"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.
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…
"Little fiddles and bits." That's how Harvey Fierstein describes the fix-up job that falls to the book writer when a big musical like "La Cage aux Folles" is revived for Broadway.
Lightning strikes twice for Carole Shorenstein Hays. She led the producer teams to move "Topdog/Underdog" and "Doubt" to Broadway. And just like the 2002 win by Suzan-Lori Parks, playwright John…
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.
There's a 39-year span between Mike Nichols first Broadway musical, "The Apple Tree," and his follow-up effort, "Monty Python's Spamalot." The Rialto has changed, he says.
On paper, it looked like one of the sleepier entries of the 2004-05 season: A 1950s teleplay was set to make its Broadway debut after being recycled as a 1957 movie and a fave stage play at community…