Deaf West Theater’s well-received production of Tony-winning musical “Spring Awakening” has set the dates for a Broadway run, snapping up the Brooks Atkinson Theater for an 18-week stay. The show…
The National Alliance for Musical Theater has set the slate for its 2015 Festival of New Musicals, the annual showcase of new work that attracts commercial and regional stage producers from around…
“Broadway Idiot,” the documentary feature chronicling the creation of the legit musical version of Green Day album “American Idiot,” is on tap for release this fall in theaters and on VOD through a…
As underscored by the recent addition of Off Broadway gigs for Ed Harris and Bill Pullman, the familiar faces won’t just be showing up on Broadway next season: Off Broadway's 2013-14 lineup has…
The Sundance Institute's Theater Program will present its inaugural Tennesee Williams Award to playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, the scribe whose latest play will bow later this spring at the Humana…
Broadway director Michael Mayer ("Spring Awakening," "American Idiot") takes on his first opera with the Met's new "Rigoletto," which he relocates from 16th-century Mantua to Rat Pack-era Las Vegas.
Director Michael Mayer ("Spring Awakening," "American Idiot") has taken it upon himself, with the help of playwright Peter Parnell, to reconceive Alan Jay Lerner and Burton Lane's 1965 musical "On a…
A new tuner from the creators of "Spring Awakening" and a play by Patricia Wettig are among the offerings on tap for the 2011 Powerhouse Theater Season from New York Stage and Film and Vassar College.
In the tradition of "Hair," "Rent" and "Spring Awakening" comes "American Idiot."
From "Hair" to "Rent" to "Spring Awakening," composers have sought to reinvigorate musical theater by harnessing the energy and raw expressiveness of rock.
Anyone expecting the director, producing team and Off Broadway company behind "Spring Awakening" to follow the Tony-winning rock musical with another hard-driving excursion into adolescent unease…