Heavy-handed governments lend themselves quite readily to satire. Setting "Post Mortem" eight years in the future, A.R. Gurney posits the results of the Bush regime, envisioning curtailed civil…
Never mind wanting to "have it all." Sarah Treem's Amanda in "A Feminine Ending" despairs of having any of it: career, relationship, stable family or purpose.
After playwright J.M. Barrie created the eternally youthful Peter Pan, he continued to deal with the subjects of aging and relative maturity in his comedy "Alice Sit-by-the-Fire."
The customary January doldrums tightened their grip on Broadway last week as grosses dipped by 25% overall to total $15,474,798. That news was made even grimmer by comparison with the same frame last…
David Ives has done with "New Jerusalem" what many of us do when we're hungry late at night and have only two edible things -- things that might go well together, you never know -- left in the…
The Edies of "Grey Gardens" will be reunited when Erin Davie joins previously announced star Christine Ebersole in the Encores! staging of "Applause," running Feb. 7-10 at New York City Center.
Weep no more. The Broadway musical "Cry-Baby," adapted from John Waters' cult movie about bikers and squares facing off in rock 'n' roll-obsessed 1950s Baltimore, has secured a New York home at the…
With "In This Corner," Steven Drukman sets out to restore the rep of Joe Louis (1914-81), unassuming "Brown Bomber" sandwiched between the more controversial Jack Johnson and Muhammad Ali but…
Broadway doesn't usually do topical -- tuners, after all, are just starting to get the hang of rock music.
In transitioning from press agent to producer, Jeffrey Richards was just following in the footsteps of Rialto legend Alexander H. Cohen.
Broadway experienced its usual post-Christmas B.O. dip in Week 32 (Dec. 31-Jan. 6).