Avner Garbi, an Israeli actor and director who co-founded the Jewish Repertory Theater in Gotham and was a founding member of the West Coast Ensemble, died May 22 in Los Angeles. He was 70. Garbi was…
Broadway box office slipped in the wake of Memorial Day weekend, with most shows on the boards reporting declines for the first week of the 2013-14 season. With overall attendance down, it helped to…
Brillstein Entertainment Partners has recruited TV vet Robin Schwartz as prexy of its television unit. Shingle has also set a first-look pact with ABC Studios. Schwartz succeeds JoAnn Alfano, who has…
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…
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…
WASHINGTON -- The Kennedy Center will produce the world premiere of new tuner "Little Dancer," with book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and score by Stephen Flaherty. Susan Stroman ("The Scottsboro Boys,"…
Susan Stroman ("The Producers") will helm and choreograph the U.K. preem of Kander and Ebb's tuner "The Scottsboro Boys" at leading off-West End producing house The Young Vic this fall.
Scribes who are determined to shoot themselves in the foot usually direct their own plays. Colman Domingo, a thesp with notable profesh credentials ("The Scottsboro Boys," "Passing Strange") wisely…
Broadway tuner "Catch Me If You Can" and features "Black Swan," "Burlesque" and "Mao's Last Dancer" are among the nominees tapped for the dance-centric Fred and Adele Astaire Awards.
John Cullum is locked in to reprise his role in "The Scottsboro Boys," the Kander and Ebb tuner heading to Broadway in the fall.