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The widow of a man who worked on an unpublished bio with a member of the Four Seasons is suing for a piece of the hit Rialto tuner "Jersey Boys."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.
For its international debut in Sydney ahead of a Broadway bow in fall 2008, London hit "Billy Elliot the Musical" has undergone a slight but significant makeover, with softer Thatcher themes, lighter…
San Francisco's Magic Theater has joined the list of regional theaters hit by economic woes, with the org declaring it must raise $350,000 by Jan. 9 to stay open.
Andrew Lloyd Webber is talking up his long-gestating sequel to legit juggernaut "The Phantom of the Opera," telling the London press he's hoping for a late 2009 preem for three productions bowing…
Echoing its blockbuster success in Sydney, London and Hamburg, Germany, the North American premiere production of "Dirty Dancing -- The Classic Story on Stage" has broken box office records in…