Perhaps Suzanne Somers and husband-producer Alan Hamel had no idea when they scheduled "The Blonde and the Thunderbird" for its limited summer run on Broadway that they'd be following the opening of…
Three Wise Monkeys Theater Company looks to raise funds while catering to short attention spans.
Edward C. Powell, First VP of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, has announced his retirement after 34 years on the general exec board.
Michael Loprete's world premiere portrait of mediocre rock musicians who refuse to grow up is like a song with a great hook that falters in the verses and bridge. Whenever the central premise is…
Whither the non-Equity roadshow? At least as far as big cities are concerned, the controversial, much-lamented phenom seems to have vanished as quickly as it arrived.
Broadway set a record in Week 6 (July 4-10), though the July 4 session has never been one of the theater's fave holiday frames. So much for the good news; the B.O. tally still fell $432,704, or…
You have to go back 40-plus years to find the Golden Age of Musicals. The bumper season of 1959-60 produced "Fiorello!," "Gypsy," "The Sound of Music" and "Take Me Along." But the Tonys tempted fate…
Noises Off: "It's a one-two punch, and then three strikes you're out," jokes Jill Clayburgh. Probably not. After a 20-year absence, the actress returns to Broadway in not one but two productions…
Keith Powell is the 25-year-old founder of Contemporary Stage, a multicultural summer Equity company now in its second season. Last year, CSC's inaugural season won two Barrymore Awards in…
Given the intricacies of time and place woven into the plots, adapting Shakespearean drama is fraught with danger. When it fails, as it most often does, it is usually because the new circumstances…