The biggest myths of the year: "Wicked" was a shoo-in to sweep the Tonys, and "Avenue Q" was destined for the road. Herewith is a look at other myths, mysteries and nonstories of the year.
"Fix Up" is Kwame Kwei-Armah's second National Theater play in as many seasons, and this latest effort leaves little doubt that the actor-turned-writer is not lacking in ideas. "Fix Up" defies the…
It was slim pickings under Broadway's Christmas tree this year as receipts slipped 0.1% to $15,929,885, with attendance down 6.7% to 218,336, during Week 30 (Dec. 20-26). By comparison, Santa brought…
Nothing beats the sound of a theatergoer suddenly (and volubly) waking up to snap a forgivably dozy house to attention, as was proved rather more dramatically than a certain British thesp might have…
Strands: It was a good theater year for the Greeks, George W. Bush and the resurgence of the West End musical, which is just one way of summing up the London stage during 2004, which offered an…
There's always something to muck up Broadway's year-end grosses. In 2003, it was the four-day musicians' strike. In 2004, it was the Republican National Convention. So let's call it a wash.
Tuner "Wonderful Town," starring Brooke Shields, will close Jan. 30. The Broadway revival will have played 16 previews and 507 regular performances at the Al Hirschfeld Theater. It joins at least six…
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.