Mel Brooks' "The Producers" is transformed from the star showcase it was on the Great White Way to a wild 'n' wacky ensemble piece. Jason Alexander isn't about to command the stage the way Nathan…
Toronto-based Harvard philosophy graduate David Egan certainly jumped in the deep end when he decided on an incident involving philosophers Ludwig Wittgenstein, Karl Popper and Bertrand Russell as…
This summer marks the first headlining tour from Blue Man Group, the music/performance art phenomenon.This tour is ostensibly to promote a new rock album, "The Complex" (Lava/Blue Man), which brings…
Fancy a singing, dancing Hobbit? That wish may be granted in 2005, when a musical version of "The Lord of the Rings" lands on the West End. Early plans are for an opening in just under two years of…
First the Oscars, now the Tonys. Paul Newman has made it clear he will not attend the June 8 Tony Awards telecast, despite his actor nomination for "Our Town."
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
With Brian Dennehy attending as guest of honor on his night off from Broadway's "Long Day's Journey Into Night," the Boston Theater Critics Assn.'s 21st Elliot Norton Awards were presented May 19 at…
It isn't over until the horn player votes. Last week, the musicians union ratified its contract with the League of American Theaters & Producers.
Broadway, the Ride: thrill-packed opening, scary plummet in the middle, dashing if not splashy finish. In the end, and despite its ups and downs, the 2002-03 Broadway season set a B.O. record.
The hills are alive with the sound of Tony Award soul-searching. For the sake of the venerable legit legions, we hope that the rejuvenation effort has positive results. Seeking to stop a steep…