The Tony Awards have staked out a date for 2008, with the ceremony skedded to air live from Radio City Music Hall June 15, 2008. Production eligibility cutoff for the 2007-08 season has been set for…
Hollywood calls them "tentpoles," those B.O. blockbusters that hold up the whole industry. Legiters don't use that buzzword, but secretly they anticipate a few shows that will generate the kind of…
The Broadway road is always happy to get top-tier titles like "Spamalot" and "Jersey Boys." But those shows don't fill one increasingly crucial segment of the touring market -- family-friendly…
This season, Gotham's theater companies get risky with a few well-known but seldom-seen revivals.
Why did Joan Rivers elect to perform a workshop production of "The Joan Rivers Theater Project" at San Francisco's Magic Theater?
The right kind of legit is still thriving in Sin City after some very lean seasons. But with high-end, uber-theatrical ultra-lounges now spreading like kudzu in the desert, the lure of sex, bottle…
In an era when a first preview audience disseminates amateur opinions to the world through Internet chatrooms, the out-of-town Broadway tryout seems like an anachronism. Why pay to truck your show…
Lydia R. Diamond's "Stick Fly" leaps with flinty dialogue, crisply tailored performances and a plot laced with hidden secrets and shocking revelations.
Casting director Tara Rubin brought Boggess to the attention of the Las Vegas team behind "The Phantom of the Opera," who made her their first Christine, and she also introduced the actress to "The…
Producers of the hit London revival of the 1962 farce "Boeing-Boeing" have set their sights on a spring Broadway run for the show, posting a casting notice with a March 2008 start date for rehearsals.
A koan, as defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is "a paradox to be meditated upon that is used to train Zen Buddhist monks to abandon ultimate dependence on reason and to force them into…