Strands: The world premiere of a new Tom Stoppard play, as yet untitled but with a director onboard in Trevor Nunn, is heading for the Royal Court: An eight-week run is due to kick off in early June…
Broadway continued its slow climb up from the traditional Labor Day dip at the box office. In Week 17 (Sept. 19-25), the 24 shows took in $12,957,926, a gain of $553,215 from the previous week.
Last fall, Seattle's scrappy Empty Space Theater was fighting for its life. Next June, the nonprofit company will begin its 37th season in the brand-new $6.75 million Lee Center for the Performing…
Britain's love affair with David Mamet is sure to be sorely tested by "Romance," even in a Lindsay Posner production that improves upon its Off Broadway debut earlier this year. The courtroom farce…
Florenz Ziegfeld. George Abbott. David Merrick. And now: Oprah Winfrey. With the announcement Sept. 26 that Winfrey signed on to make her Broadway producing debut on the tuner "The Color Purple," the…
"Hair" is back in a blistering, take-no-prisoners London update that lands the 1967 musical firmly in 2005. Purists may resist director Daniel Kramer's extensive rewrite of what, truth to tell, had…
Bankrolled in part by a quintet of product-hungry indie presenters, producers Stuart Oken and Mike Leavitt have set up a new Chi-based theatrical development production company under the moniker…
Road grosses continued to grow during Week 17 (Sept. 19-25), reaching $9,260,175, up $827,186 from the previous week.
Not one but two productions of Garson Kanin's 1946 comedy "Born Yesterday" will be mounted in October, by D.C.'s Arena Stage and South Coast Repertory Theater in Costa Mesa, Calif.
Joe Mantegna will star as blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo in the Falcon Theater's West Coast premiere of Christopher Trumbo's play about his father, "Trumbo."