Legend has it that 14th-century pirate Klaus Stoertebeker, on the day of his execution in Hamburg, struck a grisly deal with the town's mayor that guaranteed freedom for his captured shipmates: All…
Despite the mouthwatering prospects on offer in London's fall season -- Simon McBurney's new Complicite show "A Disappearing Number" at the Barbican; Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris directing "War…
The road slid a little faster downhill, by 6.69% in Week 14 (Aug. 27-Sept. 2), down further from a decline of about 3% the week before. The 13-show slate grossed a total of $13,151,173.
It's starting to look like the revival of "Grease" might actually be the one that Broadway auds want.
On a Broadway landscape dominated by bigger-is-better tuners, "A Catered Affair" is thinking small.
How big a hit will "Young Frankenstein" be? Its producers say we'll just have to guesstimate. In a surprising move, Mel Brooks and Robert F.X. Sillerman, the two producers behind Brooks' latest…
The 2007-08 season of Off Broadway theater troupe the Transport Group includes a new tuner co-written by Michael Patrick King ("Sex and the City").
Sales were hot on Broadway this summer, with total grosses climbing to $261.8 million for the first 14 weeks of the 2007-08 season, stretching from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Casting, the old saw says, is everything. Having John Lithgow in splendidly imperious form as Malvolio in the Royal Shakespeare Company's new production of "Twelfth Night" is certainly a boon -- and…
In "America LoveSexDeath," the most disturbing thing about Billy the Mime's work is that it's beautiful. With just a few movements of his hands, his long fingers bent toward his stomach, he creates…
The plays of Plautus are widely and incorrectly thought to be a laugh riot on the strength of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," which actually incorporates only one line and a few…