No one is gathering 'round to "tell sad stories of the death of kings" in Yale Rep's production of "Richard II." There's precious little mourning of the fall of England's man-child monarch, played by…
For a couple of weeks this fall, the Rialto gets a visit from Rio. Duran Duran, the band best known for its 1980s hits including "Rio," "Hungry Like the Wolf" and "Save a Prayer," will play a…
The contract negotiations between Lyric Opera of Chicago and the American Guild of Musical Artists reached a crescendo on Tuesday. . .
There is a new, more adventurous spirit that is defining West Los Angeles' Geffen Theater: After years of using star actors as a lure, the Geffen now is turning to world and U.S. premieres of works…
Gil Cates is a constant cheerleader. He waxes eloquently about playwrights and directors, his behind-the-scenes staff, his board of directors and anyone who goes against the grain by touting theater…
The Rialto continued its gradual rebound last week, with total grosses climbing about $725,000 to $13.95 million for 24 shows on the boards. Attendance grew by about 10,000 to slightly more than…
The road reversed and headed uphill a robust 18% in week 17 (Sept. 17 - 24). The 13-show slate didn't see any new losses or additions, just a few key increases and added perfs. The 13-show slate…
Horror may be cyclical in Hollywood, but there's one sector where fright always sells.
There's Boston and San Francisco, Chicago and Los Angeles, San Diego and Seattle and Denver. Now New Orleans is aiming to make the list of potential tryout towns for Broadway shows.
A new era in D.C. theater dawns this week with the debut of the Shakespeare Theater Company's new $89 million Sidney Harman Hall, a sleek and functional space that's certain to elevate the profile of…