Awards season has been kind to Oscar-nommed Peter Morgan, whose screenplay for "The Queen" has enough trophies to fill a mantlepiece. Next stop: The Tonys?
A revival of a 1973 psychological drama about a boy who blinds six horses might seem unlikely to cause a box office stampede. But that thinking doesn't allow for the "Harry Potter" factor. The play…
A midweek snowstorm didn't keep auds away from Broadway in Week 38 (Feb. 12-18). The street got its usual jolt from Presidents Day weekend, which sent grosses up to $17.2 million for 28 shows on the…
Road receipts grew in Week 38 (Feb. 12-18) as the 12-show slate increased 9.18% to $10,495,719.
Like a department store luring Christmas shoppers in the fall, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe is making an advance foray into New York to drum up attention in March.
The American minstrel show at once humanized and stereotyped African-Americans. By the early 20th century, the form had become racist and objectionable. Jason Christophe White's "The Dance: The…
Snow falls steadily throughout "John Gabriel Borkman." Glimpsed through the tall windows of Peter McKintosh's somber Norwegian house, it covers not just the chilled ground but the past mistakes of…
Muriel Romanes' production of Torben Betts' new play, "The Unconquered," seemingly offers everything you would hope to find in a progressive piece of theater: The style rejects realism in favor of…
As anyone who caught her Tony-winning turn in "The History Boys" will attest, Frances de la Tour, high priestess of droll, could wring laughs out of reading an airline timetable.
D. Tucker Smith weaves fiction and history through an interracial love story in "The Great Game," which explores a clash between the expanding Russian and British empires in 1870 and a racist…
"American Idol" winner Fantasia Barrino steps into the lead role of "The Color Purple" on Broadway April 10. Announcement was made on the Thursday episode of "Idol," during which Barrino sang a…