Blond wood floor, glass staircase, recessed lighting, bookcases built into stone-colored walls with double-height windows… Hildegard Bechtler's elegantly architectural set has an effective, almost…
Harvey Fierstein will head back to Broadway in a new tuner adaptation of Paddy Chayefsky tale "A Catered Affair," skedded to hit the Rialto in spring 2008.
Scott Sanders, producer of stage musical "The Color Purple," has formed a company to hatch legit productions and features. On the film side, Scott Sanders Prods. will be staked to a first-look deal…
Some supporting characters involved in momentous historical events have the potential to be as intriguing as the protagonists themselves. Take Laura Keene, the actress performing onstage at Ford's…
The Chelsea mainstage of Off Broadway's nonprofit Atlantic Theater company has a new name, courtesy of husband-and-wife donors Linda and Daniel Gross.
The noise of dully insistent rain fills the auditorium and a sudden thunderclap cues the dimming of the house-lights. To the sound of simultaneously jaunty and sinister "Six Feet Under"-style plucked…
A nostalgic look at a bygone era, Michael Elias' "The Catskill Sonata" is a pleasant and comfortable piece of theater, much like a well-wrought sitcom. The writing is witty, the many characters…
Argentine-Chilean dramatist Jorge Diaz, who spent most of his career in Chile and Spain, died March 12 of cancer of the esophagus in Santiago. He was 77.
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…