"The Last Ship," the new Broadway musical with songs by Sting, has filled in its production timeline, with a Chicago tryout set for this summer prior to a fall bow on the Main Stem. Set against the…
Anne Heche's TV roles have hewn toward the whimsical, and "Save Me" – a half-hour premiering with back-to-back episodes on NBC – is no exception. Echoing the movie "Hello Again" (which makes sense…
New musical "Big Fish" has a high-class problem. In the six months between the end of this Chicago tryout and its Broadway launch in September, creatives need to resist tampering too much with…
“The Last Goodbye,” the tuner mash-up of “Romeo and Juliet” and the songs of Jeff Buckley, will open the 2013-14 season at San Diego’s Old Globe Theater. Production, to be directed by Alex Timbers…
It used to be that when a Broadway show booked an out-of-town tryout, it actually went out of town. Not anymore. The world premiere of Rialto-targeted musical "Honeymoon in Vegas" premieres this fall…
WASHINGTON — The 2013-14 theater season in Washington, D.C. is shaping up to include a number of titles that might interest legiters in Gotham and beyond, with the recently announced pre-Broadway…
In the wake of largely poor reviews for the pre-West End tryout in Leicester of the tuner adaptation of "Finding Neverland," producer Harvey Weinstein has raced to implement changes.
The road to Broadway has been mapped out for the tuner version of "Diner," with a San Francisco tryout set for this fall ahead of a targeted spring 2013 bow on the Rialto.
Two Gotham-bound shows that met a mixed response from critics in their Chicago tryouts are now busy retooling before their New York bows.
In an era when a first preview audience disseminates amateur opinions to the world through Internet chatrooms, the out-of-town Broadway tryout seems like an anachronism. Why pay to truck your show…