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…
Unlike film and TV, which honor their veterans by giving them awards and not returning their agents' phone calls, Broadway knows how to treat its living legends: It puts them to work.
Who knew what Disney would ultimately bring with "Beauty and the Beast" and "The Lion King"? In certain Broadway theaters, booster seats for kids are outpacing hearing devices for seniors. Children…
Franco-American relations may be at a historical low, but for Minneapolis' Theatre de la Jeune Lune, this year's Tony Award winner for best regional theater, the creative collision of French and…
If Tony nominations represent a temperature gauge for the Broadway climate, then this year's nods demonstrate that the theater community is refusing to bow to Hollywood luminaries or to put another…
John Patrick Shanley's "Doubt" added further certainty to its awards season momentum Wednesday, when it was honored as best play of the 2004-05 legit season by the New York Drama Critics Circle.
While the success of "Spamalot" and "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" in the Tony nominations appears likely to put wind in the sails of other screen-to-stage transfers, the cold shoulder shown to jukebox…
Tuesday's windfall of 11 nominations including musical, book, score, direction and all three leads for "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" looks likely to accelerate the show's journey to the road and…