Before there was Ovitz or Ari, there was Sue Mengers. During the peak of her clout in the 1970s, the brash barrier-breaker helped popularize the idea of the Hollywood super-agent. The media lapped up…
Sue Mengers, the late, great talent agent, would have loved attending the Geffen Theater Dec. 5 for the gala West Coast opening of “I’ll Eat You Last.” She would have relished the star presence…
"The identification with the play, I think, is about family and what home means to you," says producer Nelle Nugent. She's talking about her Tony-nommed revival of Horton Foote's "The Trip to…
"I'll Eat You Last," the Broadway play toplined by Bette Midler, has become one of the first of the spring's shows to make it into the black, according to producers, with the show recouping its $2.4…
The most important fact about talent agents today is that no one is scared of them anymore.
In "I'll Eat You Last," the dishy Broadway play that opened April 24, it's not just Bette Midler who holds the stage for the 90-minute solo show. Backing her up is one heckuva glam set. . .
Wouldn’t we all kill to be invited to a dinner party at Sue Mengers’? But, as Bette Midler puts it so plainly to the auds at her solo show, “Of course I would ask you to stay but … well … look at…
The five shows opening on Broadway this week have all gotten an awards-season boost, with the Drama League naming a wide-ranging slate of nominations that includes "Macbeth," "The Testament of Mary,"…
With James Bond adventure "Skyfall" taking in more than $1 billion, scribe John Logan could be sitting on his laurels, especially since inking the deal to write the next two Bonds and having already…
Garrett Lewis, a four-time Oscar-nominated set decorator who first spent decades as a dancer and actor, died of natural causes at his home in Woodland Hills, Calif., on Jan. 29. He was 77.
Alan Cumming will return to Broadway this spring in "Macbeth," playing every role in the Bard tragedy in a staging that first played New York over the summer as part of the Lincoln Center Festival.