Broadway grosses dipped during Week 26 (Nov. 17-23), falling by 6% to $15,104,456. It was the fall season's grimmest frame: "Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All" closed after opening night…
The road take dipped a bit during Week 26 (Nov. 17-23). Total for the 21 shows reporting was off 3.5% to $15,328,014.
British playwright Simon Bent fashions a factitious Jesus Christ in contempo life for the title role in his adaptation of John Irving's 1989 novel "A Prayer for Owen Meany."
The citizens of Springfield descend en masse upon Bard Country in "MacHomer," Canadian performer Rick Miller's frenetic solo show. More of an impressive stunt than anything else, this short piece…
"Another heavenly day," chimes Felicity Kendal's Winnie on cue at the start of Peter Hall's very nearly heavenly West End revival of "Happy Days," and the first thing one registers is the actress's…
Halloween has come late this year to the National Theater, which has a treat for any season on hand in Martin McDonagh's overwhelming "The Pillowman." However eye-popping the production, the real…
Carlos Bulosan did more than write the short story that "Romance of Magno Rubio" is based on; he lived it. A former Filipino migrant worker, small of stature but propelled by big romantic dreams…
Martin Markinson, owner of Gotham's Helen Hayes Theater, has expanded his L.A. legit holdings with the intention of adding to L.A.'s commercial theater scene. "With the closing of the Canon Theater…
Goodspeed Musicals may be going upriver. The producing organization, which runs the 398-seat Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn., and the 200-seat Norma Terris Theater in nearby Chester, is…
"Take Me Out" will not brave the harsh cold of a Broadway winter. The show's producers have posted a closing notice for Jan. 4.
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