Tonys, meet Tony. The live broadcast on CBS of the 2007 Tony Awards is up against an episode of "The Sopranos." And not just any installment of "The Sopranos." The last one. Ever.
Broadway box office began to heat up last week, with total receipts climbing more than $600,000 to $20.15 million. Late May usually sees a pickup in Rialto sales, as auds are prodded by the legit…
Costly Broadway play "Coram Boy" has announced it will close May 27 unless receipts go up.
Road receipts decreased in Week 50 (May 7-13) as the 14-show slate dipped 1.08% to $11,816,817. The decrease was due in part to "Twelve Angry Men" being on hiatus.
When actors decide to step up their careers, they do theater. When freelance directors want to raise the level of their game, they run one.
While "The Color Purple" brought Atlanta's Alliance Theater some green when it transferred to Broadway, the announcement last week that the company will receive this year's regional theater Tony…
When Tina Fabrique starts to sing one of the nearly two dozen hits from the Ella Fitzgerald songbook, the biographical musical "Ella" finds its voice. Unfortunately, book writer Jeffrey Hatcher is…
The relationship between virtual and real-world violence is probed in "First Person Shooter," newish company SF Playhouse's first world-premiere staging. Penned by Aaron Loeb, whose day job is…
Paradoxically, there couldn't be a better or worse moment to stage "Vernon God Little." Opening three weeks after the events at Virginia Tech, the play is a faithful, fast-paced adaptation of D.B.C…
Why mess with a masterpiece? To bring something new to it. That must have been the thinking behind transferring Powell and Pressburger's 1946 classic British movie "A Matter of Life and Death"…
The Center Theater Group has mixed British flavor with American fare in the Mark Taper Forum's 2007-08 season. In its 41st season, the Taper will feature a pair of British plays, Alan Bennett's "The…