Qualms, based on Robert Wilson's previous track record, that his "Madama Butterfly" would turn out high on concept and low on reality proved groundless. Original -- even iconoclastic -- as it proved…
Road grosses maintained an upward trajectory during Week 37 (Feb. 2-8). Business totaled $16,876,128 for the 22 shows reporting.
Broadway got a reprieve from wintry weather during Week 37 (Feb. 2-8), and grosses rebounded accordingly. B.O. was up by 7.3% to $12,546,800, and attendance climbed by 10.6% to 195,779.
Matt Wolf: Strands
Better late than never, London's Young Vic Theater has joined the parade of London theaters prepping a sizable makeover that should find an overhauled building reopening to the public in fall 2006.
"Gypsy" got a reprieve, but four other Broadway shows close this month, making it one of the grimmest months in recent history.
After announcing they'll do "Barefoot in the Park" next season, producers Robyn Goodman and Roy Gabay have gone on to secure Broadway rights to "Steel Magnolias."
No two ways about it: Greek tragedy is a tough assignment. Yes, the Greek plays, with zero action, arcane verse schemes and an antiquated dramatic style, take the prize for theatrical intractability…
Suzan-Lori Parks is the first African American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for drama, and her triumphant play, the two-character "Topdog/Underdog," throbs with the sound of a bold, strikingly…
A week after announcing that "Gypsy" would close at the end of the month, producers of the Broadway revival announced that the show will go on, for now.
Mikhail Baryshnikov, star of the dance stage as well as the occasional film, Broadway and TV role (including the final episodes of HBO's "Sex and the City"), will headline "a new theater piece with…