While "Anne and Gilbert" begins pleasantly enough, the opening scenes give little warning it will become a standard on the Canadian musical theater scene. Yet that seems likely to happen with this…
It's not quite theater and not quite a scavenger hunt, but "Accomplice" is definitely becoming a brand.
For a while, it looked as if the bouffant of "Hairspray" had begun to sag. Auds started to taper off. A Vegas incarnation shuttered swiftly. Broadway sales were up and down, and there were the…
Twelve angry women are providing the inspiration for "The Penelopiad," the first-ever co-production between England's Royal Shakespeare Company and Canada's National Arts Center.
It's all systems go for Elephant Eye Theatrical. Devoted to developing new book musicals, the legit producing org, an unusual initiative that partners 12 nonprofits and three commercial presenting…
A couple of Broadway long-runners drew crowds last week, with both the five-year-old "Hairspray" and the 13-year-old "Beauty and the Beast" pulling in capacity auds.
The road continued uphill in Week 8 (July 16-22): The 14-show slate gained 10.3%, bringing it to $15,069,663.
Which headline-grabbing playwright will make the biggest splash in the West End this fall? Er, William Shakespeare.
Rosie O'Donnell in "No, No, Nanette" and Christine Ebersole in "Applause" topline the 2008 Encores! season at New York City Center.
"The Four of Us" is the final show to fall into place in Manhattan Theater Club's 2007-08 season at City Center. The play by Itamar Moses ("Bach at Leipzig") will play in MTC's smallest space, Stage…
An inability to distinguish between high comedy and farce, and between "artificial" and "fake," has crippled many a production of Wilde, Shaw and Orton, and it accounts for the Old Globe's woeful…