There's a certain synchronicity about Paul Newman taking on the role of blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo in this popular bio-show vehicle which began off-Broadway and is now making its way into…
Back in the day when the theater, even mainstream theater, functioned as a laboratory for new ideas and untried techniques, you could use the word "groundbreaking" about a show and really mean it.
Actors' Equity and the League of American Theaters and Producers have released an outline of their new four-year contract covering touring productions and Broadway shows. Averting a strike, the two…
It takes a real gift to make the mere question "Do you?" at once sexy, funny and mysterious, but it long ago became clear that Helen McCrory is no mere actress. That rare performer who can…
Road grosses plunged 15.2% to $10,927,750 during Week 5 (June 28-July 4). Independence Day weekend is never kind to the theater biz, and "Riverdance" and "Les Miserables" closed at the end of Week 4…
Strands: The high-profile Andrew Lloyd Webber-David Zippel tuner "The Woman In White" won't be the first West End musical out of the starting gate this fall.
Let's make a movie of that Kipling story "The Man Who Would Be King." We could cast Christopher Plummer as Kipling and get Sean Connery and Michael Caine to play British rogues who trek into the…
Val Kilmer has been cast as Moses in the upcoming stage musical "The Ten Commandments," set to open Sept. 27 at Hollywood's Kodak Theater. It won't be the actor's first stab at the biblical…
The Royal Shakespeare Co. will launch a 22-week West End residency in November at the Albery Theater in what artistic director Michael Boyd calls "a major new chapter in the reorganization of the…
Disney's "The Lion King" has nabbed 11 nominations and topped the list for the 2004 Helpmann Awards, Australia's Tony's.
A veteran New York press rep is suing the Goodspeed Musicals in East Haddam, Conn., for breach of contract and nonpayment of services.