Joe Mantello's Broadway production of "Take Me Out" takes the West Coast -- albeit with a near-complete change of cast -- in this hardy edition presented under Seattle Rep's auspices. Neither that…
"Law & Order" thesp and musical legit star Jerry Orbach died of prostate cancer Tuesday in Manhattan after weeks of treatment. He was 69.
The curse of Max Bialystock has struck again. Tony Award winner Nathan Lane has been forced to withdraw almost two weeks early from London's "The Producers" due to two slipped discs.
Morris Panych's critically acclaimed performance piece "The Overcoat," which has already played throughout Canada, Europe and Australia, will finally make its American premiere Jan. 18 at the…
There was no year-end bonus for Broadway. With Christmas falling on Saturday, the lucrative weekend perfs were adversely affected. A few shows even skipped a matinee in favor of a seven-perf sked…
British author Salman Rushdie, forced into hiding for years after Iran's leader ordered him killed, has joined protests against the axing of a play depicting rape and murder in a Sikh temple.
"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.
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…