Surprise, everybody! The jukebox musical is alive and well, thanks to some fresh thinking from the man who virtually invented the form nearly 30 years ago -- Richard Maltby Jr. "Ring of Fire" (in…
Broadway ended summer 2005 with an impressive paid attendance of 3,485,407, which tops pre-9/11 numbers for the first time since 2001.
Pig Iron has done it again. This imaginative, disciplined Philadelphia-based troupe -- expanded to a remarkable 35 performers for this show -- entertains with high theatricality while provoking with…
Noises Off: The 2005 summer session, which ran from May 30 up to Labor Day, ended with a B.O. bang. Forget about grosses, which are fueled by inflated ticket prices.
A large cast -- "The West Wing" star Rob Lowe in his West End debut included -- huffs and puffs its way through the London preem of "A Few Good Men," which has only a few things to commend it to…
The A-train isn't the 405, and the Algonquin isn't the Ivy. But Broadway is starting to look a lot like Hollywood.
Studios on Broadway are becoming as common as palm trees in Los Angeles. Following its "Beauty and the Beast" and "The Lion King," Disney Theatrical plans "Tarzan" this spring, "Mary Poppins" next…
Most people in the New York theater credit William Treish as being the first legit manager, a career that dates back to the early 1970s.
NEW YORK -- Although road grosses fell in Week 14 (Aug. 22-28) to $6,572,361, the drop was significantly smaller than the previous week's fall -- off $292,307 compared with Week 13's slump of…
Studios have never been strangers to Broadway. Since the early days of talkies, Hollywood has poached stories and talent from the Great White Way, sometimes to the dismay of the legit crowd.