The play is still not the thing for American TV audiences, as Sunday's Tony Awards telecast improved only slightly upon the previous year's record-low tune-in. Preliminary Nielsens show an average of…
"This was the first play my father took me to 20 years ago," Liev Schreiber said of "Glengarry Glen Ross." "I saw Joe Mantegna. I'm not afraid to say that I was ripping Joe off"
King Arthur's knights found their holy grail Sunday, as "Monty Python's Spamalot" beat all comers to be honored as the season's best musical.
The Bard is boffo on Broadway. "Julius Caesar," starring Denzel Washington, has recouped its $3 million capitalization, according to the show's producers. Magic day was Sunday. Investors and…
Continuing its awards sweep, John Patrick Shanley's "Doubt" was named best new play Sunday at the 50th annual Drama Desk Awards. "Monty Python's Spamalot" also appears to be on a roll, adding another…
And the first casualty of the Tony Awards season is ... "Little Women." The Broadway musical will close Sunday after having played 55 previews and 137 regular performances at the Virginia Theater.
The 1980s are back in theaters. And no wonder: It's good business for producers to wait 20 years before reviving a play or musical. This season alone, they brought back "La Cage aux Folles," "Steel…
Broadway's auds went ga-ga over the marquees advertising Billy Crystal and Denzel Washington. Their respective shows, "700 Sundays" and "Julius Caesar," grossed like big musicals, and set house…
To recast or not to recast: That's the dilemma often arising when a British hit is snapped up by Broadway. Some shows cross the Atlantic virtually intact, like the 1997 Tony-winning revival of "A…
Don't point out to Natasha Richardson and John C. Reilly that Edward Hall, the director of their "A Streetcar Named Desire" revival, is a Brit -- unless you want to uncork Broadway-sized emotions.