For many American tuners that have conquered Broadway, London calls. In the case of current Rialto musicals such as "Hairspray," "Jersey Boys," "Grey Gardens" and "Spring Awakening" -- all planning…
Two classic revivals and a new musical under one roof all directed by Jonathan Kent make up the boldest gamble of London's theatrical year. At a cost in excess of £3 million ($6 million), the…
Transferring hit shows from London to New York is rarely a straightforward enterprise, but the past year on Broadway has provided both incentives and cautionary tales for producers contemplating the…
Productions set: 'Othello,' 'Susan,' 'Rhinoceros'
A look at the upcoming crowded period
Yes, even Candarian Demons can come back from the grave.When "Evil Dead: The Musical" closed Off Broadway Feb. 17 after a disappointing run of 126 performances, most people thought that would be the…
At a time when legit road grosses continue to slide, "The Lion King" still counts as royalty. "King" is an anomaly on the road as one of the few Rialto tours going strong. The two road productions of…
For Disney Theatrical Prods., the hardest part of "The Little Mermaid" isn't creating the story's fishbowl-like setting. It's the fact that the intricate show is being created in a figurative…
The Bridge Project, an ambitious initiative designed to span the London and New York legit communities, has hit a snag with the withdrawal of actor Stephen Dillane from Sam Mendes' inaugural…
A healthy summer glow returned to the road in Week 7 (July 9-15): The 13-show slate rose 10% to $13,660,308.
Biz was up for most of the 27 shows on the Rialto in Week 7 (July 9-15) -- but blame two closings in the prior frame for a slight slide in total receipts.