Sherie Rene Scott and Norm Lewis are among the Broadway names who'll star in "The Little Mermaid," Disney's legit tuner opening on the Rialto in December after a tryout in Denver this summer.
Frances Helm, an actress whose 50-year career spanned Broadway, film and television, died Dec. 30 in New York after a long illness. Her death was only recently announced. She was 83.
Evolution may be speeding up for Broadway ticketing. Earlier this week word got out that the League of American Theaters and Producers had last fall dropped its opposition to abolishing laws that cap…
The Circle X Theater Company's staging of "The Brothers Karamazov" ran away with six awards, including outstanding production, at the 2006 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle awards, held Monday at…
ShoWest closed out its confab with a side-splitting kudofest on Thursday evening at the Paris Hotel. Male Star of Tomorrow Shia LaBeouf thanked his "Transformers" director Michael Bay "for the…
Fervent supporters praise her bracing single-mindedness, exasperated detractors accuse her of sheer bloody-mindedness. Most agree, however, that director Katie Mitchell has a unique and theatrically…
If you don't hack them off, dead limbs kill the tree. Just consider "Stay," a new play by Lucy Thurber that could be beautiful if it weren't burdened with a stultifying plot device.
Scripter Stephen Adly Guirgis' powerful legiter "In Arabia We'd All Be Kings" takes a jaundiced look at Mayor Rudy Giuliani's 1990s New York City beautification project and its effect on a group of…
James Carpinello rounds out principal casting of the new legit adaptation of 1980 roller-disco pic "Xanadu." Carpinello will play a frustrated artist who is inspired by a muse to build a roller disco.
Ian McKellen's take on "King Lear" and a new translation of "Peer Gynt" by Robery Bly ("Iron John") are among the offerings of the 2007-08 season at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minn.
New York got hit with 24 hours of sleet last week -- but that didn't keep Broadway auds away. An undaunted box office continued its springtime thaw with the highest total the frame has seen in recent…