Musical revivals aren't the surefire cash cows they used to be, so producers are on the prowl for new work. And the New York Musical Theater Festival is helping in the hunt.
Capturing these details in the life of one man -- a parts manager for an electronics company in southwest Denver -- Alan Drury's localized adaptation of his work "The Man Himself" (a longtime staple…
The hottest ticket in London this fall is also the most mysterious: Mike Leigh's new play, which opens in repertory at the National Theater's Cottesloe auditorium Sept. 15 and so far has no name. (A…
For most of its 11-year history, Barrington Stage was the little theater at the southern-most edge of the Berkshires, presenting most of its productions in a high school auditorium.
Hannibal Lecter is impossible to ignore, and so is a theater festival that lets him sing and dance. Anyone strolling through Greenwich Village this month probably heard about the infamous cannibal's…
Robert B. Sherman is 80 and Richard M. Sherman is 77. So better late than never. With their adaptations of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" on the boards and "Mary Poppins" due next season, the songwriting…
Road grosses totaled $7,886,314 in Week 12 (Aug 15-21), down $1,538,626 from the previous week.
Broadway set a record for the mid-August time frame (Aug. 15-21), as 26 shows brought in $15,083,247. Paid attendance, however, looked less than sizzling at 216,336.
The timing of the Sydney Theater Company's new staging of "Summer Rain" is impeccable -- though luck also played a part. In recent years, the Australian Outback region portrayed in the musical has…
The fall harvest of fresh tuners isn't limited to the New York Musical Festival: The National Alliance for Musical Theater's Festival of New Musicals, at Dodger Stages Sept. 25-26, will present…