achievement in the theater. Trio of prominent industry figures have all…
Jordan Roth, president of Jujamcyn Theaters, has acquired a majority stake in the company, one of the three primary owner-operators of Broadway venues.
Patrick Willingham, a former exec at Blue Man Prods., has been named the new exec director of Off Broadway's Public Theater.