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…
Last week offered some big plot twists in the ongoing saga of Silvio Berlusconi, who was sentenced to jail just a few days after sealing an important and strategic deal for his Italian pay-TV service.
Surprisingly cumbersome switches between designer Scott Pask's office and courtroom locations are an unintentional metaphor for the problem beneath "The Same Deep Water As Me." Nick Payne — who wrote…
Vitaly Mansky's illuminating documentary explores the contrast between the haves and have-nots along a Russian gas pipeline.
Ben Stiller directs himself in Fox’s Christmas release “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.” The film, which co-stars Kristin Wiig, Adam Scott and Shirley MacLaine, follows a shy man who, while often…
Fox and "Motown" producer Kevin McCollum have formed a joint venture to develop live stage productions based on the studio's titles. They are joined by Tom McGrath and film producer John Davis.
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…
DreamWorks mogul Steven Spielberg wants to work on his own terms, so he's decided to write the checks himself.
Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson were holding court there on Row L of the Lunt-Fontanne Theater as dozens of iPhones clicked away to record the moment.
The Broadway faithful (at least, the part that covers the Baby Boomer demographic ranging from “mature” to “doddering”) will have its mantra ready when cooler heads point out that “Motown: the…
Rialto vet Kevin McCollum has jumped aboard as a producing partner of the behind-the-Broadway-scenes comedy Web series "Submissions Only," kicking in coin for its upcoming third season and hoping to…