Eugene O'Neill is having a Jerry Springer moment in Janos Szasz's wild and raw production of the playwright's overheated "Desire Under the Elms" at the American Repertory Theater. The Hungarian…
Lee Blessing and Rebecca Gilman are among the eight scribes selected from nearly 500 submissions to have their plays developed at the 2005 O'Neill Playwrights Conference in Waterford, Conn., this…
Continuing its awards sweep, John Patrick Shanley's "Doubt" was named best new play Sunday at the 50th annual Drama Desk Awards. "Monty Python's Spamalot" also appears to be on a roll, adding another…
The Woolly Mammoth Theater Company celebrates its 25th anniversary by finally moving into its own comfortable space in northwest D.C. Sadly, the company stumbles out of the gate with "Big Death…
Legit vets Barry and Fran Weissler will develop and produce the planned stage musical version of "The Apprentice," which is aiming for spring 2006 Broadway opening.
Dominic Dromgoole, the director who has doubled as theatrical commentator in such contentious books as "The Full Room," was named Friday the new artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe. Succeeding…
Australian entrepreneur Kerry Jewel is attempting to stage an aggressive comeback. After several aborted stabs at producing the Peter Pan musical "Pan" in Oz through the 1990s, Jewel has set his…
The Woolly Mammoth Theater Company's 25-year nomadic existence is finally over. The company known for its wacky and offbeat plays has moved into the trendiest of D.C. neighborhoods and a facility…
Last month, Houston-based radio and advertising conglom Clear Channel Communications announced that it would divest itself of its theater and live-events arm, Clear Channel Entertainment.
Strands: Stand by for the October West End bow of a new version of Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None," tweaked by contempo scribe Kevin Elyot with Steven Pimlott directing a cast of 10.
Road grosses rose 3.40% to $12,083,859 during Week 50 (May 9-15). One reason for the jump was that "Riverdance" did not report its figures the previous week, but reported a $562,412 gross last week.