For years now, Les Waters has been in the enviable position of handpicking his projects. Lately, the prolific legit director is handpicking a lot of them. His production of "Eurydice," an early play…
When Cate Blanchett and her husband, playwright Andrew Upton, assume the helm of the Sydney Theater Company next year, they will inherit a vibrant stage entity with three production divisions, a…
Forget "Prison Break." In Berlin, local prisoners are putting on their own show. Aufbruch, a theater group working at the Justizvollzugsanstalt Tegel (JVA Tegel) correctional facility, is celebrating…
There are times when a TV listing reads like a Playbill. Or vice versa. Television has always combed Gotham stages for new faces, giving casting directors a perennial headache when pilot season rolls…
The 2007 editions of Canada's two major theater festivals are up and running with most of their major repertory in place. But while the Shaw Festival is fielding one of its strongest seasons in…
Thommie Walsh, a Tony-winning choreographer who was in the original Broadway cast of "A Chorus Line," died June 2 in Auburn, N.Y. after a long battle with lymphoma.
Theater owner and entrepreneur Anthony De Santis died June 6 in Chicago of cancer.
Broadway gained a healthy glow in the wake of the Tonys in Week 3 (June 11-17), with a solid number of shows on the boards seeing increases in sales, though not spectacular ones.
Road receipts increased in Week 3 (June 11-17) as the 14-show slate rose 3.13% to $13,584,492.
Despite its talk of amputation, imprisonment and torture, "Beyond Glory" is an uplifting play. Adapted from Larry Smith's book, which collects interviews with two dozen recipients of the…
Leonard Soloway and Steven M. Levy have dissolved their legit general management and producing partnership, with Soloway opening his own office midtown and Levy moving to London to be exec producer…