It's been a quarter-century since Patti LuPone sang the old ones in the intimacy of a small club that requested the proverbial two-drink minimum. That was during her acclaimed award-winning turn as…
Can you successfully sell a Broadway musical as a cause? The many producers of "Caroline, or Change" are about to find out. The show's direct-mail campaign eschews those oft-used words "critically…
A washed-up screenwriter turns college professor in Bruce Graham's familiar indictment of Hollywood as a venal, crass place rife with liars. When one of the professor's students writes a marketable…
Broadway grosses dropped 2.9% to $15,195,049 during Week 45 (March 29-April 4), but that figure was still a record for the time frame. Attendance went down 3.2% to 232,751.
Road grosses went up a slight 0.2% to $13,996,322 during Week 45 (March 29-April 4).
Strands: Gavin Lee, the spindly British performer from such briefly glimpsed West End musicals as "A Saint She Ain't" and "Peggy Sue Got Married," has been tapped to play Bert in "Mary Poppins," a…
Jerome Lawrence, who died last month, penned commandments for playwrights: "Thou shalt not commit television" was big on his list.
An inconsistent production that sags in the first act, Tom Moore's staging of "The Royal Family" allows the hyperkinetic activity in the Cavendish household to flow rather than explode. Moore's…
Can you imagine trying to knit a sweater with no yarn? An analogous process is taking place nightly at the Plymouth Theater, as Frank Langella valiantly attempts to conjure an evening's entertainment…
A.R. Gurney adds a playwright's voice to the chorus of disapproval surrounding George W. in this impish piece of agitprop, directed with understated wit by Jim Simpson and adorned by lively perfs…
Jumping ship, Roy A. Somlyo has been named executive consultant to the Drama Desk Awards.