The first opera by Stephen Schwartz ("Wicked"), "Seance on a Wet Afternoon," is among the offerings of America Opera Projects' First Chance, a series of concert readings of new works that runs Jan…
A new production of Disney tuner "Tarzan" will make the rounds of four regional theaters in 2009.
A legit hit in London that spawned a successful U.K. tour seems like a natural candidate for a stint on Broadway, especially when the production is written by an Oscar-nommed filmmaker.
Each year when Mark Russell mounts the Under the Radar Festival at the Public Theater, he has to ask himself some serious questions about the nature of his profession. This year, the most pressing…
When it comes to awards, comedies almost always lose out. In the Oscars' 79 years, only five actor prizes have gone to performers in comedies. In theaterland, the Oliviers are only slightly less…
The road shows got their Christmas bonuses from flocks of holiday theatergoers who boosted the Week 31 (Dec. 24-30) total an additional 10% to $16,403,339.
The latest tuner from the book writers of "Jersey Boys," the world preem of a play by Lynn Nottage and a new collaboration between helmer Robert Falls and thesp Brian Dennehy are all on deck for the…
Last fall's Off Broadway hit "Beebo Brinker Chronicles" returns this spring for a 10-week commercial run at 37 Arts.
The widow of a man who worked on an unpublished bio with a member of the Four Seasons is suing for a piece of the hit Rialto tuner "Jersey Boys."
The tourist-fueled holiday frame lavished its usual gifts on Broadway's box office in Week 31 (Dec. 24-30), with total grosses rocketing to $30 million.
Tazewell Thompson has ankled as a.d. of the Westport Country Playhouse due to "artistic and professional differences" with the board of the Connecticut not-for-profit theater.