"Mamma Mia!," the Abba musical, has passed the $1 billion mark in worldwide grosses and been seen by more than 20 million people. Earlier this year, the hit tuner celebrated its fifth anniversary in…
Jessica Lange will play Amanda Wingfield in the Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie," opening March 15 at the Ethel Barrymore Theater.
After getting a boost the previous week, Broadway took a typical mid-December dip during Week 29 (Dec. 13-19) as grosses fell 4.8% to $15,944,234 and attendance dropped 5.3% to 233,997.
Road grosses plunged 20.0% to $12,753,250 during Week 29 (Dec. 13-19) as seven shows went on hiatus: "Big River," "The King and I," "Hairspray," "Little Shop of Horrors," "Jesus Christ Superstar" and…
Noises Off: Is there life beyond Dec. 25? In the world of legit, "Xmas" has a way of turning into a four-letter word come the New Year.
It's not a lot of laffs for stand-up comedians these days. Auds have grown tougher and the pay is paltry.
"Mary Poppins" is airborne in London, hoisted aloft by some ethereal reviews. But the main question making the West End rounds at the moment is just how high "Poppins" is flying, given co-producers…
Critic's Notebook: Whether it's the high cost of mounting ensemble productions or the dearth of commercially viable new plays, never before have so many Broadway stages echoed to the sound of just…
The British legit biz is mulling the implications of riots that forced a theater to shutter a Sikh play and drove its playwright into hiding.
Mel Brooks' boffo tuner-turned-pic "The Producers," which two weeks ago lost Nicole Kidman as a topliner, is in talks with Uma Thurman to replace her.
"Hallelujah, Baby!" won the musical Tony in 1968, but a reworked revival staged by Arthur Laurents received tepid notices from D.C. crix following its opening last week at Arena Stage.