Chestnuts might not have been roasting on the open fire at UCLA's "A John Waters Christmas," although given the host's love of dark humor, you could be forgiven if you expected to find Jack Frost…
With the likes of August Wilson struggling for Broadway's affection and countless scripts languishing in staged-reading hell, the American play is in trouble. Each season it gets harder to see…
Broadway decomposed like yesterday's turkey during Week 27 (Nov. 29-Dec. 5), with receipts falling 9.6% to $15,696,849 as tourists went home after a Thanksgiving weekend jaunt. Ticket sales dropped a…
Road grosses fell 7.5% to $12,167,023 during Week 27 (Nov. 29-Dec. 5) despite one extra show on the boards, as 12 of 19 returning shows saw grosses decrease.
Noises Off: According to the critical consensus of Gotham's theater reviewers, the greatest talent of the musical theater is 1) Stephen Sondheim, 2) Mel Brooks, 3) Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman, 4)…
The Broadway stars of "The Producers" and "Rent" will repeat their roles on film, so the original cast of "Hairspray" may be wondering if they're in line for New Line's pic version.
Acknowledging the lure of tremendous facilities, resources and talent, Kent Thompson, artistic producing director of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival for the past 15 years, has agreed to become…
"The Mambo Kings" has landed the Broadway Theater, which "Bombay Dreams" will vacate Jan. 1. The incoming tuner will open Aug. 18 at the 1,752-seat Broadway, with previews beginning July 18.
In post-election 2004 America, musicals don't come with more built-in topicality than Jerry Herman's "La Cage aux Folles," which deals with homophobia and a political platform constructed on moral…
Scribes David Rambo and Judi Ann Mason are among judges for First Stage Theater's one-act play contest, with the winner to be chosen Saturday. The three finalists are "Tree Man" by Steven Schutzman…