The Grinch hasn't just stolen Christmas. He's also snatched the No. 1 position on Broadway away from perennial top dog "Wicked."
When it comes to its future as a home for sit-down productions of big musicals, Toronto is in step with Mark Twain, who said: "The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated."
When "The Coast of Utopia" opened at Lincoln Center Theater this fall, the challenges of selling the mammoth production were almost as daunting as its staging.
Scott Rudin and Miramax are teaming to bring the Pulitzer Prize-winning Catholic-school drama "Doubt" to the bigscreen. Playwright John Patrick Shanley will write and direct the pic, with Rudin…
Actors' Equity has filed another charge with the Natl. Labor Relations Board against American Girl Place, New York, the retail outpost of the popular line of dolls.
It's roller disco on the Rialto. A stage version of the 1980 movie tuner "Xanadu," which originally aimed to arrive Off Broadway this spring, has upped the ante by claiming Broadway's Helen Hayes…
The Irish Repertory Company has gift-wrapped the 1944 MGM Judy Garland starrer "Meet Me in St. Louis" as holiday fare. Low on production values but high on charm, this mini-musical -- boosted by the…
Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's "The Apple Tree" is a female musical comedy performer's dream. But while the triptych of musical vignettes was charming in its semi-staged Encores! presentation last…
New play "Bill W. and Dr. Bob," about the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous, receives an Off Broadway berth at New World Stages in February.
New York Times legit critic Charles Isherwood has scored the Nathan Award, a criticism laurel administered by Cornell U. and endowed by the late critic George Jean Nathan.
Not all Irish drunks are charming rogues, loquacious storytellers or wise souls with a touch of the blarney. Some are just sad humans lost in a limbo of loneliness, fear and regret. Such is the main…